Microsoft Office 365 is a great solution for online hosted email, collaboration and productivity tools. Office 365 comes bundled with all the well-known Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, Outlook and more. Office 365 also comes with Skype for Business, which is a great tool for real time collaboration and video conferencing. Microsoft Office 365 also offers a state of the art Microsoft Exchange online solution for email, calendar and contacts that can be shared or used personally. Office 365 is a great solution for any company, as it is perfectly scalable to grow with your company, and allows for better productivity within your business.
Microsoft Office 365 Business Essentials is the best solution if you are looking for a hosted email and unified communications solution. You may have just recently invested in an upgrade for your Microsoft Office Apps and as such this plan is the best for you. It comes bundled with a Microsoft Exchange online plan providing 50GB per user and Skype for Business, which is a great tool for instant messaging and video conferencing. Office 365 also comes bundled with OneDrive, which gives every use 1 Terabyte of online data storage, that can be shared across the company. While you do not have access to the desktop apps for Microsoft Office in this plan, you will have access to the online versions of these apps.
Microsoft Office 365 Business is a great solution if you already have an on site Exchange server that you are satisfied with, or you have your email hosted elsewhere and don’t want to move it to an online Exchange plan. Microsoft Office 365 Business comes with the online and the desktop Microsoft Office Apps, such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint. This version of Office 365 also comes with the 1TB of OneDrive space for every user in your organization. Real time collaboration is still possible through the online apps and the OneDrive. Microsoft Office 365 allows for the desktop apps to be installed on up to 5 computers for each user, so your employees can not only have the computers at work running the latest updated software, but it also allows for your employees to work from home.
Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium has both, the email and the apps. This is the ultimate plan for small business, allowing for your emails to be hosted online, your computers to be running the latest Microsoft Office apps and for your employees to collaborate in real time via Skype for Business. This plan also includes the 1 Terabyte of OneDrive space. You may have your doubts about the online hosted solutions, but Microsoft guarantees 99.9% uptime and financially backs that promise. Microsoft has multiple data centers, that keep your data secured and available to you at all times. Microsoft has made it very easy to migrate your data to the cloud. Running Office 365 within your organization will help your business IT run more smoothly.