Businesses face a tough decision when it comes to Microsoft services. Do you purchase upfront or subscribe to the Office 365 cloud-based service? For some organisations, purchasing upfront makes sense. Particularly if you prefer to stick with in-house email, with Exchange and want to upgrade your Application suite when it suits you, not Microsoft.

Our top 10 reasons to use Office 365 should include the Hybrid option too, then you don’t have to make a choice between cloud or on-premise. You get the best of both worlds.

For most businesses, Office 365 makes much more sense. Here are our Top 10 reasons why:

Top 10 Reasons to Use Office 365

  • Reliability

    Get peace of mind knowing your services are available with a guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially backed service level agreement (SLA).

  • Security

    Your data is yours. Office 365 safeguards it and protects your privacy.

  • Privacy

    Cutting-edge security practices with five layers of security and proactive monitoring help keep customer data safe.

  • Admin Tools

    The admin portal provides IT detailed configuration options for your services, either from an online portal or through automated management with PowerShell commands.

  • Updates

    No need to pay for version upgrades; updates are included in your subscription. New features are rolled out to Office 365 customers in an IT-configurable experience.

  • Support

    24/7 phone support for all IT issues. For less urgent issues, you can make service requests directly through the admin portal.

  • Automation

    Create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more

  • Analytics

    Power BI transforms your company’s data into rich visuals for you to collect and organize so you can focus on what matters to you.

  • Collaborate

    Discuss ideas, share updates, and crowdsource answers from coworkers around the globe. Yammer gives your team a faster, smarter way to connect and collaborate across your company.

  • Audit

    Use Delve to see what you and your colleagues are working on across Office 365. Based on who you work with and how you work together, Delve suggests documents that are relevant to you.

If you purchase new, or renew existing, Office 365 licences:

SAVE AT LEAST 5%

This includes Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business and the entire suite of Office 365 pricing.

More about Office 365

With over 20 years of experience, Serviceteam IT design and deliver sophisticated connectivity, communication, continuity, and cloud services, for organisations that need to stay connected 24/7. We take the time to fully understand your current challenges, and provide a solution that gives you a clear understanding of what you are purchasing and the benefits it will bring you.

To find out how we can help you, call us on 0121 468 0101, use the Contact Us form, or why not drop in and visit us at 49 Frederick Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1HN.

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