Analysis of Microsoft Office 2003

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However, our future-oriented company should ideally upgrade its systems to support the latest version of Microsoft Office: Office 365. Office 365 is a subscription-based service relying heavily on cloud computing. This allows us to share files easier amongst ourselves and with our clients. Because it is possible to run several copies of Microsoft Office on the same system, the transition from Office 2003 to Office 365 will be smooth. It is recommended that the company upgrade its systems to Office 365 because of the improved cloud capabilities, and so that our systems do not become outdated too soon.
Analysis
Our company's existing computer systems can handle the upgrade without too much difficulty. In fact, several of our computers are running the latest version of Windows (Windows 8), which will allow for the smoothest possible transition from Microsoft Office 2003 to Microsoft Office 365. Even our servers running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 would be better off with the latest version of Office, which is 365. The system requirements for using Office 365 are not different from those required to run our current versions of Office 2003 ("Software Requirements for Office 365," 2013). Furthermore, "Office 365 will now support POP and IMAP connections to Outlook 2003," which refers to emailing. This means that we will not have trouble with our internal or…
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