About Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of collaboration tools that includes Exchange hosted e-mail service. The feature-rich e-mail system includes:

  • Improved access from portable devices including iPhone, Android, and Windows Mobile

Access calendar entries and contacts, as well as e-mail, from your mobile device.

  • Convenient web and desktop access

Full-service web interface for accessing e-mail as well as compatibility with the industry-standard desktop e-mail program Microsoft Outlook.

  • More effective e-mail search and calendar functions

Search your e-mail for details such as whether an e-mail contains attachments, and save your favorite searches to reuse them. Share calendars with other Office 365 users and view multiple calendars side by side.

  • Seamless workflow with Microsoft Office and other programs

Send e-mail easily from programs you use regularly, such as Microsoft Office.

  • 99.9% Uptime

Reliable assurance that you'll be able to reach your e-mail content from anywhere, whenever you need it.

 

Compare GroupWise to Office 365


  Groupwise Office 365  
Feature      
Email Yes Yes  
Calendar Yes Yes  

Contacts

Yes Yes  
Notes Yes Yes  
Task Yes Yes  

Clients

Web

Desktop

 

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Office 365's web client is full-featured, while GroupWise has limitations
Attachments Yes Yes  
Integration with Office Suite No Yes  

Mobile Device Access

Blackberry

Android

iPhone/Apple

Windows Mobile

Yes, using POP/IMAP

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Access with a broader range of mobile devices is easier with Office 365

Rules for handling responses, sorting mail, etc.

Yes Yes