Most companies are have decided they need the business agility and the cost savings that come when moving to the cloud with nearly 90 percent of businesses having adopted the cloud in some capacity. But with the bewildering amount of contradictory opinions and information floating around on the Internet, not many understand exactly what that means or what it entails. Companies considering Microsoft Office 365 as their first step in moving applications to hosted solutions face similar inconsistencies, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. For example, some businesses incorrectly believe Office 365 is simply a version of Office accessed by a browser. Astonishing right!
That’s just one of the misconceptions about Office 365 we want to correct, which is why we created this myth-busting guide. Because it’s important for every business to learn that integrating the cloud into its IT strategy results in fantastic ROI. A 2014 YDG Cloud Computing Study had the following findings:
- 84% of CIOs report that they have cut application costs by moving to the cloud
- 70% of companies reinvesting cloud savings back into their business
- 94% of SMB cloud adopters report that they have experienced security benefits
- 50% of cloud users have reduced their IT spend by 25%
- Companies who move to the cloud save, on average, 21% per year.
- Companies that use the cloud to spend 25% less on personnel
When considering Office 365, a Microsoft Online Solution, to power your organization, you need to know the facts. Your business depends on it. Ready to learn which of the top nine Office 365 business cloud myths you may have thought were true—but aren’t? Then read “Nine Myths about moving to the Cloud”.