To help you decide, here are some reasons to migrate to O365:
Productivity is a great word that management-consultant types love to use. In the real world though, productivity can be summed up in a simple question: Can you do my job easier or not? Microsoft has invested heavily and spent a tremendous amount of time trying to make the user and administrator experiences of Office 365 as easy and simple as possible.
Office 365 is available on the cloud, yet also has the flexibility of integrating with your company’s On-Premises solutions if needs be. Using the cloud has so many advantages, particularly freeing up resources on your local server.
Most plans give you access to the web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. This means you can access, create, and edit any of your files from any computer or mobile device with an Internet browser. If you have a plan that includes desktop versions of Office, they can be installed on up to 5 devices per user.
This is especially helpful for companies with employees working remotely, multiple locations and companies with employees who travel often.
There are several different Office 365 business plans available with different programs and features. Not everyone in your company is going to need the exact same thing. You can mix and match plans, so you don’t have to pay for more than you need. It’s easy to switch between plans, too, if you find that an employee needs more or less than what they have now. You can call Motherboard for a breakdown of the plans and we can help you choose the best one for your company.
Everyone who needs to contribute to or edit a document can work on the same version rather than having multiple version floating around that have to be combined.
You can also share direct access to your files, rather than send files as attachments. This means people can make changes to one file rather than having multiple copies. Versioning is included in case you need to go to back to an older version.
With Office 365, you’ll also have access to the latest versions of Office at no additional charge. You’ll get the latest and greatest features without having to uninstall and reinstall Office on everyone’s machines. In addition, Microsoft is constantly making upgrades to features across programs – you’ll get access to those, too. Office 365 means that companies always use the latest version without the need to implement major migration projects or to provide significant resources. The latest Office, Exchange, SharePoint or Skype for Business (now Microsoft Teams) product is always available. And this is precisely why the company should choose Office 365.
Encrypted email: This keeps anyone other than the intended recipient from reading your email.
Data Loss Prevention: This is a set of policies that checks and prevents sensitive information from leaving your organization via email.
Motherboard offers support during and after migration – for those of you that need our help, we are only one call away!
Posted on 10 Oct 2018.