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AuthorTom 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.

Share Microsoft Teams Meeting Recordings on OneDrive with External Users

Microsoft is currently transitioning from storing Microsoft Teams meeting recordings on Stream to storing them on OneDrive. Specifically for Channel meetings, the recording is stored in the Team file store/SharePoint site, in a folder named Recordings. Anyone who is a member of the team will be able to access it. For all other (normal) meetings, recording will be placed in the OneDrive of the...

EPOS EXPAND Vision 3T Microsoft Teams Room on Android

  Hot on the heels of their Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams, EPOS has just entered the room system game with their first video device, the EXPAND Vision 3T. They join Poly, Yealink and soon Logitech in the Teams Room on Android space. EPOS (a joint venture between Sennheiser and Demant A/S) say the EXPAND Vision 3T includes intelligent picture framing, enhanced PTZ, voice tracking...

Tom Arbuthnot speaking at GET-IT: Teams 1-Day Virtual Conference, May 11, 2021

I look forward to again speaking at the Petri GET-IT: Teams 1-Day Virtual Conference Tuesday, May 11, 2021. My session is on Choosing the Right Devices for a Great Teams Experience, and with so many new developments in the Microsoft Teams devices world, I’m really looking forward to it. There are also great sessions on the day from Steve Goodman, Edward Watson, Todd Klindt, Jasper Oosterveld and...

Microsoft Teams Phone Login via Simple Code input into any browser

I’m fortunate to get to play with and test lots of Teams devices, and this is a feature that makes life so much easier. In the latest firmware, Microsoft has put the feature front and centre as the default way to log in to Teams Phones. You sometimes see this login method on things like Amazon Fire TV, Netflix and BBC iPlayer in the UK. Rather than making you input your often long username/UPN...

Microsoft Teams now has 145 million Daily Active Users (DAU)

Source: Twitter As of the end of Microsoft FYQ3, Microsoft Teams is now at 145 million daily active users. That is up from 115 million daily active users in October 2020. Source Microsoft’s Q1 2021 earnings Pretty impressive continued growth. Will we see it get to 200 million DAU? Microsoft defines daily active users (DAU) as the count of unique users performing an intentional action in a 24-hour...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 news and opinions