Microsoft Office 365 offers information storage, computation, and software services all hosted and managed on Microsoft servers. Get access to your documents created with Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel from any place with internet connectivity.
Services offered with Microsoft office 365 cloud SignUp.
|Office suite||Have access to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, Publisher and OneNote from anywhere with internet connection.|
|Email and calendars||Comes with Microsoft Outlook that includes a 25 GB mailbox per registered user, sharing of calendars, and to-to list tools.|
|Team sites||Accessing and sharing documents is made easier.|
|Web conferencing||Has screen sharing and HD video conferencing thus hosting online meetings offering audio and video support is made possible.|
|Instant messaging||Offers instant messaging services.|
|Reliability||The service can be relied upon thus your document are safe and available in the clouds.|
|Security||Security from threats to your document is guaranteed|
|Administration||Easy to use administration tools and no technical knowledge required to set up and use the service.|
|Support||Microsoft offers support to using the product|
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There are several plans available. For paid subscriptions, a valid credit card is required. I will be signing up for the free trial. This loads an account creation page. A valid email address required for this process. A valid phone number is also required where your password information is sent in case you forget. You will sign up for a one month free trial account. I will use Chrystal quality solution as our company name and techyv as my user ID. This creates an account with the user ID [email protected]
A message containing your credentials is sent to your email. It then opens the account dashboard. From here you can manage all of your activities. We will be creating a word document in the cloud. We start off by clicking on SkyDrive link located at the top of the page.
This starts an automatic setup of the drive. It may take some while so be patient. It then loads an interface where you manage your documents. From here, you can opt to create, edit or delete files. You can manage the various folders in your account like sharing.
Click on new document link. Select to open a Word document. One is able to create Word documents, excel workbook and PowerPoint presentation files. You can also upload existing files from your local drive.
Enter the name of the document you will create. I name mine as techyv and a file by the name techyv.docx file is created.
A word processor opens the techyv.doc with all the word processing tools required to get your document ready.
Type the content you want on the file and click on File. On the drop down menu, click on save
And it saves. This document can be accessed from anywhere with internet connectivity. It can also be accessed simultaneously by two or more people using the paid plans. Once you are finished click on the account link name located on the upper left corner to go back.
The syncdrive is loaded. The document we just created is already listed in our files list.
The “Find a file” tool included will assist in locating your files; thus fast access.
Microsoft office 365 offers the ability to work virtually from anywhere, share documents with ease, offer security to documents and has anti-spam and anti-malware protection. Other services such as email and conferencing platform are available.
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