Microsoft announced public preview of Flow in April and since then over 117,000 people in 61,000 organizations across 139 countries have used the service to automate their business processes. Microsoft Flow is a cloud-based service that makes it simple to automate common tasks and business processes across applications and services, such as Office 365, Slack, Dropbox, SalesForce.com, Dynamics 365 and many more. Today, Microsoft is announcing the General Availability of Microsoft Flow and it is now available in 42 languages and six regions with 99.9% SLA you would expect from Microsoft.
New features included in this release,
- Use environments to store your flows by geography or team. When you create an environment, you can pick its geographic location. Today, we offer the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australia, India, and Japan as regions, with more coming soon.
- Microsoft Flow for Android is out of preview.
- Microsoft Flow Admin Center- This centralized management console will make it easy for IT administrators to control the environments inside of their organization.
- In addition to standalone scenarios that make it possible for power users to automate repetitive tasks, Microsoft Flow enriches both Office 365 and Dynamics 365 with new workflow capabilities.
Microsoft Flow is now available in both free and paid service plans. Using premium services like Salesforce and the Common Data Service is exclusive to Microsoft Flow Plans 1 and 2, and each plan has a different limit on the number and frequency of runs. Microsoft also announced that the existing preview customers will receive a six-month free trial of their highest tier plan, Microsoft Flow Plan 2. If you are an Office 365 or Dynamics 365 customer, a Microsoft Flow plan is included with your license.
Read more about this release here.