Microsoft has announced that there will be a release of a new premium Office 365 enterprise suite called E5 before the end of this year. E5 will encompass the core value of Office 365 productivity as well as features that have been around for a while, some that are brand new, and some that are not yet available.
It can be hard to let go of software that is still doing what your business expects and requires of it. For example, the around-the-clock media coverage last year of the end of mainstream support for Microsoft Windows XP highlighted how the aging operating system was still at the center of all kinds of applications, from desktop consumer programs to the processing systems that ran inside of ATMs.
You know the importance of protecting your business data, including Office 365, from predictable risks. For example, an app overwriting the data stored in Office 365 could conceivably happen. But what about the risks you aren’t planning for? What about the rogue employee? You know, that employee you had to let go, but maybe forgot to change their password? Data loss risks are very real, even in cloud-to-cloud apps.
Chances are if you read the news, own a computer or work in the IT industry, you’re well aware of the Windows 10 announcements. As long as you don’t live under a rock, you’ve probably already seen previews and heard about the new features, but let’s take a deeper look at what it all means for you and, more importantly, what it means for the way you work.