5 Reasons Why Managed Services for Office 365 Makes Good Business Sense

6 Reasons Why Managed Services for Office 365 Makes Good Business Sense

A common myth among IT leaders is that once you move Office to the cloud, the lion’s share of support and maintenance simply disappear.

The reality is quite different.

Quite often, failing to responsibly and accurately manage this new cloud environment causes significant disruptions to the workplace. In fact, 60% of availability and performance errors with the cloud are a direct result of misconfigurations, according to the Enterprise Management Association.  Moreover, 50% of outages (and yes, outages do happen) are caused by change, configuration and hand-off issues.

With all the benefits, it’s no wonder many organizations settle on 24×7, always-on Managed Services for Office 365 to stick handle potentially costly, high-maintenance work and focus on other initiatives, instead.

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Starting Office 365? Stay Focused on the Users

Starting Office 365? Four Ways to Keep the User in Focus

All too often, major technology changes, like switching over to Office 365 Hub, are planned and implemented without first consulting the people it affects most: the users.

Just look at these numbers from Why UC Implementations Fail:

  • 77% of employees say they’re not consulted before a new tool is rolled out
  • 58% of employees say they’re not consulted on the tool’s usefulness post implementation

The impact of this short sightedness is more than a few ruffled feathers.

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