Tech At A Glance: Microsoft Teams gets free version to battle Slack
Tech At A Glance The Redmond, Washington, organization reported Thursday that it is propelling a free form of Microsoft Teams, basically coordinating Slack's free form (more highlights are accessible for the individuals who pay for memberships).
This move could make Teams all the more speaking to those of you who possess an independent venture, or even independent.
The free form of Teams is restricted to 300 individuals, so if your organization or center surpasses that aggregate, you'd need to move up to a layered membership benefit, some portion of Office 365 Business Essentials.
You're taking a gander at least $5 every month, per individual (with a yearly responsibility), or $12.50 per client every month for more premium administrations.
As indicated by Microsoft, in excess of 200,000 organizations crosswise over 181 markets have been working together inside Teams since its dispatch a year ago. Every one of those organizations have been paying up to presently, obviously.
Tech At A Glance
Microsoft reveals a free version of Teams to take on Slack.
The version supports up to 300 people and includes unlimited chat messages and searches, 10GB of file storage for teams and 2GB of personal storage, group audio and video calling, and integrations with 140 apps (plus the Office 365 online suite).
Slack’s free version, which has existed since the company’s 2014 launch, only searches 10K recent messages, offers 5GB storage for the team, includes one-on-one calls, and connects to 10 third-party apps.
In other Microsoft collaboration news, the Whiteboard app launches on Windows 10 today with versions coming soon for iOS and the web.
Whiteboard lets users make notes on a virtual board that can be shared and edited across devices. At least one person involved needs an Office 365 subscription.