Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS) is a set of messaging and collaboration tools, delivered as a subscription service, that gives your business rich capabilities without the need to deploy and maintain software and hardware on-premise.
These online services are designed to help meet your needs for robust security, all-day every-day reliability, and user productivity.
Office 365 is the evolution of Microsoft Online Services. Users get all the productivity benefits of Microsoft Office along with the power of cloud services.
In today’s competitive global market, businesses need technology that enables flexibility and cost-effectively adds value to their organization. Internet-based hosted services provide a way to meet these objectives. They deliver feature-rich productivity tools to users while helping to relieve the burden of managing and maintaining business systems—freeing up IT departments to focus on initiatives that can deliver true competitive advantage.
BPOS Features and Benefits
Microsoft Online Services makes it easy for you to leverage and rapidly deploy familiar Microsoft server products as flexible services.
These hosted services— Business Productivity Online Standard Suite—include the following:
- Exchange Online
Provide employees access to e-mail, calendar, and contacts from virtually anywhere, at any time, on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices—while helping to protect against malware and spam. Exchange Online can be rapidly deployed, flexibly expanded, and is designed to be securely administered using a powerful yet easy-to-use Web-based console.
- SharePoint Online
Share documents, contacts, calendars, and tasks in a single location. Based on Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server 2007, SharePoint Online delivers rich collaboration capabilities that enable team members to flexibly and efficiently collaborate, find organizational resources, search your intranet site, and manage content and workflow.
- Office Live Meeting
Connect with colleagues and customers through real-time meetings, training sessions, and events using only a PC with an Internet connection. Hosted Web conferencing services from Microsoft Office Live Meeting give your employees the power to collaborate wherever they are, to set up project meetings, brainstorm ideas, and collaborate on whiteboards without the cost and hassle of travel!
- Office Communications Online
Enable users to find and rapidly connect with the right person from the applications they use most. Office Communications Online provides streamlined access to rich presence and instant messaging capabilities that are centrally managed by IT and work seamlessly with a range of Microsoft Office system programs.
Office 365 Features and Benefits
Coming soon, Microsoft Office 365 brings together cloud versions of Microsoft's most trusted email, communication and collaboration software like Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online with the familiar Office Professional Plus desktop suite.
- Access Anywhere
With Office 365 your people can more securely reach the information they need – including email, documents, contacts, and calendars – in the office or on the go. That means having a virtual office, virtually anywhere.
- PC, Phone, Browser
Office 365 is designed to work with the software, devices, phones, and browsers already in your arsenal. This gives your workers the power to access information and stay productive across all means of access while maintaining security and still keeping your existing business applications.
- Works with what you know
With Office 365 there is no need for you or your staff to learn new software and different tools. It’s the same Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office applications you use every day – now powered by and working seamlessly with Microsoft's cloud services.
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