Microsoft Teams for business
Microsoft Teams is a collaborative workspace for businesses, within the Microsoft 365 suite. It provides the perfect platform for effective communication across a number of channels – an integrated hub enabling users to interact via chat, voice or video calls, organise video conferences or share documents. It’s all possible with Microsoft Teams for business.
What is Microsoft Teams?
Meet, chat, call, connect and share. Microsoft Teams provides a space for your team to work productively and collaboratively, from anywhere. Everything you need is at your fingertips, in one place and easily accessible at any time. Microsoft Teams is here to help your business thrive and grow in today’s hybrid working world. Microsoft Teams is available as a desktop app, via web browser, and as a mobile app. And it’s supported across all major operating systems, such as Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. Designed for businesses of every shape and size, you can compare plans and pick the right productivity solution for your business.
Features of Microsoft Teams business
Microsoft Teams business meetings
Meetings in Microsoft Teams include audio, video, instant messaging and screen sharing. It is one of the key ways to collaborate in Teams. And you don’t need to be a part of the business - or even have your own a Teams account - to join a Teams meeting. Schedule online meetings with high quality audio and video ahead of time or start one instantly. People inside and outside of your company can join from anywhere.
Teams business instant messaging software
Use instant messaging in Microsoft Teams to stay connected, anywhere and anytime. Seamlessly communicate with your team, share updates and express ideas. Move lengthy email threads into quick chats, organise conversations, share files and keep the team in sync.
Microsoft business voice
Keep your business and your team connected with voice and video calling, using Microsoft Teams Phone on your computer, tablet, mobile device or desk phone. All your communication needs, all in one place. A Microsoft Teams phone system integration means you can now make calls to any landline or mobile number directly from Teams.
Part of the full Microsoft 365 suite
Microsoft Teams business is part of the Microsoft 365 business suite of communication, productivity and collaboration tools. From Microsoft Word and Excel to PowerPoint and Outlook, Microsoft 365 for business is a great license-based suite, packed with innovative and intuitive business tools, that gives you access to a world of possibility.
What are benefits of Microsoft Teams business?
Install on any device
The beauty of Microsoft Teams is in its ease of accessibility. It is available as a desktop app, can be accessed on any web browser, or downloaded and used via a mobile app. And it’s supported across all major operating systems, such as Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. All you need is an internet connection. Anywhere working, any time and on any device.
Microsoft Teams is designed to improve teamwork. Its tools enable users to work together easily and effectively with features like chat, file sharing, and video calling. It’ll boost collaboration across your business – even if some of your team are working flexibly or remotely.
Phone system integration
A Microsoft Teams phone system integration means you can now make calls to any landline or mobile number directly from Teams. That’s right, you can call anyone, anywhere and it will display your office phone number, provide call insights and all the other amazing benefits you expect from a traditional digital office phone.
Microsoft 365 business plans and pricing
Frequently asked questions
Is there a time limit for Microsoft Teams meetings?
The only time limit of note is within the free version of Microsoft Teams, which restricts meeting durations to 60mins. Otherwise, the world is your oyster with the maximum meeting time set at 30hours in all other Microsoft Teams plans!
How much does it cost to use Microsoft Teams?
Microsoft Teams is an integral part of the Microsoft 365 suite of applications. Microsoft 365 Business is available in multiple packages, each one designed to give businesses the right tools to increase collaboration, efficiency and make an impact. Our certified Microsoft 365 Business experts are on hand to advise on the right package and license for your business, at the right price.
Is Microsoft Teams free for business?
There is a free version of Microsoft Teams which includes many features needed for employees to collaborate remotely. It could be a suitable option for smaller businesses but it does lack some of the security and administrative functions which will be needed by most.
How do I get Microsoft Teams for my business?
Microsoft Teams is the perfect solution to creating a collaborative workspace for business. As part of the Microsoft 365 suite, it provides a platform for effective communication across a number of channels – an integrated hub enabling users to interact via chat, voice or video calls, organise video conferences or share documents.