Microsoft clarifies that Teams usage surged 775% in Italy amid Coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus outbreak has created a major around the world in recent times and Italy has been one of the worst-hit nations

Microsoft Corp stated that it has seen a sudden surge of 775 percent in a month for the Teams calling and meeting in Italy, withdrawing a previous statement that the spike was for the cloud services in the regions which are around the world the Imposed social distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19.

The multinational company made the correction in a blog on Monday, which was originally posted on March 28. The company did not provide any details about the growth of the cloud services in the virus affected regions as per the latest blog update.

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The Microsoft logo is shown on the Microsoft Theatre at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017 (Mike Blake/Reuters)

The company had said Teams has seen a significant spike in usage, with 44 million daily users currently on the workplace chat application. Italy has been one of the worst hit countries due to the coronavirus outbrea kas the country has lost more than 11,000 people due to the deadly coronavirus virus.

(With agency inputs)

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