Microsoft Teams officially announced for Office 365 users
Microsoft’s Slack competitor also available for mobile devices
During yesterday’s Office event in New York, Microsoft unveiled its Slack competitor – the business-oriented messaging and productivity service called ‘Teams’. Microsoft Teams brings together people in one company or working in one team, empowering them to achieve more. The service unites many resources and integrates into Office 365. It comes with Office apps built-in, Intelligence through MS Graph, built-in search for files, chats and people, and integration with SharePoint, Power Bi and Planner.
Business users will be able start private 1:1 chats or open group chats, make voice and video calls through Skype, switch between Teams, and much more.
In addition to a Desktop client for Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and MacOS 10.10 or higher, Microsoft also launched Teams mobile apps for Windows, iOS and Android, allowing people to keep in touch with their teams on the go. Here is a link to the Mobile app for Windows. It works only on Windows 10 Mobile.