Migrating Microsoft Office to the cloud with Microsoft 365 lets you work from anywhere on any device. With Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), you have the opportunity to say goodbye to servers, maintenance, software upgrades, and installing software for new users – while enjoying full access to the latest version of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Skype, OneDrive, and more.
GO Technology IT is a Microsoft certified solution provider. We will help you identify the right Microsoft 365 plan, identify the cost justification and ROI, implement it for you and your team, and provide you with the training and support you need.
Once you have everything moved into the cloud, we ensure that all your email and data are backed up in the cloud, securing that you have a copy of your data in other location in the event of a data loss event.
It’s critical to find a managed IT service provider who can manage and maintain those backups in the event of a mistake or data loss event.
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Microsoft 365 vs. Microsoft Office
There are Microsoft 365 plans for small and mid-sized businesses, large enterprises, schools, and non-profits.
Microsoft 365 plans include the familiar Office desktop apps like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. You also get extra online storage and cloud-connected features that let you collaborate on files in real time. With a subscription, you’ll always have the latest features, fixes and security updates.
Most Microsoft 365 plans for business, schools, and non-profits include the fully installed desktop apps, but Microsoft also offers basic plans with the online versions of Office, file storage, and email.
By comparison, Microsoft Office is sold as a one-time purchase, which means you pay a single, up-front cost to get Office apps for one computer. One-time purchases are available for both PCs and Macs. However, there are no upgrade options, which means if you plan to upgrade to the next major release, you’ll have to buy the next version at full price.