Organizations around the world come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Many are not prepared to fully move to the cloud yet or have various reasons to retain on-premises infrastructure.
Businesses that are looking to move to Office 365, they may be doing so for a variety of reasons.
IT is generally relegated to business support and rarely seen as a revenue generator, with small businesses holding on to their servers as long as possible. As such they are usually reluctant to spend a portion of their capital to fund another depreciating asset. For this reason, Office 365 becomes an attractive option as there is no capital outlay to start using the service.
With the ready availability of mobile broadband and decreasing cost of portable devices such as laptops and tablets, many organizations are finding that their staff are spending more time out on the road or working from home.
Accessing e-mails, files, and applications from a central office location...