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Important Licensing Update for Microsoft Teams Rooms

An important licensing update for Microsoft Teams Rooms that may impact your organisations is now here. Microsoft recently introduced changes to the licensing structure for Microsoft Teams Rooms to provide more flexibility and alignment with your organisations specific needs. These changes are designed to make it easier for you to get the most out of your Teams Rooms experience. We’ll provide with a comprehensive overview of these updates , so that you can stay informed and ensure a seamless transition.

Key Highlights of the Licensing Updates:

Simplifies Licensing Tiers: Microsoft has streamlined the licensing options for Teams Rooms to better meet your collaboration needs. The new licensing structure consists of two main tiers:

  • Teams Rooms Pro: Ideal for organizations seeking a feature-rich and comprehensive solution.

  • Teams Rooms Basic: Designed for organizations with more basic requirements.

Enhanced Flexibility: With these updated licensing tiers, you can choose the option that aligns best with your organization's size and requirements. This flexibility allows you to optimize your investment in Teams Rooms.

New Features and Capabilities:

Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro includes a range of advanced features such as:

  • Share and collaborate Whiteboard Integration: Seamlessly integrate Microsoft Whiteboard to enhance your brainstorming and collaboration sessions.

  • Advanced Analytics: Gain insights into room utilization and performance to optimize your meeting spaces.

  • Meeting engagement: Teams video gallery with multiple layout options.

  • Intelligent audio and video: Multi-camera support and AI noise suppression.

  • Security and compliance: Secure operating system.

  • Device management: Detailed system and configuration information.

Resources for Assistance:

Microsoft has provided detailed documentation to help you understand the changes and make informed choices regarding licensing. You can find comprehensive information on the official Microsoft Teams Rooms Licensing Update page here.

Action Steps:

To make the most of this licensing update and ensure continued smooth operation of your Microsoft teams Rooms, we recommend taking the following steps:

  1. Review Your Needs: Assess your organization's current usage and requirements for Microsoft Teams Rooms.

  2. Explore the Documentation: Visit the official Microsoft Teams Rooms Licensing Update page for detailed information on the licensing changes and how they may impact you.

  3. Contact Our Support Team: If you have any questions or need assistance in understanding the licensing update, our support team is here to help. Feel free to reach out to us

  4. How to Update Licenses: We understand that updating licenses can be a time consuming process for organizations. Microsoft is providing both a simple step-by-step process for checking small batches of devices and an automated script for checking licenses in bulk to help update your licenses to Pro or Basic.

We understand that changes in licensing can be challenging, but we believe that these updates will ultimately benefit your organisation by providing greater flexibility and access to advanced features in Microsoft Teams Rooms.


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