Is Office 365 really being deployed?

MetrixData360 negotiates hundreds of Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EA) on behalf of its clients every year. As a result, our licensing specialists have a unique insight into the way enterprise organizations are actually using and deploying Office 365. Microsoft has been reporting robust sales numbers for Office 365 (http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-q1-shines-office-365-leads-results/ ) but are enterprise businesses actually deploying it? The observations I am about to share with you are based on MetrixData360’s experiences with our clients and partners and are specific to Office 365 cloud based deployments. I make this distinction as these observations do not take into account 3rd party partner hosted solutions as this is not Office 365 (just traditional hosting). Continue reading “Is Office 365 really being deployed?”