Office 365 has made the work of different professionals as well organizations a bit easier. It has brought a complete set of applications into one suite through which we can work more efficiently and can brought productivity into our tasks. It is a complete suite comprising of emailing, calendars, file sharing, MS Office Web Applications, Web conferencing and additionally it is mobile like we can use it via our smart phones and other smart devices.
It has different plans according to the number of users and that suits the business requirements. It has four basic plans starting from its Exchange Online Plan, P1, E1 and E3 plans. The P1 is for the small businesses containing up to 50 users and the E1, E3 plans are for Medium sized organizations that can have more than 50,000 users. Organizations with more than 50, 000 users can also go for the Exchange online plan for email service with their own domain names. It is also good for those providing cloud based IT support services to their remote clients.
There are many employees who have a low interface with computer systems because they have less computer related tasks. They can use the Kiosk worker plan containing up to 500MB mailbox storage. Other basic features like Outlook Web Access, anti virus, Office Web Apps, these are ranging from $2 to $10 per user for 30 days. The users can subscribe to its constituents with the prices for Exchange Online Kiosk for $2 per user for one month, Office Web Apps for $6 per user for one month and SharePoint Online Kiosk cannot be taken alone.
Whereas the information worker subscription is a much more enhanced plan offering extended features from the Kiosk worker plan. Here the users can use up to 25GB mailbox space and 500MB SharePoint space. It has Lync and advanced SharePoint capabilities. The pricing can be varied according to the components that a user subscribes. Office 365 has enhanced the cloud computing a level higher and made it easy for the people to use it according to their own convenience.
Online collaboration is also easy using this suite as you can easily check what others are writing in the documents and editing can be done without the need to create multiple documents. Additionally these programs can be used with the smart phones, iPhones, Android devices, BlackBerry. It is just a small introduction and comparison between the Office 365 plans and its features through which we can reduce our cost of our IT infrastructure management.