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138 organizations have more than 100,000 Microsoft Teams users, MSFT FY2021 Q1 Results

Microsoft released its FY22 Q1 results yesterday. It is always interesting to keep an eye on what is being talked about in the results as it shows the areas Microsoft want to highlight. Results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, as compared to the corresponding period of last fiscal year: Revenue was $45.3 billion and increased 22% Operating income was $20.2 billion and increased 27% Net...

Microsoft Teams Meetings real-time telemetry public preview

Real-Time Analytics (RTA) will show shows detailed information about Teams meetings, updated in real-time in the Teams Admin Center. It includes the following information: IP Address of user User location Device Network, connectivity ( Jitter, Packet loss, Round trip time) Audio, video, and content sharing (Bit rate and frame rate) This feature is currently available to all tenants in public...

5 Microsoft Teams sessions not to miss at Microsoft Ignite 2021 November 2-4

Microsoft Ignite is just around the corner now. Again all online this year and free to attend, if you are in the Microsoft space it’s an event not to miss. I’m excited to be facilitating a hybrid working round table (now fully booked sorry!). I’ll also be following all the sessions and news and will do a roundup blog post with all the key news, so be sure to subscribe for all the important...

Microsoft Teams top right leader in Gartner UCaaS Magic Quadrant 2021

Gartner has released their latest Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide. Authored by Rafael Benitez, Megan Fernandez, Daniel O’Connell, Christopher Trueman, Pankil Sheth. Microsoft has landed at the top right position as a leader in the market. This graphic is from Gartner, as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire...

Sell Microsoft Teams apps in Microsoft Teams store, now in developer preview

Selling Microsoft Teams applications in Microsoft stores was previously possible but required multiple steps: downloading apps from the Teams app store and purchasing a subscription from Microsoft AppSource. It’s not a process that would be easy for most users to understand. Mostly any monetization of apps has happened “out of hand” of the Microsoft app store ecosystem. Now in developer preview...

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