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Microsoft Teams now has 44 million DAU Daily Active Users

Undoubtedly partially fueled by the world impact of COVID-19, Microsoft is now reporting, as of March 18, 2020, 44 million daily active users (DAU) around the world.

As of March 11, 2020, it was 32 Million Daily Active Users, that number has grown by 12 million in just over a week.

That’s up from 20 Million DAU in October 2019

20 Teams customers have more than 100,000 employees actively using Microsoft Teams, including EY, SAP, and Continental AG. 93 of the Fortune 100 use Teams.

Microsoft has previously shared that they have seen a 500% increase in Microsoft Teams meetings, calling, and conferencing, as well as a 200% increase in Teams usages on mobile devices since January 31st.

Daily active usage is defined as the maximum daily users performing an intentional action in a 24-hour period across the desktop client, mobile client, and web client.

Intentional actions include sending or replying to a chat, joining a meeting, or opening a file in Teams. Passive actions like auto-boot, minimizing a screen, or closing the app are not included.

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Tom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Microsoft Collaboration specialists Modality Systems.

Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his blog, Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

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