Microsoft Teams: How Will It Help Your Business During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Have you harnessed the many features offered by Microsoft Teams? This communication platform can do a lot to keep you and your team connected.

As more and more employees are required to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, video meeting platforms and online communication solutions have become much more critical.

Have you considered Microsoft Teams? Microsoft is offering a free 6-month trial of Microsoft Office 365 E1, including Microsoft Teams, in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Check out our latest video to learn more about it:


What Is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace that brings people together to collaborate, communicate and share content.

It offers a flexible environment that makes everything visible, integrated and accessible to your staff. It’s a messaging application where everyone in one place can access all conversations, meetings, and notes, and it’s a hub where you can work together with the security and real-time communication you need for collaboration.

How Will Microsoft Teams Support Your Business’ Work From Home Environment?

  • Video Meetings: Whether you have ten employees or 10,000 employees – they can all meet in one place, no matter where they’re located.
  • File Sharing: Edit, access, and share files with simplified search capabilities that make it easy to find what you need, alongside access to all Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real-time from one convenient hub.
  • Cybersecurity: Teams’ advanced security controls including data loss prevention, information barriers, legal hold, retention policies, and much more to keep any sensitive data within files safe against unauthorized access.
  • Management: Stay in the loop regarding meetings as employees have access to a complete view of their scheduled meetings, the timing, the subject, and a full list of other people who will be in attendance.
  • Compliance: Maintain compliance with a range of regulations as the platform is compliant and able to meet the obligations of over 42 national, regional, and industry-specific regulations.

Regardless of what type of work you do or what type of projects you may be currently working on, Microsoft Teams will become an indispensable business tool. This digital hub makes quick work of creating and customizing your team so that it’s tailored to meet all your needs.

If you’re unsure of how to harness the full scope of Microsoft Teams during the coronavirus pandemic, allow Centerpoint IT to help you out.

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