Gartner Research

Navigating the Promise, Pitfalls and Planning Challenges of Office 365

Published: 17 March 2015

ID: G00275111

Analyst(s): Bill Pray


As Microsoft pulls out all the stops to entice, guide or compel customers to move to its Office 365 services, key decisions loom for many organizations. This special report brings together a range of research to help these organizations chart a sound course and avoid possible pitfalls.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Plan and Prioritize Your Move to Office 365 Services
  • Assess and Analyze the Strengths and Weaknesses of Office 365 Offerings
  • Design and Architect Your Office 365 Services
  • Select and Deploy Office 365 Services
  • Plan Wisely and Avoid License and Contract "Gotchas"

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.