Office 365 provides businesses with the anywhere access and collaboration tools employees want. All inclusive of rigorous security and controls that IT departments can count on. Office 365 is hosted entirely in the ‘cloud’ making the days of onsite server maintenance and costly IT support a thing of the past. With the cloud evolving day by day there is no better time to switch.
Cloud storage is a model of networked online storage where data is stored on multiple virtual servers, generally hosted by third parties, rather than being hosted on dedicated servers – In this way if one ‘Cluster’ was to go down data is still available elsewhere. Storage in the cloud offers security, flexibility & reliability hence why the thousands of organisations worldwide have already switched.
Thanks to the recent technological advancements of mobile communication it has never been easier to access work emails, calenders, tasks, voice-mail, documents on the move. Use your iPhone, Android, Windows Phone to keep up to date in real time.
SharePoint is a centralized data store for the keeping of internal documents & client related documents whether it be contact information or important documentation. With SharePoint it is possible to collaborate with other colleagues internally by accessing shared calenders & task entry’s – Think of it as your own “Corporate” portal.
Lync is a real-time Collaboration suite designed for the purpose of keeping those within a business connected – Features include instant messaging, Voice Over IP, and video conferencing inside the client software. Lync has native integration with Microsoft’s outlook software making communicating an ease.
Forefront Protection for Exchange is known for it’s renounced anti-virus & spam filtering solution, the filtering service targets malicious activity on your mailboxes fasts and combats any possible vulnerabilities. All email traffic is routed to the Microsoft online service before the end-user is to receive mail hence you can rest with ease in the respect that all security related aspects of exchange and office 365 are handled entirely by Microsoft.
Office 365 has the capability for integration with Active Directory, In effect, when you log-in to your workstation (using Active Directory), you are logging into Office 365 at the same time – In this way you can stay connected wherever, whenever in your organisation.
Plans E3 & E4 include a license to the latest version Office Professional Plus essentially saving your organisation money on software licensing costs & keeping up to date. The office Professional Plus Package includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, OneNote, Lync, Publisher & SharePoint Publisher.
Plans E3 & E4 come inclusive of advanced mailbox/voice capabilities – Features include; Email Archiving which essentially means storing email safely for referencing at a later date and Unlimited Mailbox Storage. Voice Capabilities include access to Unified Voicemail -This can be setup to integrate with your organisations existing telephony system.
Editing & viewing documents is now possible from a web based interface, microsoft’s office 365 platform features enterprise grade productivity tools of which allow the end-user to compose or present documents on the move as they would sitting at there desks.
Planning is key in the business world, keeping track of your fellow colleagues using your desktop client or mobile device ensures efficiency and allows one to keep track of a project. View calender entries as you would when creating your own however see the whereabouts of others at the same time.
Nothing can be more annoying then a corporations email infrastructure going down hence why Microsoft stamp there cloud based office 365 service with a 99.9% up-time guarantee. Along with having a professionally maintained email service you have piece of mind that all issues are dealt with on a first hand basis by Microsoft themselves, never again will you have to scoop out to cover the costs of onsite email server maintenance. This industry leading SLA guarantee comes inclusive on all Office 365 plans.
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