Office 365 (Donegal Post Article 11/05/11)
With embracing Cloud Power at the forefront of Microsoft’s campaigns, the recent release of the Office 365 beta suite comes as the prefect alternative to worrying about software and licencing. Office 365 comes with all your regular Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote and offers a great alternative for business users as all the software is hosted on the cloud.
Business will pay the privilege for the use of the cloud and then each of their users is assigned a username and password to which they can access the Office 365 software straight from their browser. Along with freeing up space on your computer, the Office 365 suite provides a space for users to share documents and save on the cloud meaning that their files are accessible from any computer at any time.
These aspects of Office 365 make it the perfect business companion and Microsoft guarantee 99.9% of uptime within their service level agreement which means you never have to worry about crashes or not being able to access your documents. Along with your regular Office suite, Office 365 gives users their own Outlook & Lync applications also. With Outlook and Exchange Server available in the Enterprise edition, Microsoft can host your email for you and thanks to the 99.9% uptime guarantee your email is in safe hands. Along with documents sharing for the office, the Lync software which is downloaded to your system allows users to conduct meetings, call each other and instant message people that share the same office space and are online.
Within the Lync software there are great capabilities in which you can provide presentations, share whiteboards, and even files between users making it all the more easy to conduct web conferences and will prove to be the perfect tool for the business person on-the-go. For the Enterprise edition, business users also have access to Sharepoint solutions giving even greater capabilities for what you can do with your cloud. With Sharepoint, you can host your website & create various web spaces to share documents and even databases between work colleagues. With all this software right from your web browser and with unlimited support and uptime, Office 365 is set to transform the way in which business people use their computer. For more information on Office 365 & the various cloud services contact your local Microsoft Partner. You can also check out our website www.cosgroveit.ie or contact us for pricing and more details on how you can embrace the cloud with Office 365.
Posted on May 11, 2011, in Donegal Post, TECH and tagged cozznews, donegal post, microsoft, microsoft cloud, microsoft news, microsoft office, office 365, office software, office web apps, office365, windows. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.