Microsoft launches Office 365 for businesses in India

World’s most popular software giant Microsoft has launched  Office 365 today for businesses in India, Its great experience of cloud computing that providing a flawless sharing of data across PCs and mobiles with cloud computing technology.

Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik said “Office 365 releases social and mobility scenarios that will allow businesses and individuals to take full advantage of cloud computing. It gives them the freedom to do things, when, where and how they want”. Now the user can access their mails and files through a variety of devices like desktops, laptops and mobile phones and work on projects while on the move, he added.

Because it is Internet-based, it provides the facility to accesses data and solutions from anywhere using a browser.

As per requirement, companies can use Office 365 for USD 6-22 (about Rs 330-1,200) per user per month and it can be installed on up to five devices for a single user under the Office 365 licensing.

 After 18 months, one in five of Microsoft’s enterprise customers worldwide use the paid service, up from one in seven a year ago,” Microsoft India General Manager (Customer and Partner Experience) Ramkumar Pichai said on the growing user base of Office 365.

Detailing on the features of Office 365, Microsoft India Director (Office & Cloud) Sukhvinder Ahuja said “This service is more social, like SharePoint integrates with Yammer and Lync to provide a social platform that brings people and teams together to collaborate and share organisational knowledge and information.” The seamless capability of the suite across multiple devices — tablets, PCs, phones — makes its value all the more compelling, he added.

Endeavors like Lupin, Godrej, Tata Communications, AEGON Religare, Tata Elxsi, FICCIetc., are already using the Office 365.

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