A quick summary of Office 365 Enterprise 2017/2018 - Canada
1) Replaces Microsoft Exchange e-mail and calendar with 2018 Exchange Online - Hosted in the Microsoft Cloud, accessed via Microsoft Outlook 2016 (desktop, mobile app or online). Also includes the popular Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) for internal employee chat, web meetings, video meetings, and collaboration. Can also replace Lotus Notes email and Groupwise email with Microsoft Cloud-based Exchange Online.
2) Office 365 replaces your network drives with secure cloud-based file storage - Namely the stable, safe and secure Microsoft OneDrive for Business with (1,000 Gigabytes of storage / user and additional storage available). Its version control and roll-back functions are available out of the box, instantly backing up all of your files and folders in a secure CANADIAN Microsoft datacentre. Office 365 Enterprise also includes SharePoint Online, opening the door for internal portals, workflow, and document management.
3) Depending on licensing includes perpetual updates of Office 365, Microsoft Office 2016, on your Desktop and Dedicated Mobile Apps for PC, Mac, tablets and mobile. If you choose, there are Office 365 licenses that are e-mail only and exclude Office 2016, and thus you can keep your current Office 2007, Office 2010, or Office 2013 desktop licenses. Dynamics 365 for Sales CRM can also be included within your bundle at a discounted price.
4) Office 365 Business Plus and Enterprise Editions include a number of advanced e-mail security, Anti Spam, file security and enterprise control mechanisms to secure, synchronize, manage or remove users while keeping corporate data safe and secure. Don't under estimate the importance of Enterprise Cyber Security and control to mitigate business risks.