The pressure on organisations to recruit and retain the best people is increasing. To work effectively and profitably, today's workforce require tools to streamline collaboration, to empower flexible and remote working, and to be protected from internal and external threats.
Many organisations are finding they're struggling with multiple solutions, stand-alone apps and legacy platforms, further complicating the very problems they're trying to solve.
Key Business Requirements
- Productivity Re-imagined — effective collaboration tools that are simple, secure, improving teamwork and increasing productivity.
- Processes Streamlined — leveraging the power of cloud and AI components, fully integrated into existing apps
- Business Protection — leading edge security capabilities that safeguard your business, empowering your people to be productive from anywhere, on any device.
Microsoft 365 comes with enterprise grade email, and a 50 GB mailbox. With 1 TB of online OneDrive file storage, files can be shared from anywhere and any device, whether at work, at home or on the go. Office apps work together, helping increase your productivity and grow your business with confidence.
Recommendation tools, for example Designer in PowerPoint, automatically recommends slide designs based on your content, without you having to build the slide, helping you create your best work, saving you precious time and effort.
With this sort of power at their fingertips, your people can work, meet, share, edit, save, and collaborate.
Teams is the hub that brings together all your people's chats, meetings, files, and apps, making it easier for you to collaborate and keep track of group projects.
With state of the art co-authoring capabilities, you can share and edit your files in real-time with your team from anywhere any device
Host Online Meetings
Whether it's with people inside or outside your organisation, get work done in real-time, record meetings and use the whiteboard, to draw out ideas and work together to solve challenges.
By providing your business a central repository that your team can collaborate around, Microsoft Teams greatly simplifies and enhances group collaboration. It helps increasing efficiency by helping your employees and customers get things done faster
Technology gives you the ability to access data and to carry it with you on a laptop or a mobile phone, however this exposes you to risk. Simplified device management empowers you to take advantage of the enterprise-level security features of Windows 10 Pro, by taking a layered approach to security.
- Protection from sophisticated threats hidden in email attachments and links, and cutting-edge defense against zero-day threats, ransomware, and other advanced malware attempts.
- Protection from data leaks helping you prevent sensitive information like SSNs and customer credit card numbers from being shared outside your business
- Control and manage access to information, eg by applying restrictions like Do not Copy and Do Not Forward
Microsoft 365 Knowledge
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What will you do when Windows 7 dies 😵
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