As a gold partner with Microsoft, a growing number of clients of Louisville Geek are turning to Microsoft Office 365 for their email and various productivity tools. Office 365 is a secure, reliable and affordable option for businesses of all sizes. Below are the 3 most common questions we receive from our clients.

Why is Office 365 better than Google Apps?

While both productivity suites have a range of features, we feel that Office 365 is a better overall solution for our clients. Over 1 billion people use Microsoft Office products. 1 billion! Plus, with Office 365, the software comes equipped with well-known tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. Quite frankly, you get more bang for your buck with Office 365.

Do I have to be connected to the Internet in order to use Office 365?

Short answer: no. Because Office 365 includes desktop applications, you do not need to be connected to the Internet to use the Office applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. However, you do need Internet access in order to install and activate all of the latest updates or access files stored on OneDrive.

Where will my email and documents be stored?

Your email and documents can be stored locally (on your hard drive) and securely stored on Microsoft’s Cloud servers.