Microsoft Teams surpasses 20 million daily active users, up 50% from July


(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday its workplace messaging app, Microsoft Teams, has more than 20 million daily active users, up from 13 million users in July.

The software maker offers the app as a free add-on platform to its Office365 users.

Microsoft Teams competes with Slack Technologies Inc, which reported over 10 million daily active users in the second quarter ended July 31.

Slack, whose customers include Electronic Arts Inc and Nordstrom Inc, also competes with Workplace by Facebook Inc and Cisco Systems Inc’s Webex Teams.

Reporting by Ambhini Aishwarya in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel