Microsoft Teams (free)

Microsoft Teams (free) Free
(No commitment)

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Microsoft Teams Essentials

Microsoft Teams Essentials £3.00
user/month
(annual subscription–auto renews)1

Microsoft 365 Business Basic

Microsoft 365 Business Basic £4.50
user/month
(annual subscription–auto renews)1

Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Microsoft 365 Business Standard £9.40
user/month
(annual subscription–auto renews)1
Compare Microsoft Office Product features
Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft Teams Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Meetings and calling

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

Included

Online meetings (calling and video)4

Participant capacity

100 participants

300 participants

300 participants

300 participants

Maximum meeting duration

60 minutes

30 hours

30 hours

30 hours

Screen sharing

Included

Included

Included

Included

Customized backgrounds

Included

Included

Included

Included

Together mode

Scheduled meetings

Included

Included

Included

Included

Meeting recordings and transcripts

  

  

Included

Included

Breakout rooms

  

  

Included

Included

Noise suppression

Included

Included

Included

Included

Host webinars that include attendee registration pages, email confirmations, and reporting

  

  

  

Included

View your default Outlook calendar

Included

Included

Included

Included

Join meetings without an account

Included

Included

Included

Included

Chat and collaboration

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Included

Maximum number of users

100

300

300

300

Unlimited chat messages and search in Teams

Included

Included

Included

Included

Guest access

Included

Included

Included

Included

File attachments in chat

2 GB per user

2 GB per user

1 TB per user5

1 TB per user5

File storage

5 GB across all teams

10 GB

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license6

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license6

Real-time collaboration in Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)10

Included

Included

Included

Included

250+ integrated apps and services for Teams

  

  

Included

Included

Chat between work and personal accounts

Included

Included

Included

Included

Productivity apps and services

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

Access web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Included

Included

Included

Included

Exchange email hosting with custom email domain address

  

  

Included

Included

Personal file storage and sharing with OneDrive

  

  

1 TB per user

1 TB per user

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

  

  

Included

Included

Desktop versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher7

  

  

  

Included

Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings

  

  

Included

Included

Outlook and Skype contact import

Included

Included

  

  

Security and compliance

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

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

Enforced multifactor authentication

  

  

Included

Included

Advanced auditing and reporting

  

  

Included

Included

Administration and support

  

This feature is partially included

Included

Included

Administration tools for managing users and apps

  

  

Included

Included

Usage reporting and analytics for Microsoft 365 services

  

  

Included

Included

Configurable user settings and policies

  

  

Included

Included

Financially backed 99.9% uptime guarantee8

  

  

Included

Included

Phone and web support around the clock

  

Included

Included

Included

Microsoft Teams (free)

Microsoft Teams (free) Free
(No commitment)

Microsoft Teams Essentials

Microsoft Teams Essentials £3.00
user/month
(annual subscription–auto renews)1

Microsoft 365 Business Basic

Microsoft 365 Business Basic £4.50
user/month
(annual subscription–auto renews)1

Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Microsoft 365 Business Standard £9.40
user/month
(annual subscription–auto renews)1

Meetings and calling

Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft Teams Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Online meetings (calling and video)4

Participant capacity

100 participants

300 participants

300 participants

300 participants

Maximum meeting duration

60 minutes

30 hours

30 hours

30 hours

Screen sharing

Included

Included

Included

Included

Customized backgrounds

Included

Included

Included

Included

Together mode

Scheduled meetings

Included

Included

Included

Included

Meeting recordings and transcripts

Included

Included

Breakout rooms

Included

Included

Noise suppression

Included

Included

Included

Included

Host webinars that include attendee registration pages, email confirmations, and reporting

Included

View your default Outlook calendar

Included

Included

Included

Included

Join meetings without an account

Included

Included

Included

Included

Chat and collaboration

Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft Teams Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Maximum number of users

100

300

300

300

Unlimited chat messages and search in Teams

Included

Included

Included

Included

Guest access

Included

Included

Included

Included

File attachments in chat

2 GB per user

2 GB per user

1 TB per user5

1 TB per user5

File storage

5 GB across all teams

10 GB

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license6

1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license6

Real-time collaboration in Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)10

Included

Included

Included

Included

250+ integrated apps and services for Teams

Included

Included

Chat between work and personal accounts

Included

Included

Included

Included

Productivity apps and services

Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft Teams Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Access web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Included

Included

Included

Included

Exchange email hosting with custom email domain address

Included

Included

Personal file storage and sharing with OneDrive

1 TB per user

1 TB per user

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

Included

Included

Desktop versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher7

Included

Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings

Included

Included

Outlook and Skype contact import

Included

Included

Security and compliance

Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft Teams Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard

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

Enforced multifactor authentication

Included

Included

Advanced auditing and reporting

Included

Included

Administration and support

Feature name Microsoft Teams (free) Microsoft Teams Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Administration tools for managing users and apps

Included

Included

Usage reporting and analytics for Microsoft 365 services

Included

Included

Configurable user settings and policies

Included

Included

Financially backed 99.9% uptime guarantee8

Included

Included

Phone and web support around the clock

Included

Included

Included