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Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 provides users with the ability to access and work on the files they need anywhere, anytime and from any device. It combines the familiar Office desktop suite with the cloud-based versions for easy communication and collaboration.

This solution helps organisations save time and money by delivering the power of cloud productivity. Backed by Microsoft and a reliable and robust security, Office 365 has the ability to transform the way you do business.

Office 365 Enterprise subscription plan includes access to all Office applications plus other productivity services that are enabled over the cloud such as:

  • Exchange online
  • SharePoint online
  • Skype for business online
  • Office 365 ProPlus, and
  • Office web apps.

Office 365 enterprise components

Exchange online

All the benefits of cloud-based email without sacrificing the business-class capabilities that Exchange Server has provided for decades. Built on the same technology as Exchange Server, Microsoft takes care of the regular and ongoing Exchange infrastructure maintenance, while IT Administrators are provided with the flexibility and control they need.

SharePoint online

Gives your business a highly secure, central location to assist your people to efficiently collaborate, find stored organisational resources, manage content and workflow, and gain the business insight they need to make better-informed decisions. Your staff can create and manage project-based or team-based sites for collaboration and document sharing.

Skype for business online

Helps your business increase individual staff productivity by adding presence, instant messaging and audio/video calling to your business’s IT infrastructure. It connects people in new ways transforming your interactions with colleagues, customers and partners to a more collaborative, engaging, and effective experience.

Office 365 ProPlus

Get the latest version of Microsoft’s office applications like Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and more, so you can access your documents, email, and calendars on up to 5 compatible devices per user.

Office web apps

Offers a convenient online companion to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote; and is accessible from a web browser.

Advantages of switching to Microsoft Office 365

The main benefits of switching to Microsoft Office 365 are:

  • it helps you move at a pace that makes sense for your business,
  • increased team collaboration,
  • offers flexible working conditions, and
  • improves efficiency and productivity.

Below are a few more distinctive advantages of switching to Office 365.

Built-in data recovery

In case any on-premise IT infrastructure fails or crashes, there is a possibility of data loss. Office 365 automatically backs all your data online, and has a couple of redundancy and backup measures that makes it easy to restore lost or corrupted data. With an inbuilt spam filter and antivirus, you can rest assured that your sensitive data is well protected.

Value for money

With regular auto-updates, monthly feature release cycles and built-in backup measure, organisations get better value for money.  The total cost of ownership with Office 365 is also reduced.

Enterprise IT management

While Microsoft hosts Office 365, your IT team has the admin rights and the necessary tools to easily create and manage users and a few high-end business-class features such as IT phone support.

Robust and reliable

Microsoft offers spam filtering with 99.9% up-time guarantee with every purchase of Office 365.

How we deliver

Empower IT Solutions is a Microsoft Partner, focused on assisting companies with licensing and implementation of Microsoft Office 365.

Before an implementation plan is set, the following must be considered:

  •  email integration,
  • account provisioning and licensing,
  • software and hardware requirements, and
  • administrator and end-user training.

Depending on the Office 365 plan you have opted for and your business requirements, the planning phase of an Office 365 implementation varies.

We offer a step-by-step methodology for your project. When you employ our services, you receive a team of experienced and certified professionals ready to plan and deploy the Office 365 solution in your organisation.

Our team start by understanding your systems and programs and the associated integration, to decide on the most efficient method of migrating your existing data into Office 365, without disrupting your operations during business hours.

To discuss licensing and implementation of Microsoft Office 365, call us for an obligation-free discussion on 1300 797 888.