Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

With the world in lock-down (thanks to the COVID-19 Pandemic) people around the world have started working from home en-mass. Companies have had no choice but to embrace and adjust to working from home.

With an overwhelming variety of apps and services available to assist with working from home on the market, finding the right solution can be a daunting task. But did you know that if you have Microsoft Office, there is a good chance that you already have access to Microsoft Teams; one of the most robust and secure tools on the market?

The Benefits of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams for Easier Collaboration

Microsoft Teams is the perfect tool to ensure smooth collaboration between you and your team with instant messaging, video/audio calls, recordings, and more.

Easy to Work with Remote Employees

Easily work from anywhere with Teams. Remember, whether you’re using the app on your smartphone or your pc, ensure you have a stable connection to a network.

Simple File
Sharing

Easily access and share files with your team. You can also edit files shared within the channel or direct chat.

Integrate Third-Party Apps

Teams has numerous beneficial third-party apps integrated such as Trello for managing tasks, or Bitbucket for managing development projects, all in one window.

Teams Offers a VOIP Solution

Since Telkom is removing its copper network, Teams offers a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) solution to ensure your organisation has the needed calling features.

Eliminate Unnecessary Internal Emails

Reduce internal emails flooding your inbox by making use of the instant messaging option available in Teams. Features include emojis, @mentions, and likes.

Skype for Business Coming to an End

As Skype for Business is ending, Teams is stepping up and providing users with even more capabilities to continue collaboration over audio or video calls.

User-friendly
Interface

Teams provides a user-friendly interface for its customers that is easy to use and understand. Users can also switch between light and dark themes.

Authentication Protocols

With the various authentication protocols in place within the Teams app, it can prevent unauthorised users from gaining access to your data.

Teams Free Guidance | Get Microsoft Teams for Free

Teams free is designed for small to medium businesses and has the following features:

  • 300 maximum users
  • Unlimited chat messages and search
  • Guest access
  • Integration with apps and services, including the Online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • 2 GB of storage per user and 10 GB of shared storage
  • 1:1 and group online audio and video calling
  • Channel meetings
  • Screen sharing

The full version of Teams included with an Office 365 subscription provides the following features in addition to the features that Teams free provides:

  • No user limit (with an enterprise license)
  • Exchange email hosting and custom email domain
  • OneDrive, SharePoint, Planner, Yammer, and more Office 365 services
  • 1 TB of storage per user
  • Scheduled meetings
  • Audio conferencing
  • Enhanced security and compliance features, including multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, and advanced auditing and reporting
  • Administrative controls and support features, including 24 x 7 phone and web support, admin tools for managing users and apps, usage reporting for Office 365 services, service-level agreement (attached), and configurable user settings and policies

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