Spark logo with an arrow pointing to the new Webex Teams logo

Spark is now Webex Teams 

Meet, share, collaborate and more with Webex Teams (previously called Spark), an enterprise grade collaboration app where individuals and teams can post messages, share content, and meet face to face in an open space accessible from nearly any device, anywhere in the world.

Visit What's new in Webex Teams to find out about the new function and design updates that will be rolled out to Webex Teams beginning in June 2018.

Instructions for using Webex Teams 

Features

Students and faculty/staff have slightly different features in Webex Teams. Use the table below to determine which features you have. 

Note on Data Stewardship, information security and file sharing in Spark:  Please consult MSU's Data Stewardship Policy for information about the data that is appropriate to share in Spark.

Feature  Student Account Faculty/Staff Account

Messaging & file sharing

Video and audio meetings with screen sharing
Up to 25 Participants
Up to 75 Participants     
1:1 video calling with screen sharing
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Mobile calendar and contacts Integration
 
Content and media encryption
 
Space moderation
 No
 

Benefits of using Spark:

  • Decreased meeting times from an hour to 20 minutes
  • Messaging takes 30% less time than composing emails
  • Simple set up makes it easy to meet with teams, instantly
  • Balance multiple projects at once in the same place (use different rooms for different projects or teams)