The number of organisations choosing to use Microsoft Office 365 for business is rising rapidly. Bytes alone has helped over 1,500,000 business uses move to the Microsoft cloud platform, and forecasts state that within the next six months 78% of all enterprises will be using or are planning to use Office 365 – a 600% increase compared with a similar study conducted in 2014.
It’s no surprise that organisations everywhere are moving to Office 365 for business as the solution offers many benefits, such as:
In addition to the business, commercial and functional benefits of Office 365, there are also the benefits it provides to internal IT teams – such as no ongoing maintenance costs; no server costs; and no upgrades.
So far so good.
The problem however that businesses face when moving to Office 365 isn’t the Office 365 solution itself, but choosing the right long term Microsoft Office 365 IT partner, you see Office 365 is an evergreen solution so Microsoft are constantly enhancing its feature-set and reliability, which is great on the one hand but on the other creates a constantly changing environment which if not managed appropriately could open your business up to all sorts of security and business disruption issues.
How then do you choose the right long term Microsoft Office 365 IT partner?
When choosing an Office 365 IT partner you need to check and benchmark how good they are in the following 10 areas:
To save you time, you could just contact Bytes and ask about our CloudFlex solution.
CloudFlex, exclusively from Bytes, is the most secure and flexible Microsoft Office 365 solution. It provides businesses with a set of turnkey solutions and services designed to increase information security and employee productivity – helping businesses run faster.
Contact us today and join the 1,500,000+ business users who have successfully moved to Office 365 with Bytes.
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