In October this year we announced Office 365, which brings together the Cloud versions of Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync, with our Microsoft Office products both on the desktop and in the Cloud. Available in 2011, Office 365 is designed to meet the needs of organisations of all sizes - everyone from sole proprietors to small businesses and enterprises to educational institutions - helping them to save time, money and free up valued resources.
Office 365 Key Benefits:
This is a Business class offering including:
Office 365 will initially be offered in three versions:
Something which appeals to our larger customers is the introduction of Identity Federation within Office 365. When you set up identity federation, your users can use their Active Directory corporate credentials (user name and password) to access services in Microsoft Office 365. Identity federation in Office 365 uses Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (AD FS) to achieve this. Read about the benefits and the requirements for using this feature. To learn more about the exciting features of the products which make up Office 365 then visit the sites below for their Service Descriptions.