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3 Reasons Why SMBs Should Use Office 365 Business


What is Microsoft Office 365

With 1.2 billion people using Microsoft Office in 140 countries (source: Microsoft Blog), many of us have Microsoft Office installed in our computers to carry out task like report writing using Microsoft Word, preparing a presentation with Microsoft Powerpoint and analysing of data using Microsoft Excel.

Majority of us is so reliant on Microsoft Office be it for personal or work. Ever since Microsoft launch of Office 365, many must be wondering, what is the difference between Office 365 and those that is installed in the computer.

Office 365 is based on a subscription plans that include access to Office applications together with their fleet of productivity applications that are enabled using cloud services. All Office 365 plans are paid for on a subscription basis, monthly or annually.

Whereas, Microsoft Office is the name used for the various productivity software we mentioned above. They are available as a one-time purchase and include applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, which can be installed on only one PC or Mac.

3 Reasons Why SMBs Should Use Office 365 Business

1. Always stay up to date
Unlike Microsoft Office, whenever you have an active Office 365 subscription, you will always have the most up-to-date version of all the office applications. Best of all, user need not spend money buying the product again just for updates.

2. Prevent data lost with backup to the cloud
Office 365 runs using cloud services and all documents are backup to the cloud storage. You will not face any data lost during power outage or even when your clumsy colleague accidentally dislodged the power socket of your computer.

3. Access your document remotely
Leveraging on cloud technology, Office 365 users will enjoy seamless access to their saved document anywhere. This provides opportunity for businesses to enjoy flexible work arrangement like allowing their staff to work remotely and yet ensure same level of data security via Office 365 cloud services. With Office 365 mobile app, users can access document even on their mobile devices. Work on the go has never been so easy.


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