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That’s right, free. As in $0. Work together with features like chat, file sharing, and video calling.
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Teams brings everything together in a shared workspace– letting you work from anywhere and making it easy for your team to chat, collaborate on files, and work with favorite apps.

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Invite your crew

Sign up and bring some friends with you. Welcome them with an @mention and Giphy in General channel.
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Pick a project

Choose a project to work on together. Share files and use team conversations to track feedback.
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Connect on the go

Download the app for your phone. Start video calls to connect face-to-face from coast-to-coast.

Compare Teams plans

Compare Teams plans
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Microsoft Teams (free)

Free
(no commitment)

Office 365 Business Essentials

$5.00 user/month
(annual commitment)

Office 365 Business Premium

$12.50 user/month
(annual commitment)
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Chat based collaboration

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included
Unlimited messages and search
Included
Included
Included
Guest access
Included
Included
Included

300 maximum users

Need more than 300 users?
Included
Included
Included
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote Online apps in Teams

Plus desktop versions

Exchange email hosting and custom email domain
Not Included
Plus a web version of Outlook
Plus web and desktop versions of Outlook
OneDrive, SharePoint, Planner, Yammer, and more Office 365 services
Not Included
Included
Included
140+ integrated apps and services
Included
Included
Included
File storage

2 GB/user and 10 GB of shared storage

1 TB/user
1 TB/user
1:1 and group online audio and video calls
Included
Included
Included
Channel meetings
Included
Included
Included
Screen sharing
Included
Included
Included
Scheduled meetings
Not Included

Meeting recording—available with Microsoft Stream

 
Not Included
Audio conferencing
Not Included
Not Included

Available as add-on

Availability in more than 150 markets and 44 languages
Security & Compliance
This feature is partially included
Region-based data residency
Data encryption at rest and in transit
Enforced multi-factor authentication for all users
Not Included
Single sign-on to all business apps and services
Not Included
Advanced auditing and reporting
Not Included

Administration & Support

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

24/7 phone and web support

Included

Not Included

Admin tools for managing users and apps

Usage reporting for Office 365 services

99.9% financially-backed SLA uptime

Configurable user settings and policies

 
Microsoft Teams (free)
Free
(no commitment)
Office 365 Business Essentials
$5.00 user/month
(annual commitment)
Office 365 Business Premium
$12.50 user/month
(annual commitment)
 

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