Microsoft has announced new features for Microsoft Teams, Defender for Office 365 and other applications in its Microsoft 365 suite.
Technology giant channel partners based in Redmond, Washington, have seen great business opportunities from Teams ’collaboration tool, in particular.
Tim Howard, president of Hampstead, NHON-based RMON Networks, told CRN that its customers have been looking for equipment as an Internet-based replacement telephony service and as a collaboration tool during COVID-19, since from real-time document editing to a recently shared visual experience. started “Together” mode.
“Some of my clients who still have Slack, I tell them,‘ Why do you use Slack when you already have equipment? Howard said the company ranked No. 78 in CRN’s 2020 Fast Growth 150.
Howard said he would like to see Microsoft continue to invest in more integrations, security, and voice recognition capabilities around computers to continue to add more reasons for customers to adopt the tool.
For Kelly Yeh, president of Chantilly, Virginia-based Phalanx Technology, the Office 365 product suite, which includes equipment, has demonstrated a stack of effective technology combined with Azure to help encourage customers to leave local footprints and adopt the cloud computing. Office 365 has been a starting point for moving customers to other services.
“We’re definitely looking at Azure and Office 365 as the center of our business,” Yeh told CRN.
Here’s what you need to know about the latest Microsoft 365 updates.