Microsoft announced the commercial launch of Microsoft Office 365, the company’s next-generation cloud productivity services for business of all sizes, in Middle East and Africa region, including Pakistan.
Previously available on a trial basis in markets across the Middle East and Africa, Office 365 is now commercially available in 16 countries across the region.
The cloud solution will also be available with local pricing in Pakistan. Leading IT service providers, including CubeXS, Inbox Technologies, Maison Consulting, Premier Systems and Infotech and many more will bring the service to their customers.
Office 365 brings together Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft Lync Online in an always-up-to-date services, at a predictable monthly cost. The service was introduced in limited meta last year with enthusiastic response, particularly among small and midsize businesses.
Over a few months, more than 10,000 organizations, many of which were small ans midsize businesses, signed up and began testing Office 365, creating one of Microsoft’s largest global beta for businesses.
“Today, we are taking a giant leap in IT services in Pakistan. Through Office 365, Microsoft is providing world-class productivity software to business of all sizes, especially Small & Medium businesses, at predictable and affordable costs,” said Salman Siddiqui, Channel Lead, Microsoft Pakistan. “Today’s launch of Office 365 will accelerate that evolution by delivering enterprise-grade collaboration for everyone.
Office 365 for small businesses and Office 365 for enterprises are available now. Businesses can try it for free 30 days by signing up at http://www.office365.com/ or from their local Microsoft partner.