Office 365 includes, depending on the offer chosen, the most famous tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, OneDrive for Business or Access. You probably know most of them; this is the reason why we will not dwell too much on these applications in this article. If you opt for Office 365, you will always have the most recent software versions and you won't have to worry about updates that will happen automatically.
OneDrive for Business (equivalent to a Dropbox) is Microsoft's cloud computing service dedicated to professionals that allows you to store your files, share them with other people in the company and have access to them from any location. device (Android or iOS) and at any time. You also have the option of sharing files and data with people outside your company.
Unlike OneDrive, which is a free personal storage space , OneDrive for Business is perfectly suited to SMEs, mid-caps and large accounts. Connected to Office 365, you will benefit in particular from a storage space of 1TB and OneDrive Premium features: Office for PC and Mac, enhanced security, temporary sharing links, file restoration, offline folders, cyber detection. attacks (ransomware) and recovery, etc.
SharePoint Online is one of the applications available in Office 365. Unlike SharePoint Server which is deployed on your own server, SharePoint Online is hosted in the cloud. This collaborative tool allows you to create team sites, an intranet or an extranet.
It can also be used as an Electronic Document Management (EDM) tool. SharePoint Online is open to people outside the company wherever they are, which helps encourage collaborative work and communication with customers.
Exchange Online is the cloud-hosted mail server dedicated to professionals and the mail client to connect to is Outlook. Exchange Online therefore does not download, unlike Outlook. Note that it is quite possible to configure several email addresses .
By opting for Outlook, you will benefit from multiple functionalities: a professional inbox, a powerful calendar solution, a task list, a contact database, protection against spam , message encryption, email archiving, protection against spam. online threats, etc.
Unlike the free version (the one everyone knows) which is perfectly suited for small businesses of less than 20 people, Skype for Business is ideal for SMEs, mid-cap companies and large accounts. This intuitive collaboration tool greatly facilitates interactions between company employees.
Here are some of its features: online meetings (up to 250 participants) / video conferences, instant messaging, audio and video calls, desktop and file sharing, remote access.
Officially launched in March 2017, Microsoft Teams is a team messaging tool that aims to provide an alternative to Slack . This collaborative platform is integrated into all Office 365 applications (such as Skype, Word, Excel, OneNote , SharePoint ...), which makes it a considerable advantage.
This tool allows for example to create private / public discussion threads by team , by project or by topic . For each discussion thread, it is possible to share documents, to chat of course or to receive notifications from other applications.
Microsoft Office 365 applications are included in the licence of Microsoft Business Standard Premium license subscriptions. Business Basic only offer Web and mobile versions of Word, Excel and Powerpoint with add-ons such as Office 365 E5 security and Microsoft 265 E5 Compliance.
Microsoft Teams has revolutionised communication from email towards instant messaging and the virtual meeting is the most significant component of Microsoft 365.
Microsoft 365 all licences include OneDrive. OneDrive allows you to to save all your files in one place and you can access them from anyplace.
Users have 24/7 access to the latest business applications all the time, across all operating systems, especially with the latest Windows 10. Applications of new Office Mobile makes it easier to work from home than ever. You can secure your files and access, communicate and collaborate from anyplace and on any device. Applications such as Microsoft Forms, Microsoft Teams and Sharepoint reduce paperwork. Microsoft Power Automate automate repetitious tasks and maximize the Microsoft 365 benefits.
You can access the Cloud portal from anyplace on any device that makes the management quick and easy.
Microsoft Forms can be utilised to create surveys and questionnaires to gain insights, whereas the email an calendaring capabilities ensure that everyone is in the right place at the right time.
Microsoft 365 security Center manages and monitors security all in one place.
Microsoft 365 reassures organisations that their employees are empowered to work efficiently using the most advanced business applications but also that the business data is safeguarded and protected. Microsoft 365 security features are useful for businesses achieving ISO 27001 and GDPR Compliance.
The latest Artificial Intelligence capabilities provide smart insights in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and more, assisting your business run more efficiently and effectively
Microsoft 365 comes with leading edge security capabilities that keep your business protected. With a hacker attack taking place across the world every 39 seconds, and the EU GDPR Regulation, it is vital that your business data remains protected, secure and uncompromised.
With Microsoft 365, both Windows 10 and the Office 365 applications are kept up to date to ensure you not only have the latest versions (with access to any new feature releases) but more importantly they are continually updated with security updates.
Microsoft provides full protection against cyber-attacksand data breaches through Defender ATP. It also operates on mobile devices which are particularly vulnerable to cyber-attacks
Office 365 ATP safeguard your communication by preventing phishing attacks, ransomware and various other cyber-attacks with emails attachments and links. Microsoft Cloud App is securitized against abnormal usage and incidents and cyber threats.
Azure ATP protects identities and reduce the attack surface by utilizing on-site active directory.
Microsoft's objective is to provide companies of all sizes (VSEs, SMEs, large accounts, etc.) with modern and efficient tools to enable them to optimize their organization and especially to focus on this. on what really matters: cost optimization, customer loyalty, human resources, research and development ...
63% of employees are on the move at least once a week (source:Microsoft);
Access all Microsoft Office 365 applications and your data and tools wherever you are (on the move, at the office, etc.), in online or offline mode.
96% of SMEs in France believe they benefit from increased security thanks to the cloud (source: Microsoft);
Store all your documents in the cloud in a secure space. You no longer risk losing your data and always control access to it.
50% of users more than 3 different devices in one day (source:Microsoft);
Access all your documents from any device (PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and tablets, Windows Phone, Windows tablets ...) and at any time.
More and more companies want to smooth their infrastructure and software spending (source: Microsoft)
Office 365 subscriptions can be reported as operating expenses and not as capital expenses. The monthly cost is predictable.
94% of people feel overwhelmed by the mass of information they receive. It is therefore necessary to know how to treat and share it in a relevant way (source: Microsoft);
Improve collaboration within the company with tools to communicate in real time.
84% of SMEs explain that choosing a Cloud service allows them to invest time and money in development and innovation (source: Microsoft);
An always up-to-date office version, easy user management thanks to a single and simplified administration console.
The Office 365 portal brings together all the services available for businesses in Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions . Thanks to the Office 365 Portal, you can easily find all your available services and tools.