Microsofts Office 365 already has millions of users, and thousands of people are investing in the (relatively) new Office software every month. Office 365 varies widely from previous versions, and there are many new features and applications users can access. Most see these changes as positive and therefore decide to invest a little extra money in this product. Listed below are some facts that may help in deciding whether to buy Office 365:
Office 365 Features you should Know about
Manage documents in the cloud
When users invest in this new version of Microsoft Office they cannot simply purchase the disc; downloading this product requires also downloading its cloud features. This edition of Office is designed to save documents to the cloud
through OneDrive. Every OneDrive user who pays for the Home Premium edition is allotted 1 TB of space on the cloud. Users can still save their files locally if they wish, but they may miss out on access to a lot of features and applications.
When using the OneDrive for business and SharePoint sites, you will be best to do your research to make sure it can meet your business goals. Microsoft's OneDrive does have some limitations that users might want to look into before deciding to use it as your main destination for files. The last thing a business owner want to find out is that their documents are not syncing.
Skype can be used for communicating on personal or business
matters. Home Premium subscribers get an hour of free minutes to use for any international calling. For those with the business versions, Skype can be used for Instant Messaging, Voice calling, and even HD Video conferencing. With Skype for business, you can even present your screen during a conference.
Install it on up to five devices
The Home Premium & some of the business version such as E3 or Small Business Premium allows for installing the software on five devices
. This is 5 Full installs & 5 mobile devices. However, some of the applications may not be available on certain mobile devices.