Working From Home!

Amidst these troubling times, Microsoft has comprehended the importance of remote working not only to maintain workplace efficiency throughout countrywide isolation restrictions but also to promote the preservation of the health and safety of workforces. To do this, Microsoft is making Teams available to as many people as possible, aiming to support public health and safety by keeping teams connected while working apart.

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Microsoft Teams have anticipated the spike in usage and are ensuring their systems, locations and own staff are strengthened to cater for the increased usage of Teams. Microsoft has seen a 500% increase of usage across Teams Meetings, Calls and Conferences, as well as a 200% increase in usage across mobile devices. Despite this growth, the service offered by Microsoft Teams has remained steady and reliable during this outbreak.

If you require assistance on how to remote work using Microsoft Teams we’re always eager to have a chat with you to offer the best advice catered to your specific requirements however we highly recommend giving this Microsoft article a read.