With three months until support for Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010 ends this October, now is the time to transition to Microsoft 365 Apps. We know that transitions like this can be challenging – we’ve heard your concerns about app compatibility, managing configurations and the installation process, and getting users up and running on new devices even while working remotely. In the most recent update to the Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise guided tour, we’ve included a few new videos that show how you can use Microsoft’s cloud deployment tools to address these concerns. Keep reading – and watch the videos – to learn more about these tools.
Your apps – whether they’re custom line-of-business or just apps from other sources – need to keep working once you’ve upgraded to Microsoft 365 Apps. That’s why we offer the Microsoft Desktop App Assure service, which pledges that if you encounter app compatibility issues with any eligible Windows 10 or Microsoft 365 services, we’ll help you resolve them at no additional cost.
Managing configuration and installation
Every organization is unique, and software installation, configuration, and update processes must be tailored to fit your needs. The Office Customization Tool simplifies preparations and provides granular control over the installation process, with configuration settings grouped into intuitive categories. Easily deploy Office to fit the needs of your organization, from different languages to application preferences.
Simplifying deployment for remote workers
Microsoft’s suite of cloud provisioning tools simplifies and accelerates the deployment process for IT admins and end-users – even when they’re not working in the same location. Learn more about empowering remote workers with Microsoft 365 on Microsoft Docs.
With these tools, we’ve made it simpler for IT to deploy Microsoft 365 Apps. Find out more about how to get started – and the tools available to help – at the Deployment guide for Microsoft 365 Apps. Still have questions? Ask us directly during the Microsoft Office End of Support AMA on September 9, 2020, 9-10 AM Pacific.
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