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What Is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a group chat solution for teams who want a shared workspace and messaging service. Microsoft Teams replaces Skype for Business as the chat-based communication service of choice for Microsoft 365 team collaboration. It's available on iOS, Android and Windows 10 operating systems. Microsoft Teams is an enterprise-grade messaging application that is a collaboration hub for teams. Create new teams to manage projects, and use Microsoft Teams to send messages, make calls and video conference with coworkers. Get real-time updates to keep everyone on task throughout the day.

Who Uses Microsoft Teams?

Cloud-based solution designed for business communications to help teams manage chat, meet, file sharing, team discussions, and more.

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Reviews of Microsoft Teams

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.4
Value for Money
4.4

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Chiara
Chiara
Stagist software engineer in Italy
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Perfect for remote work

5.0 last month New

Pros:

Teams has everything. Screen sharing, shared calendars, chat messaging. We used it in university for online classes and now I use it at work.

Cons:

It's a bit hard to wrap your head around at first. The desktop app is not free if you don't have a school or work account.

Luca
Software Engeneering in Italy
Pharmaceuticals, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Perfect tool for remote collaboration

4.0 last month New

Comments: I would say that the overall experience is great. MS Teams represent the main software for company's employees to comunicate with colleagues and increase collaboration

Pros:

It's not all about a chat tool. Microsoft teams become the access point for the whole organization to access all the collaboration tools. We set MS Teams as hopepage of the organization. Within MS Teams we are able to open direclty all the MS office suite documents, like presentations, spreadsheets and so on.

Cons:

PC resource consumption need to be decreased.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Translation & Localization, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Teams or teams new?

3.0 last month New

Comments: Overall the experience is good, but I don't have many other products to compare this to.

Pros:

The integration with other products of the office suite is a plus

Cons:

The new teams looks better than the old one, but glitches and bugs appear daily - like issues with microphones, connection issues, statuses not updating...

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The perfect IT collaboration platform - MS Teams

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Overall, it has been an amazing experience and I wont love to see what new features are we up for in the future.

Pros:

I like the overall efficency of the app at everything. Also, the "grant screen access" is an amazing feature which I love.

Cons:

There is a certain bug with the pc and android app is that if u connect ur Bluetooth headphones later once u have already picked a call, the headphones don't work automatically. You have to cut the call and again connect with the person.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Online meetings with Microsoft Teams

4.0 last month New

Comments: I've beeen using Microsoft Teams for online meetings, screen recording, and video conferences, the audio and video quality is great, but other features are not well implemented at all.

Pros:

Greate audio and video quality, good integration of Microsoft products, screen recording, meeting recording.

Cons:

The windows and mobile versions are too heavy, consume too much resources and it's optimized.