WHY TAKE MICROSOFT OFFICE TO THE CLOUD?

What is Office 365?

Office is the old classic that you are familiar with but with a web based kicker...

  • Edit Word docs, Excel spreadsheets and OneNote notebooks with others in real time
  • Access and view files from your mobile and tablet devices
  • Enjoy consistent formatting when moving between Office Web Apps and desktop Office applications
  • Use Office in your web browser with Office Web Apps
The benefits are great but is it enough to justify a change?
Take a look at the costs comparison below...

THE REAL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE

Exchange and Outlook were built for maximum compatibility offering features when used together that you can't get when used separately.
Exchange is awesome but its not cheap!


What does an Exchange Server Do?
  • Offline sync between Exchange server and Outlook
  • Office Customisation Tool (OCT) to remotely manage multiple accounts
  • Scheduling tools to make coordinating meetings easier
  • Social connector to view social network activity in Outlook
Compare the costs below of purchasing and managing an Exchange Server at your business against Microsoft managing the responsibility (and cost) of an Exchange Server for your business... It is a very strong argument for Office 365!

EXCHANGE ON-SITE

SETUP

Basic
UPFRONT COSTS
$ 17,000 / ONE-TIME

Conservative cost approximation for a small business with 20 users

  • Hardware Servers
  • Exchange Software
  • Licensing 20 x Users
  • Software 20 x Users
  • 3yr Investment $17,000
  • 5yr Investment $17,000

MAINTENANCE

Basic
ON-GOING COSTS
$ 10,000 / PER YEAR

Conservative cost approximation for managed I.T. services ex. software version upgrades

  • Reg. Maintenance Avg. $1,000 - $1,500 p.m
  • Security Patching Required Only
  • Software Upgrades Required Only
  • Backups Monthly
  • 3yr Investment $30,000
  • 5yr Investment $50,000

Moving your business to the cloud can be easy!
We can mitigate the stress the comes with making a change to your business...

A change doesn't have to be All-or-Nothing > A Step-by-Step approach is recommended - Providing service redundancy, giving your business time to adjust and supporting staff up-take of new procedures.
Additional Benefits – As the burden of multiple services is removed from on-premise I.T. infrastructure, remaining services can become quicker and available capacity can be re-purposed.

Want to get your business started in the cloud?   GET A QUOTE ONLINE

OFFICE 365 FOR BUSINESS EFFICIENCY

OneDrive for Business – Like Dropbox but better!

Automatically sync all of your files back and forth between computers and mobile devices with OneDrive for Business installed.

Making a change to one of these documents within OneDrive on a device (Desktop, Laptop or Mobile) will be synchronized across all linked devices and your Microsoft Office 365 Cloud Storage within SharePoint.

OneNote – The swiss army knife of office apps
SharePoint – So much better than your old file server
Co-Authoring – You can actually do that??
Lync – Skype for business (and it works really well!)

OFFICE 365 FOR COLLABORATION

Work seamlessly together with colleagues and contractors to provide the the most productive and efficient outcomes on PCs, laptops and mobile devices...

  • Easily schedule meetings by sharing calendars
  • Provide all team members with online access to critical business information
  • Control who can access, read and share documents and information
  • Connect with colleagues and customers from virtually anywhere via a rich presence, instant messaging, audio-video calls and online meetings
  • Share your desktop, online whiteboards and presentations with colleagues and partners inside and outside your organisation
Like to move your business to the cloud?
Call the Key Comm cloud team to discuss on 1300 755 615

OFFICE 365 FOR SECURITY AND BACK-UPS

With the Office 365 service it’s Microsofts responsibility to keep your data safe and secure. It’s your data. You own it. You control it. And it is yours to take with you if you decide to leave the service...

  • Office 365 built-in security deflects malware, spam, phishing attacks and other threats
  • Manage your users and services from a single admin portal you can get to from virtually anywhere.
  • New features, updates and software versions are automatically added to your Office 365 suite
  • Utilize SkyDrive to store data in the cloud as a backup tool
  • Should there be a technical problem, a computer break down, or a device be lost or stolen, your Office suite can simply be downloaded and re-installed on a replacement device
Like to move your business to the cloud?
Call the Key Comm cloud team to discuss on 1300 755 615
System Requirements

Office 365 requires Windows 7 or 8. Mac users need OS X 10.6 (or later). You'll also need Internet access to install Office 365 and to activate and manage your subscription (once a month). You'll need a compatible browser. IE 9, Firefox 12, Safari 5, or Chrome 18. Regarding hardware, at the very least, your local system will need the following.

  • 1 GHz processor or Intel processor (for Macs)
  • 1 GB or RAM (32-bit); 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 3 GB of available hard disk space; 2.5 GB for Macs

Users with older systems may face significant upgrade costs to move to Office 365.

Offline Usage

Office 365 runs offline. You must connect to the internet every 30 days to maintain your subscription. Office 365 will let you know when it's time to connect.