What is it?
Office 365 is Microsoft’s bundle of Cloud based productivity software and services to enhance your productivity. It offers access to the familiar suite of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, coupled with innovative Cloud storage, instant messaging, and collaboration functionality.
How does it work?
Office 365 provides you and your staff with access to the Microsoft Office suite via the internet, delivered via the Office 365 web portal. As you work on your documents or receive emails, they are automatically saved to Microsoft’s Cloud, leveraging their ultra-secure global network of data centres and available to be shared with whoever you wish. Accompanying these online applications is access to the latest version of the same familiar applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc) that can be run from your desktop. Finally, Office 365 can provide you and your users with the latest in Microsoft’s instant messaging, video conferencing, and collaboration solutions.
How can it help our business?
Familiar Applications with the Power of the Cloud
|Enjoy access to the same, familiar, leading business productivity software with the enhanced functionality of Cloud integration. You and your staff will enjoy the familiar layout and functionality of Word, Excel, Outlook, but with all of the benefits of leveraging Microsoft’s Cloud.|
Reliability and Security
|We can reduce your reliance on maintaining your own mail servers with all of the associated complexity and ongoing investment in infrastructure. Office 365 email uses Microsoft’s own server architecture and infrastructure, allowing you to leverage their best-practice approach to redundancy and security. The net result is less downtime and enhanced security.|
Mobility for You and Your Business
|Being based in the Cloud, Office 365 provides access to your email and files when you are in the office, or on the road. Accessing your emails and documents from mobile devices is easier than ever before and you remain connected to your business at all times as you move between the office, your home, branch offices or client sites.|
Unparalleled Ability to Collaborate
|Office 365 is designed to enhance collaboration in your business. Innovative instant messaging and conferencing software is coupled with OneDrive, Microsoft’s secure Cloud repository for your documents, allowing you to seamlessly share your work with colleagues as and when you require.|
|Office 365 is also a cost-effective way to license your Microsoft Office software and is also to ensure that your software is always up to date with the latest version. It comes bundled with the rights to the latest versions of the main components of the Microsoft Office suite, and beyond this reduces your capital expenditure requirements by moving your mail to Microsoft’s Cloud.|