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Teams, Microsoft's Slack competitor, says it's signed up over 500k organizations, adds whiteboard and live events support

Ingrid Lunden
Teams, Microsoft's Slack competitor, says it's signed up over 500k organizations, adds whiteboard and live events support

Microsoft Teams, the collaboration platform that Microsoft built to complement its Office 365 suite of productivity apps for workers -- which also ensures a way of keeping those workers staying within its own ecosystem -- is hitting a milestone on its second birthday. Today, the company announced that over 500,000 organizations are now using Teams. Alongside this, Microsoft also announced a number of new features that will be coming to Teams as it works on native integrations of more of Microsoft's own tools to give Teams more functionality and more relevance for a wider range of use cases.