10 Things to Know about Office 365

Office 365 eBiz Solutions

29 Oct, 2018

Technology

J. Natuplag

Approximately 1.1 million companies use Microsoft Office 365

Why do companies trust Office 365? It’s because they offer a suite with every cross-functional tool and feature you need to not only complete your daily tasks, but also go beyond them. There are many leaders that know Office 365 will benefit their business but hesitate with making the move. Why is that? It is because they see the seemingly daunting task of migration. What they don’t know is that Office 365 Migration isn’t as torturous as it seems. With the right Office 365 Migration team, moving your organization’s entire email base can be complete in just a few days. Small tasks like migration are what keep businesses from reaping the benefits that come with utilizing Office 365.

Are you still hesitant about moving to Office 365? That’s okay! Let us help you seal the deal with moving to Office 365. Here are the 10 things to know about Office 365:

1. Office 365 Licenses:

One Office 365 license covers 5 phones, 5 tablets, and 5 PCs or Macs per user

2. Office 365 Packages:

There are 4 Office 365 enterprise packages: ProPlus, Enterprise E1, Enterprise E3, Enterprise E5. We recommend hiring an Office 365 consulting service to help build a strategic plan and to make sure you have the right package for your organization. Each package includes email hosting except for ProPlus. E1 does not include Office desktop applications, but all the packages include the web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. E3 and E5 include unlimited personal cloud storage. Also, none of the packages have a limit to the number of users that can be added.

Don’t know which package is right for you? Download this worksheet to find out!

3. Office 365 Migration:

Migration time depends on the size of the organization, infrastructure, and other factors. With multiple gears turning during the migration process, it is important to have a knowledgeable and intuitive team leading the move. Because of the sometimes highly intricate nature of migration, it is recommended that you hire an Office 365 consulting service.

4. User Friendly:

Not everyone is tech savvy. Luckily, Office 365’s applications are user-friendly, and many employees have already been exposed to Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

5. Always have the latest Office 365 Applications:

Stop worrying about paying for the latest version of an application! With all the Office 365 packages, you will always have the most up-to-date version.

6. Great for employees working remotely:

The E1, E3, E5 plans offer an all-inclusive application called Teams. Teams is a chat-based platform where employees can create team communication channels, freely share files, hold conference calls through Skype for Business, and much more. Teams also offer an array of app extensions, so you can add to help your employees collaborate and manage their products. The Teams application, along with the entire Office 365 is available on your desktop, laptop, tablet, and smartphone.

7. Office 365 Protects Against Data Loss:

With unlimited cloud storage you can stop worrying about accidentally deleting your files or losing files by breaking/ losing your laptop.

8. Enhanced Security:

With the E5 plan your mailbox will be guarded against malicious link and attachments through Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection.

9. Strengthen Your Brand:

Customize your Office 365 portal and email to match your company’s brand theme.

10. Build your intranet of SharePoint:

By building an intranet through SharePoint, you can enhance your company’s culture by creating a social hub. With a SharePoint intranet you can encourage the sharing of ideas, achievements, work anniversaries, birthdays, and other important events. Also, with a SharePoint intranet, disseminating and finding information becomes streamlined. Still need more convincing? Let us help you! We, eBiz Solutions, are a Microsoft Gold Partner and are experts at Office 365 Consulting and Office 365 Migration. Our goal is to help your businesses grow! Let us help you lay out a plan to increase your productivity, maximize your ROI, and ultimately grow your business with Office 365.

Still need more convincing? Let us help you! We, eBiz Solutions, are a Microsoft Gold Partner and are experts at Office 365 Consulting and Office 365 Migration. Our goal is to help your businesses grow! Let us help you lay out a plan to increase your productivity, maximize your ROI, and ultimately grow your business with Office 365.

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