Find the right Microsoft Teams for your business

Microsoft Teams is designed for all kinds of groups. Get started for free or get Teams as part of Microsoft 365.

Microsoft Teams (free)

Microsoft Teams (free), Free (no commitment)

Includes Microsoft Teams

Microsoft 365 Business Basic

Microsoft 365 Business Basic, $5.00 user/month (annual commitment)

Includes Microsoft Teams

Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Microsoft 365 Business Standard, $12.50 user/month (annual commitment)

Includes Microsoft Teams

Office 365 E3

Office 365 E3, $20.00 user/month (annual commitment)

Compare Microsoft Office Product features
Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard Office 365 E3

Meetings and calling

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Online audio and video calls

Included

Included

Included

Included

Screen sharing

Included

Included

Included

Included

Customized backgrounds

Included

Included

Included

Included

Scheduled meetings

Included

Included

Included

Included

Host online and video conferencing meetings for up to 300 people1

Included

Included

Included

Included

Meeting recordings

  

Included

Included

Included

Host online events for up to 10,000

  

  

  

Included

Advanced Communications

  

Available as add-on

Available as add-on

Available as add-on

Audio conferencing2

  

Available as add-on

Available as add-on

Available as add-on

Phone system and PSTN calling2

  

  

  

Available as add-on

Chat and collaboration

Included

Included

Included

Included

Includes Microsoft Teams

Included

Included

Included

Included

Maximum number of users

500K

300

300

500K

Unlimited chat messages and search in Teams

Included

Included

Included

Included

Guest access to Teams

File attachments in chat

2 GB per user

1 TB per user3

1 TB per user3

Unlimited3

File sharing within teams and channels

10 GB across all teams

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license4

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license4

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license4

Collaboration on Office documents in Teams

Included

Included

Included

Included

250+ integrated apps and services for Teams

Included

Included

Included

Included

Productivity apps and services

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Included

Web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Included

Included

Included

Included

Exchange email hosting with custom email domain address

  

Included

Included

Included

Personal file storage and sharing with OneDrive

  

1 TB per user

1 TB per user

Unlimited personal cloud storage5

Additional Microsoft 365 services including SharePoint Online, Yammer, Planner, and Stream

  

Included

Included

Included

Desktop versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher6

  

  

Included

Included

Business apps including Bookings, and MileIQ

  

  

Included

Bookings available as free add-on

Security and compliance

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Microsoft Teams data encryption at rest and in transit

Included

Included

Included

Included

Single sign-on to all Microsoft 365 apps and services

  

Included

Included

Included

Enforced multi-factor authentication

  

Included

Included

Included

Advanced auditing and reporting

  

Included

Included

Included

eDiscovery with in-place search, hold, and export

  

  

  

Administration

  

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Administration tools for managing users and apps

  

Usage reporting for Microsoft 365 services

  

Included

Included

Included

Configurable user settings and policies

  

Included

Included

Included

Access to equivalent on-premises servers (Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business)

  

  

  

Included

Support

  

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

99.9% financially backed uptime guarantee7

  

Included

Included

Included

Phone and web support around the clock

  

Included

Included

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FastTrack deployment support8

  

  

  

Included


1. For HD calling, compatible HD hardware and broadband connection with at least 4 Mbps are required.
2. Availability of Audio Conferencing and Calling plans varies by country/region. See countries and regions that are supported for more information.
3. OneDrive storage is being used for file sharing in chat, so OneDrive storage limits apply. Unlimited personal cloud storage for qualifying plans for subscriptions of five or more users, otherwise 1 TB per user. Microsoft will initially provide 1 TB of OneDrive for Business storage per user, which admins can increase to 5 TB per user. Request additional storage by contacting Microsoft support. Storage up to 25 TB per user is provisioned in OneDrive for Business. Beyond 25 TB, storage is provisioned as 25 TB SharePoint team sites to individual users.

4. Because Teams runs on a SharePoint Online backend for file sharing, SharePoint storage limits apply to the Files section within a team. See “Storage limits and specification for Microsoft Teams” for more details.
5. Unlimited personal cloud storage for qualifying plans for subscriptions of five or more users, otherwise 1 TB per user. Microsoft will initially provide 1 TB per user of OneDrive for Business storage, which admins can increase to 5 TB per user. Request additional storage by contacting Microsoft support. Storage up to 25 TB per user is provisioned in OneDrive for Business. Beyond 25 TB, storage is provisioned as 25 TB SharePoint team sites to individual users.
6. Access and Publisher are available for PC only.
7. For more information, see the Microsoft Online Service Level Agreement.
8. With purchase of 150+ licenses.