The trend towards moving from Exchange on-premise to Exchange Online and Office 365 continues to pick up speed with more migrations across all sizes of organizations. Office 365 has been called Microsoft’s fastest growing business ever, a statement that is particularly meaningful given the past success of the technology giant.
A look at the adoption numbers adds considerable credence to this statement. Over 50,000 organizations are moving to Office 365 each month, taking advantage of the shared infrastructure and technology services that make up the cloud collaboration service. While Office 365 encompasses a broad suite of capabilities, the number-one driver for organizations moving to Office 365 is email.sb-mimecast-services-for-microsoft-office-365
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So, your organization has chosen to move to Office 365. Good choice. But how do you implement it – AND deal with the following issues:
• Keep email working if Office 365 is offline
• Protect critical email data with an independent, verifiable cloud backup
• Tackle evolving targeted email security threats like spear-phishing with multi-layered protection
• Streamline migration by off-loading data to the cloudoffice-365---key-considerations---v4
There is a major shift happening right now in the world of enterprise technology. Many businesses are trading in their focus and investment in on-premises technology for the cloud, a move that brings virtually limitless data scalability, storage and accessibility – at a lower cost and with reduced complexity. It is estimated that worldwide spending on public cloud services will grow at a 19% CAGR from nearly $70 billion in 2015 to more than $141 billion in 2019.
If you’re a long-time Microsoft user, the logical first step in making the journey from on-premises to the cloud is to move your email to Office 365. You aren’t alone. Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest-growing business, ever. According to Gartner, 78 percent of IT decision makers indicated that they are currently using or planning to use Office 365 software and services in the next six months.
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