One of the world’s biggest software company Microsoft launched its Office 365 for businesses in India, which will provide seamless sharing of data across PCs and mobiles using cloud computing technology. Home Users and small business can use Office 365 for Rs 4,200 per year which also includes Word, excel, powerpoint, onenote, outlook and pulisher and it can be installed on up to five devices for a single user under the Office 365 licensing.
The new Microsoft Office 365 is a comprehensive suite with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and Access.Cloud computing facilitates sharing of technological resources, software and digital information. Since it is internet-based, data and solutions can be accessed from anywhere using a browser.
Elaborating 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.”
“Office 365 unlocks 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,” Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik said.
Since the solutions are cloud-based, users 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.
It is one of the fastest growing businesses globally for Microsoft, since it was launched in 2011, he added.
Enterprises like Lupin, Godrej, Tata Communications, AEGON Religare, Tata Elxsi, FICCI, SIRO Clinpharm, Unilog, Dabur India, Adhunik Group, Infiniti Retail, etc, are already using the Office 365.
The official website of Office 365 is http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/