Effective August 1, 2020, Microsoft Advanced Communications for Microsoft Teams is available. This add-on to any paid Microsoft 365 or Office 365 subscription provides a new set of capabilities for large meetings up to 20,000 participants, communication policies, and integrations, in addition to advanced tools for IT management. Microsoft Advanced Communications is only available through the Enterprise Agreement (EA), Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS), Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) and Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA).
For further information on Microsoft Advanced Communications, please visit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2020/08/03/take-communnext-level-microsoft-teams/ and you may also check out: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/teams-add-on-licensing/advanced-communications.
Until April 1, 2020, unlimited Priority Notifications in Microsoft Teams were available for all users. Since April 1, 2020, licensed users are able to send Priority Notifications according to the terms of their subscription. Microsoft Teams Premium Messaging is available as an add-on to Microsoft 365 and Office 365 offers that include paid Microsoft Teams.
With Microsoft Teams Premium Messaging, messages tagged as urgent will notify recipients every 2 minutes, for a period of 20 minutes. It also enables targeted communications in chats, channels and tasks.
For further information on Microsoft Teams Premium Messaging, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/teams-add-on-licensing/pri-message and, for details on managing messaging policies in Microsoft Teams, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/messaging-policies-in-teams.
Effective April 1, 2020 Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Office 365 E1 Trial in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. This free 6-month Office 365 E1 Trial, including Microsoft Teams, provides six months of free use for up to 3000 users. Microsoft is making this special Office 365 E1 Trial license available in response to the increased need for employees to work remotely in response to the COVID-19 (corona virus) outbreak.
Please contact us to request the free trial license.
Microsoft has also published a helpful guide to support remote workers using Microsoft Teams: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/support-remote-work-with-teams.
Microsoft Teams is a pivotal part of the remote work experience, and Microsoft is committed to making Teams available to everyone. As part of our response to the impact of COVID-19, SCHNEIDER IT MANAGEMENT offers a 6-month free trial of Microsoft Teams for 1000 users. Please contact us to request the free trial. Please note, that we provide the free trial license only.
For a Microsoft Teams Product overview, click here: https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/group-chat-software. For the deployment of Microsoft Teams, please refer to the following link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/teams-overview.
Microsoft announced the rebranding of Skype Room Systems as Microsoft Teams Rooms. You can find the announcement as well as details of new and upcoming features here: