New in March 2020, a free 6-month Office 365 E1 Trial, including Microsoft Teams, is now available.  Microsoft is making this special E1 Trial license available in response to the increased need for employees to work from home (WFH) in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

If you already know about Microsoft Teams and want in, just get in touch and we can help get you set up today.  If you want to know more, read on…

Office 365 and Teams is used by more than 13 million people worldwide.  It offers:

  • Web-based Office apps and business services. (Office desktop apps not included)
  • Email, file storage and sharing, meetings, and instant messaging
  • Five layers of security and monitoring to help keep your data safe
  • Guaranteed 99.9% uptime
The Included Features Include:
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    Office on tablets and phones

    Get web versions of Office apps on iOS, Android, and Windows devices3 with screen sizes of 10.1” or less. Each user can install Office mobile apps on 5 tablets and 5 phones. Office desktop apps not included.

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    Email and calendars

    User business-class email through a rich and familiar Outlook experience you can access from your desktop or from a web browser. Get a 50GB mailbox per user and send attachments up to 150MB.

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    Hub for teamwork

    Connect your teams with Microsoft Teams in Office 365, where chat, content, people, and tools live together. Use Teams to plan schedules, assign tasks, and connect to other apps and resources.  Learn more

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    Workflow automation

    Build automated workflows between apps and services to get notifications, synchronise files, collect data, and more with Microsoft Flow, no coding required. Learn more

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    Online Meetings

    Host online meetings with audio, HD video, and web conferencing. Broadcast meetings online for up to 10,000 people who can join with just a browser on almost any device.  Learn more

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    Professional digital storytelling

    With Sway you can easily create engaging, interactive web-based reports, presentation, newsletters, trainings, and more, right from your phone, tablet, or browser.  Learn more

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    File storage and sharing

    OneDrive for Business gives each user 1 TB of personal cloud storage that can be accessed from anywhere, on any device. Easily share documents with others inside and outside your organisation and control who can see and edit each file.  Learn more

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    Enterprise video service

    Use Microsoft Stream to easily create, manage, and share videos securely across your organisation.  Learn more

Microsoft Teams is a service that is included in most of the Office 365 licence options (which retail from £3.80 per user per month) including the Office 365 E1 licence which is what you get in the 6 month trial.

Primarily Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that helps your team stay organised and have conversations—all in one place.  Here’s a quick look into Teams:

If you would like to know more about what Teams can do for you or indeed if you would like to get the process started, please use the contact form below to get in touch: