There are a huge number of users on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 all over the world. People were really happy with Exchange Server. But after the launch of Office 365, things have changed. Now they are adopting Office 365 because there are many great benefits of using the cloud-based e-mail environment of Office 365 over Exchange Server.
In this blog post, I will walk you through the reasons why you should migrate from Exchange Server to Office 365.
1. The real-time synchronization feature is awesome. You can connect from any device, from anywhere.
In Office 365, your emails are automatically synchronized. So you can access your e-mails easily from any device such as a mobile phone, tablet or PC. Easy accessibility saves a lot of time.
2. There are excellent security features. So your data is always safe in the cloud.
There is an built in anti-malware protection system that prevents your e-mails from threats and attacks, and with the powerful data security features, your data is always safe. Your e-mails are scanned for viruses, spyware, and malware every now and then. Additionally, you also have full control over your data.
3. Office 365 is reliable. You get a 99.9% up-time guarantee.
Reliability is one of the main features of Office 365. As Office 365 provides a 99.999% uptime guarantee, you can fully rely on it. That means you are getting a certainty of all time accessibility.
4. Reduced hardware and software maintenance cost.
Exchange Server is associated with a good amount of hardware and software maintenance cost, where Office 365 frees yourself from it. Here you don’t have to suffer from the hardware and software maintenance difficulties.
5. Reduced administration and staffing cost.
Similar to the above point, Exchange Server requires administration work, so staffing is necessary. So there is a good amount of administration and staffing cost associated. On the other hand, administration and staffing are limited in Office 365.
6. Managing multiple user accounts is easy.
The admin center in Office 365 allows you to manage accounts almost effortlessly. You can easily create, delete and restore user accounts.
7. Subscription plans are very flexible. You can choose an affordable one.
There is a variety of subscription plans available in Office 365 such as Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business and Office 365 Business Premium to name a few. Based on your budget and needs, you can easily subscribe to and change a plan. There are also plans that are designed specifically for email services.
8. Office 365 is easy to use. It’s very user-friendly.
Office 365 has a simple user-interface that lets you use its features very easily and comfortably. These easy-to-use features enable you to perform tasks quickly, which give you a productivity boost at your work.
9. Excellent web and phone support
If you have any issues with Office 365, you can contact the support center anytime. Their excellent web and 24/7 phone support are always there to assist you.
10. Lots of additional e-mail features are available.
There are many e-mail centric features in Office 365. For example, there is a feature called eDiscovery that lets you analyze data. Office 365 allows you to use your own server or you can implement hosted email if you want. You also get an ad-free inbox.
This is just a list of 10 reasons why you should migrate to Office 365. In addition to these points, there are many more features and services that are really helpful and increase your productivity at work.
So what are you waiting for? If you need help in migrating from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013 to Office 365 or if you need Office365 consulting, Contact Velocity Technologies , we are here to help. Call us today, 602-445-9816