It seems that Microsoft Teams has not only become very popular as a workplace tool, but is increasingly being used for educational purposes as well With over 100 million students now using the collaboration tool

It is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on face-to-face learning resulted in an increase in the number of users for Microsoft Teams, with only around seven million students and teachers using the platform at the start of the 2019 school year, while that number reached just 30 million by September 2020

Microsoft obviously sees education as a sector with great market potential Last month, the company announced that it now has more than 200 million users of Microsoft education products, including teachers, students and faculty leaders. At the same time, the company introduced several new hardware products for school children before

Despite the increase in the number of team users, Eran Megiddo, corporate vice president of Microsoft Education, stressed in a blog post that the company should not rest on its laurels in education.Other technology companies are also looking for ways to drive revenue in this space increase, including Google and Apple

In fact, Megiddo confirmed that the company’s Windows PCs often struggle to compete with Google’s Chromebooks in terms of speed and price These factors make them well suited for the education market

Competition for schools among technology providers is global and very few markets do not face significant disruptions in their traditional learning methods. Although Microsoft has had notable successes in various countries including Saudi Arabia, Kenya and Senegal, the company has due The ease of use of Google’s Chromebooks struggled to compete with its competitor

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