MS Teams

Everyone talks about collaboration - Microsoft Teams offers it!



MS Teams is often traded as the successor of Skype For Business. Possibly - But the truth is that MS Teams is much more sophisticated and can do much more than its competitors, like ZOOM, SLACK, WhatsApp, etc.

In order to survive in today's market, but also in the future, it is more and more necessary to work together, either within the company or with partners, within the company or worldwide.

MS Teams is a collaboration platform that includes the following functions:
  • Telephony (also via PSTN)
  • Telephone and video meetings
  • Chats
  • Release for partners and guests
  • Connection of Office 365 applications, such as Outlook, SharePoint, Skype For Business, OneNote, Project, Planner, PowerPoint, PowerApps, PowerBi, and many more
  • Individual data release with the possibility to edit documents together
  • the connection of storage solutions
  • the integration of CRM and ERP systems
  • the connection of storage solutions
  • and many more 
Furthermore, MS Teams can be used on almost all devices (desktop computers, laptops, tablets) and operating systems. If a client is not available for an operating system, MS Teams can also be used via a browser.

Client requirements:

  • Windows 7 +
  • MacOS 10.10 +
  • Android 4.4 +
  • iOS 9 +
  • Windows Mobile 10.0.10586 +

Usable browsers:

  • MS Edge 12 +
  • MS Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox 47 +
  • Google Chrome 51 +
  • Apple Safari
Microsoft guarantees consistent security in conjunction with Office 365. Whether it's data retention, compliance leadership (EU model regulations, GDPR, SOC 1 and 2, HIPAA, etc.), data loss prevention, legal status, auditing, compliance with eDiscovery, multi-factor authentication as extended identity protection, and secure guest access.


A Microsoft-commissioned study proves how MS Teams promotes collaboration and how it saves time and money:

  • 4 hours per week are saved through improved collaboration, information sharing and fewer meetings
  • 150 overnight trips are saved on average through online meetings within 3 years
  • 17.7 percent faster decisions are made by those responsible
  • $ 14.3 million saved by enabling real-time collaboration and reducing the time to complete tasks 4 hours per week
  • $ 6.9 million in meeting costs saved due to fewer and shorter on-site meetings
  • $ 258,000 are saved because 14.6% less downtime is generated
(Source: Microsoft, Forrester study: The Total Economic Impact ™ OF Microsoft Teams, 2019. Link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/04/Total-Economic-Impact-Microsoft-Teams.pdf )

Educational institutions

But it is not only companies that offer MS teams enormous advantages for a modern workplace. Educational institutions also benefit from Office 365 in combination with MS Teams, OneNote, and the add-in OneNote Class Notebook. You can find further information HERE.

Best of all - for educational institutions Office 365, which includes MS Teams, is free for the entire school!


Link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/products/teams

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