Microsoft Office 365 – What it is and its Added Value

Flexible cloud solutions increase productivity and reduce costs

Microsoft is one of the world's leading providers of cloud solutions in the corporate sector. Microsoft Office 365 combines several cloud services and proven applications. This package of services supports corporate communication, cooperation and business productivity.

Microsoft Office 365 is composed of a variety of services, each of which covers individual tasks of the modern world of work. They can be combined freely and integrated easily. The following provides an overview of the currently available services and applications:

Overview of Microsoft Office 365 Services (click image to enlarge)
Overview of Microsoft Office 365 Services

Why Microsoft Office 365? Important Arguments

Many companies are currently putting their IT environment to the test. Reasons for this are, for example, growing cost pressure, an increased demand for flexibility in processes, and higher safety requirements.

Cloud solutions offer a flexible and cost-effective approach. Therefore, it is today no longer a question for the majority of companies whether to use cloud solutions or not. Instead, it is a matter of how quickly and to what extent they gain experience with these new technologies in order to be able to use them profitably.

Microsoft Office 365 is one of the best solutions for starters. Many advantages arise from using Office 365. These include, for example:

  • editing, sharing and releasing documents and applications from anywhere and with most terminal devices
  • always working with the latest product versions thanks to automatic updates in the background
  • elimination of maintenance and operation of the own IT infrastructure, Microsoft takes care of this thanks to provision in their own data centers
  • availability of 99.9 %
  • if required, even higher levels of data protection in accordance with the German requirements thanks to the Microsoft Cloud Germany
  • flexible rental fee due to individual licensing – pay only for what you really need

Introducing a Cloud Solution: TPG is the Right Partner

Our Office 365 experts manage and accompany you throughout the entire change process. We support you in implementing the appropriate Office 365 solution tailored to your specific requirements.

The focus of TGP The Project Group’s consulting is on processes and applications for

  • collaboration
  • project management
  • portfolio management
  • resource management

For this purpose, we mainly use the following services from the Microsoft Office 365 portfolio:

Microsoft Teams  

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workplace solution, bringing together people, conversations and content from working groups as well as a wide variety of applications in one central location.
> Learn more about Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Planner

Microsoft Planner

Microsoft Planner is a cloud-based task management tool that allows the implementation of small projects without complex planning effort. Microsoft Planner is available via the mobile app and the browser.
> Learn more about Microsoft Planner

Microsoft PowerBI

Microsoft PowerBI

Power BI is a cloud-based business analysis service by Microsoft. You can create reports and analyze data in real time, and visualize your data using dashboards.
> Learn more about Microsoft PowerBI

Microsoft PowerApps

Microsoft PowerApps

With PowerApps, your team can develop business apps in just a few easy steps without having to program even a single line.
> Learn more about Microsoft PowerApps

Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow

With Microsoft Flow, you can easily automate your business processes and create workflows between different services.
> Learn more about Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Project Online

Microsoft Project Online

Microsoft Project Online is the cloud-based project management tool taking your company’s project, portfolio and resource management to the next level through centralized data management.
> Learn more about Microsoft Project Online

Microsoft SharePoint Online

Microsoft SharePoint Online

Organizations use SharePoint to create websites. You can use SharePoint as a safe place to store, organize and share, as well as access information from virtually any device.
> Learn more about Microsoft SharePoint

Introducing and Using Office 365 Correctly

TPG The Project Group offers everything from a single source: From the procurement of Office 365 licenses to training and technical support.

First, we assist you with consulting on the scope of the required services in the cloud. The same applies to the migration of existing data and systems, and licensing the modules of your Office 365 solution. After conceptual consulting, our experts assist you in obtaining the necessary licenses, technical provision and setup of your custom Office 365 solution.

As an indirect reseller in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program, we offer you as a customer the Microsoft Office 365 licenses at very favorable conditions.

Please note: Migration to the cloud is definitely an important change project for your company. It is important that you go about this in the right way. This is the only way to really ensure acceptance of the new solution. TPG The Project Group also consults you conceptually in this regard and supports you during the introduction of the cloud system.

We provide continuous support to your users after commissioning for all questions and challenges in relation to Microsoft Office 365.

Where will Your Data be Stored? The Choice is Yours!

It is important to you that your company’s data is stored in Germany? With the Microsoft Cloud Germany, you have the cloud-based services Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 from two German datacenters available.

The Cloud Germany was developed for customers with particularly strict data protection and compliance guidelines. As a data trustee, T-Systems monitor and control each physical and technical access to customer data, with the exception of access by the customers themselves. The trustee directly commit themselves contractually to the customer and act on their behalf only.

>  Learn more about the international Microsoft Cloud and the Cloud Germany

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