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Modern Desktop: Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, is a cloud-based service that is designed to help meet your organization’s needs for robust security, reliability, and user productivity. Microsoft 365 delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes, helping save time, money, and free up valued resources. Microsoft 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft’s next-generation communications and collaboration services—including Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Office Online, and Skype for Business Online—to help users be productive from virtually anywhere through the Internet.

What is modern desktop?

Modern desktop embraces the latest productivity tools and enables users to work efficiently on any device, in any place, at any time, while remaining secure and protected. Often, it includes Microsoft 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, which are all available from Microsoft.

What are the most common business applications?

Businesses large and small use similar business functionalities, among the most common are file creation, management, and a collaboration tool, such as Microsoft Word; list making and project management tools using resources similar to Microsoft Excel; note taking capabilities, through tools like OneNote; a customer relationship management (CRM) tool like Microsoft Dynamics; and communication tools like Microsoft Teams.

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