Microsoft Viva achieves milestone with over 10 million monthly active users

Microsoft Viva
Microsoft Viva (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft Viva's birthday is February 4.
  • In honor of the employee experience platform's one-year anniversary, Microsoft has released stats and figures on how Viva is doing.
  • To date, it's managed over 10 million monthly active users and more than 1,000 paying customers, including high-profile businesses such as PayPal and Nationwide.

Microsoft Viva was announced by Microsoft on February 4, 2021, and celebrates its first birthday on February 4, 2022. To mark the occasion, Viva's creator has released stats about its employee experience platform (EXP) to showcase how it's doing.

The platform, which is built to help facilitate employee wellness and retainment in the hybrid era, has had major accomplishments during its first year in the Microsoft ecosystem. To date, over 10 million active monthly users utilize it. Not to mention, Viva's secured some big-name paying customers such as PayPal, Unilever, Blum, and Nationwide.

Beyond helping with employee wellness, Viva is specifically targeted at combating disconnectedness, burnout, and other areas of concern modern workforces have to deal with. It can be found via its integration in Microsoft Teams as well as other MS365 apps.

You can read Microsoft's full blog post to learn everything you could possibly want to know about Viva. But in case you just want the cliff notes, here's what's next for the EXP:

Since our initial announcement a year ago, Viva Connections, Viva Insights, Viva Topics, and Viva Learning are all generally available. Later this year, Viva customers will also benefit from a new Viva-based objective and key results (OKRs) service powered by our acquisition of

We covered the acquisition back in late 2021 when Microsoft first made the move. It's one of many, many acquisitions the company has partook in in recent memory, though it's not among the most expensive of them all.

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