Globally, there are 1.2 billion users using some form of Office product or service, according to Microsoft.
An incredible 60 million monthly active users have Office 365 for commercial use. The figure is continually rising with around 50,000 small business customers being added to Office 365 each month.
The programme is a powerful tool and many companies rely on what it offers for communication and administrative tasks.
But what actually are the benefits of actively using Office 365 for business? Syn-Star explores some pointers here…
Work from anywhere with internet access
The system is a cloud-based productivity suite delivering software as a service to users around the world. Therefore, you can use the programme wherever you are around the world, for as long as you have internet access.
Office 365 allows colleagues to work more cohesively thus maximising productivity during the working period. Those who need to contribute to or edit a document, such as a Spreadsheet, PowerPoint or Word document, can all work from the same version.
By using Office 365 users can gain direct access to your files, erasing the requirement to send something as an attachment.
Security threats are reduced
Microsoft has made its software more secure than ever before. Data security, both personally and for clients, is incredibly important.
Users can be assured their documents and data is safe with Microsoft’s enhanced security features.
Complete sync of Outlook between multiple devices
Having everything in one place – but on numerous devices – is exactly what Office 365 offers.
So, whether you desire to have your calendar available to view on your mobile phone and desktop computer, or you prefer to respond to your emails on a tablet or laptop, this software offers flexibility.
By syncing all of your work onto several devices, you can be in-touch with your business wherever you go.
Web access to Microsoft Office documents
Gone are the days where you need to download or install Microsoft Office; through Office 365 you can use the main programmes via major search engines such as Google Chrome, Bing and Internet Explorer. The simplification is welcomed by many business owners.
File sharing for corporate environment
Similarly, to boosting productivity, file sharing is simplified through Office 365. Fundamentally, you can communicate and work more effectively as a team through the system.
Instant messaging, voice, phone and real time video conferencing
Transform the way in which your team discusses ideas, produces plans and hosts virtual meetings through the impressive options open to Office 365 users.