New York City– March 27, 2023 – Stack Overflow today announced the availability of Stack Overflow for Teams in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. Stack Overflow for Teams customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management.
Stack Overflow for Teams makes it easier for technology leaders to modernize knowledge sharing and centralize developer knowledge by using Microsoft Teams. With Stack Overflow for Teams, technology executives benefit from a trusted platform that minimizes interruptions to workflow and provides the answers technologists need to accelerate innovation while streamlining billing and procurement experience by using their Azure accounts to pay for usage.
“The economic landscape continues to change, and companies are left making hard decisions on what tools and services to leverage in the coming year. What hasn’t changed during this time is that you need a modern approach to collaborative knowledge sharing that improves the developer experience inside companies" said Prashanth Chandrasekar, Chief Executive Officer at Stack Overflow. “By expanding our relationship with Microsoft and integrating Stack Overflow for Teams into the Azure Marketplace, we’re making it easier for developers and technologists to access the institutional knowledge they need and giving them the ability and digital space to collaborate and build innovative features quickly – rather than wasting countless hours searching for an answer to or expert on a problem that was seconds away from their fingertips.”
Stack Overflow for Teams is a knowledge-sharing and collaboration platform that technologists already trust and that has helped thousands of high-performing organizations around the world capture institutional knowledge, scale subject matter experts, and onboard new employees and technologies faster. This central source of knowledge enables team members to find and share information when they need it and avoid searching multiple locations like email, chat, and wikis. By capturing knowledge for future reuse, team members and leaders can also avoid spending time answering the same questions over and over again.
Microsoft customers leveraging Stack Overflow for Teams can take advantage of a number of features including:
- critical Integrations with Microsoft Teams, Slack, Jira, GitHub, Okta, and others;
- a private, hosted space with a structured and searchable knowledge base;
- priority customer support including your own customer success and community-building representative; and,
- long-form knowledge with Articles with Content Health, including usage and adoption metrics, group content together into Collections.
The addition of Stack Overflow for Teams to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, comes after the recent joint effort to launch a Collective on Stack Overflow dedicated to Microsoft Azure knowledge. This dedicated space provides users who join with more than 190,000 questions and other relevant content using over 350 tags. Developers and technologists can engage with subject matter experts on all Microsoft Azure products.
“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,” said Jake Zborowski, General Manager, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. “We’re happy to welcome Stack Overflow's solution to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”
Stack Overflow empowers the world to develop technology through collective knowledge. More than 100 million people visit Stack Overflow every month making it one of the most popular websites in the world. Stack Overflow’s market-leading knowledge sharing and collaboration platform, Stack Overflow for Teams, helps organizations such as Bloomberg, Microsoft, Expensify, Zapier, and more centralize information, increase efficiency, and build faster. Its Reach & Relevance products focus on connecting developers and technologists with relevant companies and products through Advertising, Collectives, and Employer Branding. Founded in 2008, Stack Exchange, Inc., the owner of Stack Overflow, is headquartered in New York, NY. Stack Overflow is a registered trademark of Stack Exchange, Inc.