Microsoft Releases Office 365 In Ghana




Microsoft Office 365 Logo 1280px PNGMicrosoft has launched its Office 365 in  Ghana for the  next iteration of the company’s flagship office product line for consumers in Accra.

Office 365 has been designed to work with both touch and a mouse, and works seamlessly in the cloud giving the user an unmatched on- and offline experience.

“Office 365 makes the end user more productive in both a work and home environment,” said Pratik Roy, Sales Manager for Public Cloud for Microsoft West, East and Central Africa and Indian Ocean Islands.

“With Office you can continue working offline, while the integration with cloud technologies allows you to sync your documents seamlessly allowing you to be far more productive,” he said.

Cloud technologies are fast becoming part of everyday life, which is why Microsoft’s Office 365 makes sense for the African market. Office 365 Home Premium, is a cloud service designed for busy households and people juggling ever-increasing work and family responsibilities.
The new offering includes the latest and most complete set of office applications; works across up to five devices, includ-ingWindows tablets, PCs and Macs; and comes with extra SkyDrive storage and Skype calling.

Speaking during the worldwide launch of Office 365 Home Premium on January 29 this year, Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft highlighted said the launch marked the next big step in Microsoft’s transformation to a devices and services business.

“This is so much more than just another release of Office. This is Office reinvented as a consumer cloud service with all the full-featured Office applications people know and love, together with impressive new cloud and social benefits,” he said.

Microsoft has made a number of Office 365 offerings available in countries across West, East, Central African and Indian Ocean Islands, with each of the suites targeted at specific audiences such as enterprise, small and medium business, educational institutions and non-profit organisations.

Microsoft also announced it will now deliver many new features and services to the cloud first, transforming the company’s traditional three-year release cycle.

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