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Introducing Microsoft Teams for Free!

You did read that right. There is a free version of Microsoft Teams available worldwide in 40 languages!

Microsoft Teams is a platform that combines all areas of work, such as chat, meetings, notes and attachments in all on one platform. 

The purpose of this is to give small businesses, who don’t have a commercial Office 365 subscription, the opportunity to an introductory experience of using Teams.

Features Available

  • Up to 300 People on your Team.
  • Unlimited Chat Messages & Search.
  • Built-in Audio & Video Calling for Individuals, Groups and Full Team meetups.
  • 10 GB of team file storage plus additional 2 GB per person for personal storage.
  • Integrated, real-time content creation with Office Online apps, including Adobe, Evernote and Trello.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with anyone inside or outside your organisation, backed by Microsoft’s secure, global infrastructure.

Teams and Office 365

The Teams service integrates with your business’ Office 365 subscription to allow seamless productivity to appear efficiently throughout your company. Teams as part of your Office 365 subscription opens up further functionality, depending on your subscription level. See the comparison table for further details on what is included. 

Office 365 Free Trial

Included Microsoft Teams free (preview*) Office 365 Business Essentials Office 365 Business Premium
FREE
$5.00 user/​month
$12.50 user/​month
Unlimited messages and search
Unlimited messages and search done done done
300 maximum users
300 maximum users done done done
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote apps in Teams
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote apps in Teams done done
Plus web versions
done
Plus web and desktop versions
Exchange email hosting and custom email domain
Exchange email hosting and custom email domain done
Plus web versions of Outlook
done
Plus web and desktop versions of Outlook
OneDrive, SharePoint, Planner, Yammer, and more Office 365 services
OneDrive, SharePoint, Planner, Yammer, and more Office 365 services done done
140+ integrated apps and services
140+ integrated apps and services done done done
Exchange email hosting and custom email domain
Exchange email hosting and custom email domain 2 GB/user and 10 GB of shared storage 1 TB/user 1 TB/user
1:1 and group online audio and video calls
1:1 and group online audio and video calls done done done
Channel meetings
Channel meetings done done done
Screen sharing
Screen sharing done done done
Scheduled meetings
Scheduled meetings done done
Meeting recording— available with Microsoft Stream
Meeting recording— available with Microsoft Stream done done
Phone calls and audio conferencing
Phone calls and audio conferencing Available as add-ons
Availability in more than 150 markets and 35 languages
Availability in more than 150 markets and 35 languages done done done

* Preview refers to the pre-release from Microsoft and details are subject to change

Tanya Denton

Tanya is an expert in Office 365, SharePoint Online and associated products such as Power BI. As an expert in CSP (Cloud Solutions Provider), she is knowledgeable about licencing and the state of the market as well as product functionality.

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