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Coming off hosted platform

Is Office 365 the way to go

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I pay a fortune in fees to a hosted platform as well as to my local IT support company. Business has gone down by over a half and I'm seriously looking at changes.

I'm thinking of coming off the hosted platform and moving to Office 365 just on my PC. My emails would be there as well, and I would just pay support fees to one supplier.

What would be the downside? (I never access my data anywhere other than on my office pc.)

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By SXGuy
13th Jul 2021 16:50

Not sure on what answer I can give as I guess we may operate differently from each other but I use office 365 and pay 5.99 a month. If I'm honest I don't use it to access anything anywhere else. If I need to I just use remote desktop.

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By Moonbeam
13th Jul 2021 17:02

The fee you're paying matches what I was quoted.

It's good to know it's OK for you.

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By atleastisoundknowledgable...
13th Jul 2021 17:46

You pay £5.99 in IT support?! Who is that with/what do you get? I think I pay about £20.

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By SXGuy
13th Jul 2021 19:44

Haha no. I pay 5.99 p/m for office 365

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By atleastisoundknowledgable...
13th Jul 2021 20:11

Phew!!

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By carnmores
13th Jul 2021 17:34

Microsoft 365 (maybe the personal version will suffice as opposed to the business) will do the job for you but i dont get why you have a hosted solution now if you only access from desktop, what was the point of that?

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By carnmores
13th Jul 2021 17:37

Microsoft 365 (maybe the personal version will suffice as opposed to the business) will do the job for you but i dont get why you have a hosted solution now if you only access from desktop, what was the point of that?
you could also look at google but im not a great fan tho it works perfectly for many. horses for courses

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By paulwakefield1
14th Jul 2021 08:36

Check that the Microsoft licence permits commercial use - some don't (or didn't). It was certainly the case that the Personal version was for non commercial use only but I don't know if that has changed.

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