What is Microsoft Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 is an innovative solution that combines several essential Microsoft applications, including Exchange e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and Publisher into a cloud solution. This means all these applications, and their data, are accessible from anywhere, on any device. Choosing Microsoft Office 365 means that your business applications will always be up-to-date with the latest feature additions, improvements and new software from the award-winning Microsoft Office 365 Development Team.

Is Microsoft Office 365 Reliable?

Yes, Microsoft Office 365 is one of the best productivity solutions available today with seamless real-time collaboration, desktop and mobile app functionality, and an abundance of online storage. Microsoft Office 365 Datacenters are the best in the industry. 90% of Fortune 500 companies use these Microsoft Datacenters for their critical business applications. Office 365 offers 99.99% guaranteed uptime. 

Does Office 365 Support Custom Domain Names?

Yes, Office 365 does support custom domain names (@yourbusiness.com) . The Office 365 admin center allows you to use any custom domain name that you own. 

How Can Microsoft Office 365 Help My Business?

Microsoft Office 365 helps your business in many ways. It can improve security, consolidate emails and data onto into one platform, allow seamless collaboration for your employees, facilitate collaboration with clients, vendors, suppliers, etc.  Data protection is built into Microsoft Office 365. With Office 365, there is no hardware to purchase and maintain. Your business applications work where you need them most and operate on any device. To discover how Microsoft Office 365 can help your business, call our team today!

What is the Difference Between Office 2016 and Office 365?

Office 2016 offers the Office productivity suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) accessed mainly via desktop, while Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription that offers access to a suite of programs, including Office 2016. Businesses who use Office 365 get the familiar Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) available on any device AND a suite of cutting-edge business tools including: Exchange Business Class E-mail, Calendaring, File Storage, Online Meetings, Professional Digital Storytelling, Workflow Automation, and an App Development Platform. These are the main options for Office 2016: Office Home & Business 2016 (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook for 1 PC or Mac), Office Professional 2016 includes all the programs just mentioned, along with Publisher and Access for 1 PC (not compatible with Mac). Office 365 plans for small business include online and full desktop versions of all Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, as well as Publisher and Access (PC only) Office 365 also includes Business Class E-mail, Calendaring, File Storage, Online Meetings, Professional Digital Storytelling, Workflow Automation, Web, and an App Development Platform. 

What Happens to My Data if I Cancel?

If you cancel your Microsoft Office 365 subscription, you can migrate or download your business data to your new business platform or service. When your subscription expires, admins and users still have access to the data for a limited period of time. Typically, this is 90 days. Once this window of time is over, the data is deleted. So, if you cancel your subscription, make sure to transfer the data to your new platform or service before the account is deleted. 

How Do I Get Started with Office 365?

Get started with Office 365 today by contacting our team of professionals! Strategic Systems can help you determine which Office 365 subscription is most suitable for your business and help you make the next steps. Once we help you determine your plan, Strategic Systems offers professional services to make your journey to Office 365 fast and easy.