Posted on: January 1, 2020

TAKING THE POWER OF THE CLOUD INTO 2020: 7 Reasons to Migrate Now

Migrating to the cloud will bring greater security, increase productivity and more. If you haven’t already taken the power of the cloud into 2020, here are 7 reasons why you should migrate now…

Simplify Team Collaboration

After Migration to the cloud, Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, version control is easier to manage. All documents are automatically backed up, which means your changes are saved and you can easily locate previous versions of your work. You can also co-author documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote in real time, and share feedback via chat in Word.


Benefit from Agile Communications

Maximize the efficiency of how you work by sharing insights instantly, finding and adding contacts, and sharing files to collaborate on the go with a full suite of Office apps. Apps such as Microsoft Teams, which is included as part of Office 365 which makes your teams more productive with chat, audio, video meeting, and file-sharing capabilities.


Enable Machine Learning Efficiencies

Migrate now and your calendaring becomes easier, with seamless machine learning that suggests meeting times, and can remind employees of required follow-ups with contacts, scheduled presentations, and contracts to complete. Formatting and design suggestions in PowerPoint, as well as data insights in Excel, can make the quality of your work look more professional.


Secure File Sharing

Your files are automatically backed up to your secure OneDrive for Business account, where you can easily locate the version history of your files either on your desktop or mobile. This allows you to share files safely with others, internally or externally, and protect your data with secure links that help control access and editing permissions.


Rely on Workflow Portability

Begin projects at work and complete them on the go, with the same great experience. Windows 10 features built-in compatibility that helps you easily transition from your desktop to your mobile device. With Enterprise Mobility + Security you can manage your mobile devices, app security, and user access, plus it analyzes and protects against outside threats with ease in using office 365 apps. Office 365 apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive for Business) are designed for workflow portability in mind, allowing your teams to create, collaborate, and communicate on documents from any location after your migration to the cloud.


Maintain Current Data Privacy and Compliance

Microsoft 365 capabilities help safeguard data so companies can fully comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other global, regional, and industry-specific regulations.

Office 365 tools like Compliance Manager and Content Search can help companies to assess and manage risk, while Advanced Data Governance and Data Loss Prevention help classify, protect, and monitor company data.


Safeguard Your Data, Virtually Everywhere

Enterprise Mobility + Security uses Advanced Threat Analytics (ATP) and prevention techniques to evaluate and guard against outside cyberthreats and continuously monitor your network with up-to-date intelligence on known attacks and exploits.

Windows 10 includes advanced security for enterprise data, with enhanced compliance and expanded Data Loss Prevention (DLP) features, and stronger protection for company data on mobile devices with Windows Information Protection (WIP), including support for selective remote wipe.

Microsoft 365 apps have built-in advanced threat protection for your data, where advanced algorithms, supplemented by constant human input, work to improve how threats are detected and defeated.