Microsoft offers a bunch of services which can give your business an edge. Microsoft was once always thought of being a two product company i.e. Windows Operating System and Office Suite but over the years Microsoft has grown and offers variety of services for everyone be it individual, educational institutions, SMEs or big corporates.
To give your business the X-factor in terms of technology lets understand the various products offered by it.
An enterprise needs various services be it on improving productivity, managing communications both internal and external to it, way to collaborate with clients and to the various teams which are dispersed geographically or the traditional requirement of database or platforms etc.
Microsoft understand the needs well and offers services in the categories mentioned above. They have various On-Premises services like Office, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Dynamics (ERP and CRM), SQL Server etc. Some are relatively new and some are traditionally popular but these are quite effective in terms of the cost, productivity, reliability. You name any parameter which you can think and they all perform well under the given set of conditions.
Microsoft also understands that next generation is of cloud services and under that also they strongly believe that Platform as a Service or PaaS will be the future than Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS. Windows Azure platform is one big push from the Microsoft in the Cloud Services development. They also offers various SaaS like Microsoft Dynamics Online, Whole BPOS suite, Windows Live ID etc.
Office 365 will be replacing BPOS in near future and will give a complete solutions to the enterprises. Its beta version is already popular with various educational institutions and enterprises.
So what are you waiting for … just try those services at Microsoft Online.