Cloud email has been around for long time and companies are migrating as Office 365 has been a great option for businesses however do you know what are the benefits of Office 365?
We have put together 5 benefits of Office 365 for your business to consider.
OneDrive for Business is Microsoft’s online storage offering each user up to 1 TB of space. Users can store, synchronize, share and collaborate with ease and security using multiple devices. Using OneDrive can offset on-premises backup technologies and allow your users to access data at any time from multiple devices.
Office for iPad was released in mid-2014 by Microsoft for iPad. Now, you can download Office 2013 on up to 5 systems per users including iPads. It even has seamless integration with OneDrive therefore allowing you to edit a document on your iPad and then revisiting it on another device. Apple does offer a free version that is read only but if you are viewing corporate documents within the organization on your iPad without an Office 365 subscription, you may be out of compliance.
Yammer is the leader in private Social Business Networks. Think of it as Facebook for your company. You will be able to keep your employees up to speed with the latest announcements and reduce email clutter.
Lync for Web Conferencing is Microsoft’s answer to web conferencing solutions. Lync takes over your Instant Messaging, Voice and Web Conferencing without the high cost of establishing your own infrastructure or paying for another service
Spam and Virus Email Protection is part of Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP). There is a cloud-based email filtering service that helps protect your organization against spam and malware. EOP simplifies email management and alleviates IT support issues and management from maintaining an on-premises solution. EOP can be configured to protect your messaging environment and control mail routing.
Migrating to Office 365 is becoming popular among businesses and there are compelling benefits to cloud services. The decision to migrate your business to Microsoft Office 365 is not one that should be taken lightly and you must select a partner that understands your business and goals.
You should select a partner that has performed multiple migrations from all sorts of environments and industries. You should ensure that your IT support services provider that adheres to industry best practices and does not cut corners.