There's little doubt that Microsoft Office 365 is set to become the foundation of the modern business technology environment.
For some that will be a fully cloud-based approach; for others it will be part of a hybrid solution.
However, Microsoft Office 365 is much more than simply email and
your familiar suite of productivity tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
A wide variety of options, or plans, will accommodate the requirements of businesses of all sizes (and, of course, home users) but those who tap into Microsoft Office 365's potential to integrate across all areas of IT – from data and communications to collaboration and storage – will make the most of this powerful platform.
Mobility, availability and flexibility come as standard with Microsoft Office 365.
Subscription pricing gives you predictability and full control over costs.
With expertise across everything from business applications to complex infrastructure and connectivity, we're perfectly placed at TSG to guide you through your adoption of Microsoft Office 365 – especially if it's your first step in to the Cloud.
We've broken this section down to provide clarity on all the different features offered through Microsoft Office 365 and how they work seamlessly together.
Of course, we'll touch on the numerous benefits that you'll enjoy by transforming the way your people work at the same time as retaining the familiarity of many tools they already use – albeit upgraded and improved versions.
Here are some of the components Microsoft Office 365 provides:
Email – Exchange Online and the latest version of Outlook
Word, Excel and PowerPoint – the latest versions of the tools you use on a daily basis
Lync – Unified communications to keep you in touch
SharePoint – facilitating collaboration with colleagues and across teams
OneDrive – secure storage to ensure your critical documents are safe and accessible
Yammer – an exciting new way to share knowledge across your organisation
If Microsoft Office 365 is your first step into the Cloud, we'd strongly recommend that you consider a Cloud Readiness Assessment in order to ensure a smooth and successful migration, avoiding the potential pitfalls and risks your business.