Microsoft Teams records 115 million active users daily, up 50% in half a year

Microsoft Teams, Microsoft's business app that enables video calls, calls, chats, file sharing, etc., is in increasing demand due to the increase in remote work, and the number of active users per day has increased by 50% in about half a year. It turns out that the number has exceeded 115 million. As of July 2019, the number of active users is only 5 million, which is a big leap.

Microsoft Teams passes 115 million daily active users | VentureBeat

Microsoft Teams usage jumps 50 percent to 115 million daily active users --The Verge

As of July 2019, Microsoft Teams had 13 million active users per day, but by the end of April 2020 it exceeded 75 million , and it took place on October 27, the first quarter of 2021. In the announcement of financial results, it was announced that the number of people exceeded 115 million. This is an increase of more than 50% compared to about 6 months ago.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella commented on Microsoft Teams usage: 'We've seen an increase in usage and frequency in communication, collaboration, co-authoring at work, or learning. 30 billion per day in the quarter. We collaborated for more than a minute. '

On the other hand, not only Microsoft Teams but also similar communication tools have achieved great growth, and it can not be said that Microsoft alone is superior. For example, Google Meet has revealed that as of April 2020, the number of users is increasing by 3 million every day and the number of users is more than 100 million, and the number of active users of Zoom per day Reach 300 million people .

Due to the increase in remote work due to the effects of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), Microsoft has indicated that these situations are not temporary, and Microsoft believes they are not temporary . .. That's why Microsoft Teams has implemented over 100 new features in the last six months and is focused on enhancing them. By adding a 'virtual breakout room' where the conference organizer divides the conference participants into smaller groups, a summarization function 'recapping', a shift change function, and expanding the number of participants to 20,000. Nadella said he has solved problems such as time and distance and provided 'a way to prioritize people's well-being in the work flow.'

In addition, it was announced in the financial report that Microsoft is increasing profits by increasing the use of cloud services, increasing sales of Surface and Xbox due to changes in people's behavior due to COVID-19. Revenue is 37.2 billion dollars (about 3.9 trillion yen), and net profit is 13.9 billion dollars (about 1.5 trillion yen). Revenues increased 12% and net income increased 30% year-on-year.

FY21 Q1 --Press Releases --Investor Relations --Microsoft

Microsoft Q1 2021 earnings: Surface, Xbox, and cloud boost revenue --The Verge

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