Microsoft Teams Now Has More Than 115M Daily Users

Microsoft Teams Now Has More Than 115M Daily Users

By Courtney Heinbach

It’s no secret that the use of collaborative tools has been on a steady incline since March when the COVID-19 pandemic forced many workers to go remote. Microsoft Teams, the company’s communication and collaboration messaging platform, has seen exponential growth in recent months. A mere 15 months ago, Teams had 13 million users. Fast forward to April 2020, about a month into the exodus from offices around the world, and Teams reached 75 million users. In late October, it’s now been reported that Teams has 115 million daily users.

The importance of cloud-to-cloud backup has become more clear in recent months. With businesses around the world operating remotely via cloud-based tools like Microsoft, small and medium business (SMB) data is more fragile than ever. Moreover, along with an increase in the adoption of cloud-based tools comes an increase in ransomware attacks targeting SMBs. If your SMB clients haven’t come around to the fact that cloud-to-cloud backup is imperative in a comprehensive data backup strategy, these staggering numbers may be able to help.

Backing up your clients’ Microsoft Teams content, public channel conversations, and calendars with a tool like Datto SaaS Protection provides your clients with the following support:

  • Trusted Backup: MSPs need complete confidence that clients’ Microsoft 365 data is protected with a reliable, robust solution designed to reduce risk and time needed to manage backups.
  • Effective Monitoring and Management: Have complete administrative control and proactively monitor your backup activities. Be confident in the status of all backup and recovery operations with detailed, actionable reports.
  • Predictable Profitability: Build margin with bundled solutions that include protection for clients’ Google Workspace data.
  • Data Protection and Compliance: Balance security and transparency with powerful controls and robust user lifecycle management. Protect valuable business data from accidental or malicious acts.

Learn more about how Datto SaaS Protection can help you protect your clients’ cloud data by setting up a free demo.

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