Over the past few weeks we’ve talked to a few local law firms about the state of their IT, and these conversations got me thinking. Even with the amount of data these firms, and firms all over the country, have […]
Microsoft Office has been the go-to in productivity for years, giving users and businesses access to various programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and more, in order to communicate with customers, access important information, and keep track of all files with ease. Now, Microsoft Office 365 gives you all those same benefits while moving you to the cloud. The transition helps solve many different business challenges related to:
Getting work done outside the office
- As long as you’re connected to the Internet, Office 365 allows you to access documents that have been saved to the cloud, from anywhere, increasing productivity outside of the office.
Being vulnerable to attacks due to missed updates/patches
- With Office 365 there’s no need to worry about missing important updates and patches, it’s all handled for you. Microsoft makes sure all updates/patches happen in the background without interruption to end-users, this ensures no vulnerabilities are left open and exploited.
Lack of collaboration slowing workflow
- The 2016 version of Office 365 allows you and your staff to collaborate with ease thanks to the ability to access and edit files at the same time. The leads to increased collaboration and an increased ability to find the information each employee needs quickly, to complete tasks and projects with less hassle.
Sky-high maintenance and support costs
- On-premises email servers can lead to spending lots of money on maintenance and support that’s often required on a regular basis. With Office 365 all of the maintenance and support is handled for you within the low, flat-rate fee.
Are you considering using Office 365 in your business? As users and Microsoft Cloud Solutions providers we’d love to hear your thoughts and answer any questions!