Almost everyone in every office is using Microsoft Office, but we find that most offices have users that do not know about Microsoft Office 365. If they have heard about it, or if they have not, their immediate impression on hearing the name is that Office 365 is just a new version of Office. Microsoft Office is already confusing enough, with their new ribbons and their old original talking paperclips. Everyone loves and hates Office. It has been with most of us since the e
The Web and I understands the imperative to cut costs while increasing capabilities. It is more than the initial down payment costs, but the expenses of on-site IT staff and most repair visits must be eliminated. In our years of helping small businesses, we have had to help every client we have improve their compliance profiles. Our experience includes compliance solutions now used in law firms, financial institutions, research institutes, hospitals, doctors offices, and insu
Microsoft Office 365 was launched on June 28. Though we were not at the party, we were already hard at work with our first few clients on Office 365 production systems. In the blogosphere, VentureBeat, a blog on the implications of innovation, Peter Yared writes, Why Microsoft’s Office 365 will Clobber Google Apps. Yared states that Office 365 offers continuity with today’s SharePoint / Exchange / Microsoft Office environment and throws in new features and great cost savings.
Office 365 Enterprise includes the ability to keep local copies of all of your files on any desktop or laptop computer. This has proved significant for clients of mine who wish to take their work with them on their laptop. They wanted to be able to work on their Microsoft Office 365 files remotely without an internet connection, and then to have the files synchronize later. Multiple people in an organization can have files checked out simultaneously. Synchronized files are n