What is Microsoft Office 365?


What is Microsoft Office 365?

What is Office 365, imagine having the ability to take the Microsoft Office and put into the cloud. Imagine taking the best and well used Microsoft applications and putting those into the cloud also. That’s what Office 365 is.

Microsoft have combined their flagship product with its best communications and collaboration products to give users all the productivity tools they will ever need and delivered them via the power of cloud.

So now organisations all over the world are turning to Office 365 to securely reach the information they need – including email, documents, contacts, and calendars – in the office or on the go.

This means that you can access your email and hold meetings virtually anywhere.

Microsoft Office 365 includes Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online and Office Professional Plus.

What does Microsoft Office 365 Include?

Microsoft Office Professional Plus

Office 365, ships with a web version of the latest Office version which includes Word, Excel and Powerpoint. This will provide you with everything you need to edit documents via your web browser or either a phone or computer device. For a small add-on fee users can download a copy of the latest version of Office Professional Plus which they can pay monthly for. Now users can enjoy a seamlessly on-premise and cloud experience that allows access to documents, emails, and calendars from virtually any device.

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Microsoft Exchange Online

Exchange Online is one of the core services within Office 365 and provides enterprise class email, calendar and contacts to PC, phone or browser. As this service is hosted and delivered by Microsoft, you can be assured of a high standard of service & security. Because reliability is key, Microsoft offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee which is financially backed. All emails are fully protected by built-in antivirus & anti-spam filters and are supported 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

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Microsoft SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online provides an extensive range of tools for collaboration in the workplace. SharePoint Online gives users all the tools they require to collaborate effectively and eliminate all the pains which can be experienced when documents are shared between large groups of workers. SharePoint Online brings with it document versioning, co-authoring of shared files, secure online storage, and both internal and externally facing portals for access to work sites.

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Microsoft Lync Online

As with SharePoint Online and Exchange Online, Lync Online is a core feature of Office 365. Lync Online enables employees to instant messaging one another, hold online meeting and conversations as well as providing the ability to hold group video conferences. As Lync is aimed at the business community both SharePoint and Lync is tightly integration with Outlook.

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