Top 10 Reasons you should try SharePoint Server 2013 Hosting with Office 365 Enterprise features

The following are top 10 reasons you should consider using SharePoint Server 2013 with Office 365 Enterprise features:


1. Have Office when you need it

When you’re away from your PC, stream a full-featured version of Office on any Internet-connected PC (Windows 7 or later required) with Office on Demand.

2. Work together with Site Mailboxes

Store documents from your PC and project-related email in a Site Mailbox so that your team can access the content no matter where you are. The Site Mailbox syncs with SharePoint, ensuring content is up-to-date.

3. Protect sensitive data

Keep your organization safe with data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities that prevent users from mistakenly sending sensitive information to unauthorized people. The DLP features in Exchange identify, monitor, and protect sensitive data through deep content analysis and provide built-in and extensible DLP policies that are based on regulatory standards such as PII, HIPAA, and PCI.

4. Stay compliant with archiving

The ability to retain and discover data across your organization is essential to ensuring internal and regulatory compliance. Compliance officers can use the new eDiscovery Center to identify, hold, and analyze your organization’s data from Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync. The data always remains in place so you don’t need to manage a separate data store.

5. Keep people connected

You can follow documents, sites, and people to track what others are working on. SharePoint even recommends people or documents to follow. With ratings and reputation tools, you can acknowledge co-workers and inspire them to work better.

6. Gain business insights

Combine large volumes of data from various sources with PowerPivot in Excel and explore data, visualize, and tell a compelling story with Power View. Make better decisions with teammates by sharing Business Intelligence-enriched reports and dashboards on SharePoint.

7. Work across time zones and geographies

Discuss and meet, coauthor documents, find experts, and chat in real-time with improved capabilities that keep everyone connected no matter where they are. Detailed contact cards and presence are integrated across all Office applications, making it easier than ever to connect.

8. Collaborate more securely

New capabilities and data governance/protection policy features in SharePoint let you work confidently with partners and customers. Use Lync to connect with others, while getting the authentication, encryption, and media controls your enterprise needs.

9. Get more out of your meetings

The new Lync Meeting tools let you interact with people through video, audio, and instant messaging, and to share content while meeting. Join a Lync Meeting from an HTML5-based browser using the Lync Web App, and enjoy HD video, voice over IP, instant messaging, and sharing of desktops, applications, and PowerPoint presentations.

10. Manage and control your business more easily

Office 365 continues to improve the ease of management from a web-based portal, provides powerful scripting access via PowerShell, and continues to invest in the infrastructure with data backup, disaster recovery, and globally redundant data centers. In addition, the new service health dashboard provides customizable reports that help you get insights into your service.