Cloud storage solutions are gaining popularity every day. Businesses and individuals alike are realising the importance of backing up their information online as opposed to backing it up on a hard drive and memory sticks. It not uncommon to hear of individuals and businesses that have lost their information at critical times (as they are about to make a presentation to potential investors for example), due to their backup drives being corrupted in one way or the other. Office 365 is one such service that offers cloud solutions for your business IT concerns (No, it is not a Microsoft Office Suite upgrade).What sets it apart from the rest? Here are a few reasons as to why you should consider moving to Office 365 migration UK.
Reduced Operation Costs
As a business, you can maximise profits by either increasing sales or reducing the costs of operating the business. Office 365 offers you the chance to reduce your businessâ€™ overheads by getting rid of the costs of installing and maintaining the server and all related infrastructure. By storing all your work on a cloud, servers are rendered redundant. Your only costs shall be those related to expending your cloud storage space which is a fraction of costs associated with maintaining fully functional servers.
Stress-Free Admin Work
The work of an admin can be made twice as difficult and stressful when they have to deal with broken down servers. Such a server has the ability to bring the companyâ€™s activities to a halt. With Office 365, you no longer have to stress about the condition of the servers. It is the sole responsibility of Office 365 technicians to ensure the functionality of their serves leaving you to focus more energy on building and growing your business.
Versatility Of Services
With Office 365 you get more than just cloud storage. It offers solutions for day to day running of applications such as email services, collaboration and other applications that are essential to the effective functioning of the business. Depending on the plan you subscribe to you can get additional up to date features such as the Office suite, One Drive, Office 365 video, Yammer and much more. You can access these services via traditional ways such as through Outlook. However, ensure it is connected to Exchange Online or more conventional means such as Yammer and Share Point through browser-based connectivity.
To fully reap the benefits of Office 365 migration UK and maximise its potential, it is important that you and your team understand how Office 365 works first. Failure to do so, you and your team will end up as a frustrated lot. Engage a trainer that is experienced in Office 365 and organises a theoretical training for you and your staff before moving on to the practical aspects. Even after the initial training, it is important to organise for refresher workshops for your staff. This will also be useful to bring any new members up to speed. It also helps to have training materials such as videos or links to e-learning platforms and in the case you or any of your staff members need to remind yourselves of how certain aspects of Office 365 work.