Whether your new PC is one of our TouchSmarts or a sleek AiO, Microsoft Office 365 is a complete upgrade to your everyday computing.
A subscription-based service designed for seamless management of your small biz, Office 365 Small Business Premium will be available at the end of the month starting at $150 and will include all of the Office apps you love and more to make you more productive. The new suite moves your desktop experience to the cloud and lets you access your documents, projects and tasks on any device—smartphones and tablets included—by logging on to Microsoft Office. Here’s a breakdown of how Office 365 will streamline your business:
Running your business from home for a few weeks? No problem. Sign on to your account and access your Office suite on your home computer, just as you left it at the office. Find docs easily and pick up where you left off on your next presentation without interruption.
On Demand is Microsoft’s solution for accessing your files on any PC, regardless of if Office is installed on its system. If work pulls you away from your desk, or you find yourself working more and more from home, stream Office applications to access your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher files and more.
SharePoint is your business’s task manager, project manager, data miner and social discovery tool allowing you to spend less time handling administrative tasks and more time on your products and services through a cloud-based platform that connects you with your team.
After you set up a team site for your office, users can share and edit files saved in SharePoint on their desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
Since Office 2013 is included with your 365 subscription, you can enjoy all that OneNote has to offer via Office Web Apps, and even better, it syncs with your SharePoint so you can share files like links, pictures and videos with your team.
Giving feedback on projects? Handwrite directly onto a file on your TouchSmart or tablet with your finger or a stylus and OneNote automatically saves the latest version. Share a link for the file and keep your team up-to-date with any changes.
From multi-tasking at the office to recalling old graphics, OneNote is an easily searchable app keeping you on track of everything you’re working on.
International clients can be difficult to connect with on a regular basis. It can also become costly. Luckily, the Skype experience on Windows 8 makes video conferencing a breeze with clients anywhere. And now through Microsoft Lync, connect to Skype to call or video chat with people anywhere.
Lync will even let you plan your virtual meetings—audio or visual—in one place and share content in real time. It’s an efficient solution for instantly connecting with colleagues through Lync IM and Presence which keeps you in the know about your team’s status, location and availability.
Microsoft Word and Excel are back as your trusted document and spreadsheet creators, but Bing is making itself known in your new Office experience as well. With five new apps specifically designed for your Office 365 subscription, Bing is putting search to work for you directly through your Word and Excel files.
Need to share location information with your team? Simply use the Bing Maps for Office app to pin and plot locations on an embedded interactive map in your Excel file.
All five Bing apps can help streamline day-to-day tasks. Another can’t-live-without is the Bing Dictionary for Office app for Microsoft Word. No need to stray from your document when checking spelling and usage as you draft a report or presentation for your small business. Not familiar with a certain word on paper? That’s fine, spell it like it sounds, and Bing Dictionary will help you find the right word—directly in your document. Leave your old print dictionary at home!