Need Microsoft Office applications? Want other productivity services and online storage? Office 365 may be your perfect subscription plan! Most Office 365 plans include a desktop version of the latest Office applications that are compatible with a large range of computers and devices. The full, installed applications include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access. (Publisher and Access are available on PC only.) Aside from increased accessibility, here are five additional reasons to consider purchasing Office 365:
1. Up-to-date Software
Office 365 includes the most up-to-date version of all installed applications. However, applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you are required to purchase the product again when the new version becomes available. Ultimately, Office 365 provides all of the benefits of using an Office application without any of the difficulties in updating and maintaining them all simultaneously. Consider it like having a personal, built-in IT department!
2. Online-only Options
Office 365 provides an online-only option, which is an excellent choice for certain businesses. Additionally, subscriptions for this service can be paid for on a month-to-month or annual basis providing financial convenience. Office suites are also available as a one-time purchase and include applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint which can be installed on only one PC or Mac.
3. Cloud Services
With cloud services on the rise, many companies are seeking to move their email infrastructure to a cloud-based service. Aligned with these goals, Office 365’s cloud service means accessibility from anywhere is possible with Internet connection. Also due to the cloud, internal collaboration has become a lot easier throughout all Office applications.
4. Lync Online
This tool offered by Office 365 instantly connects people from your organization and beyond concerning their everyday productivity experience. Providing a consistent, single client experience for presence, this aids businesses in attaining a great meeting experience. Extremely user-friendly, Lync enables professionals to quickly communicate with others through instant chat or video chat and with photos, availability statuses and location updates.
5. SharePoint Online
Another useful tool offered by Office 365, SharePoint Online enables users to quickly create, store, manage and share content with fellow team members. Now a part of the cloud, SharePoint assists users in managing and sharing personal documents and insights with colleagues while simultaneously keeping employees in sync with all shared document libraries, calendars, news, information, etc. However, the most standout benefit of this tool is the ability to instantaneously implement a reliable corporate records/information management system.
So, if your office system software could use an upgrade, consider purchasing Office 365. This software truly provides a suitable email solution for any size business and all of our customers have had success utilizing the service. In combination with providing all the necessary tools for professional success, Office 365 simplifies task management and allows colleagues to work together at a much faster rate while maintaining efficiency.