Free Versions of Tools in Response of Coronavirus Spread

Free Versions of Tools in Response of Coronavirus Spread

Saturday, March 21, 2020


ComputerWorld  shares a list of companies who offer free versions of their softwares during the Coronavirus epidemic.

  • Google – Google said it would start offering advanced Hangouts Meet videoconferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite Education customers at no extra cost.
  • Microsoft Teams – Microsoft is making the premium version of its Teams collaboration application available for free as part of a six-month trial offer for Office365 E1 payment plan. 
  • Slack – Slack pledged to make the paid version of its chat app freely available to anyone directly supporting COVID-19 response.
  • Zoom – Zoom announced that its videoconferencing app is available for free to K-12 schools in the U.S.
  • Cisco – Cisco has expanded the list of features available as part of its free Webex offer in all countries where it is available.
  • Facebook – Paid versions of Workplace will be offered free of charge to government agencies and emergency services for 12 months.
  • Atlassian – Teams of up to ten can access cloud-based versions of Jira Software, Confluence, Jira Service Desk and Jira Core at no cost.

Find more companies offering part of their services for free in ComputerWorld’s article.

Click below to access the list curated by Matthew Finnegan for ComputerWorld.