Microsoft Teams gets a freemium version

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Microsoft Teams Freemium

Microsoft has announced a free version of their Microsoft Teams digital workplace platform. Following the suit of Workplace by Facebook and Slack who both offer free versions.

After all, it’s Slack’s free tier that helped the work chat app gain so much traction so quickly. A free version makes a lot of sense for Microsoft.

The free tier brings many of the app’s features to up to 300 people per workplace, including:

  • Unlimited chat messages and search.
  • Built-in audio and video calling for individuals, groups, and full team meetups.
  • 10 GB of team file storage plus an additional 2 GB per person for personal storage.
  • Integrated, real-time content creation with Office Online apps, including built-in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
  • Unlimited app integrations with 140+ business apps to choose from—including Adobe, Evernote, and Trello.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with anyone inside or outside your organization, backed by Microsoft’s secure, global infrastructure.

Read more about what Microsoft has been up to in their recent keynote session at smileexpo.