Microsoft Teams vs. Skype: Why MS Teams Pulls Ahead

Teams and Skype for Business Features and Capabilities

Microsoft Teams

Skype for Business

Security and Compliance

Microsoft Teams

Skype for Business

  • Topology builder
  • Topology planning tool
  • Central management store
  • Server-to-server authentication
  • Role-based access control

Pricing Structure

Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft Teams Plan: Free (no-commitment)
  • Office365 Business Essentials Plan: $5.00/user/month (annually)
  • Office365 Business Premium Plan: $12.50/user/month (annually)
  • Office365 E3 Plan: $20.00/user/month (annually)

Skype for Business

  • Business Essentials: $2.50/user/month (annually)
  • Business: $8.25/user/month (annually)
  • Business Premium: $10/user/month (annually)

Microsoft Teams vs. Skype for Business in the Future

Final Thoughts

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