Many businesses are looking for effective solutions to having their staff work remotely at this time. With a shortage of hardware, companies need effective, yet efficient means to ensure tasks can be completed. There are solutions with familiar tools that are available where and when they are needed.

Microsoft Office 365 has effective solutions for working remotely that businesses are looking for!

With O365, most data can be moved into the Microsoft cloud, making it accessible through Office 365 apps for those users that may be using personal laptops, tablets, or other devices when working outside of the office. Office 365 Business offers the resource and tools that are needed.

The option of adding additional resources is easy to do to increase the efficiencies in your team’s participation from wherever they may need to work from. This also alleviates worrying about personal devices being used. Organizations will have peace of mind knowing that Microsoft has the tools to ensure data is safe and remains in the cloud.

O365 offers a way for your teamwork to reach the next level of collaboration as it’s needed. With services such as Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams that combine communication, collaboration, and intelligence, communication at a distance is possible. Benefits include:

  • Data is encrypted between the Microsoft data center and the user
  • Backup can be performed in a cloud to cloud scenario
  • No need for major infrastructure changes to provide users access to files
  • Flexibility to scale your business quickly
  • Capability to work from anywhere as long as you have internet connectivity.
  • Always up to date because it’s in the cloud
  • Built-in security features to keep your company’s data safe.

A dynamic team brings together all their strengths to create a final product in a secure environment no matter where they are working from or what device they are working on.

SharePoint allows for more advanced collaboration that is seamless with team sites for sharing inside and outside your organization. SharePoint includes apps that will help you to find, add, edit, and brainstorm together smoothly and cohesively. SharePoint provides for integration with existing systems and the flexibility to be added to as your needs increase.

Microsoft Teams has become the fastest growing app in Microsoft’s history. You have immediate access to all your apps and documents. You can efficiently respond to chat and conversations, join meetings with one click, and continue to collaborate. So even on the move, you are entirely kept in the loop with effective solutions for working remotely.

OneDrive for Business provides endless possibilities with the amount of storage you receive. With an entire Terabyte of data storage, you can save about two million funny cat pictures (or work documents)! Access of this storage can be from any number of devices; desktops, laptops, tablets, or smartphones.

Office 365 Business Premium is the hub for remote teamwork.

Bring together all the apps and services your people need and give them all the information and tools right at their fingertips with effective solutions for working remotely. Not only will the desktop versions of Office applications along with the web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, allowing the entire staff to be informed and engage with a company-wide intranet and team sites.

MicroAge can support your organization at this time when you may need to possibly quarantine staff while still dealing with the reality that business needs to continue. We are here to help you each step of the way at this time. Contact us today to find out how Office 365 can help make working from home a smooth transition.

 

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