Microsoft is preparing to release a new version of Microsoft Teams that promises improved performance and resource utilization on desktops. Internally, it is known as Microsoft Teams 2.0 or 2.1. The new version is expected to address some of the platform’s performance issues, such as excessive CPU usage and memory consumption.
Faster load times, smoother navigation, and a more responsive user interface are expected as a result of the performance enhancements. The new version of Teams should also consume less battery power, making it more suitable for laptop users. The enhancements are made possible by utilizing modern programming techniques and hardware acceleration. The app should use half as much memory, put less strain on the CPU, and result in longer battery life on laptops.
The new version of Teams is currently being tested by a small group of users and will be available to all users in the coming months. Individual users and organizations that use Teams for remote collaboration and communication are expected to benefit from the enhancements. A preview of the revamped Teams will reportedly be available in March and has been in internal Microsoft testing for some time.
When Microsoft releases the preview version of the new Teams in March, it will reportedly include the ability to revert to the previous version if desired. Businesses account for a sizable proportion of Teams users, so Microsoft must ensure a smooth transition to the new Teams.
The new version of Teams promises to make the platform even more user-friendly and efficient, addressing some of the concerns that users have had with the platform’s performance.
The sources for this piece include an article in ZDNET.