Gartner Research

SWOT: Microsoft Office 365, Worldwide

Published: 20 June 2017

ID: G00313902

Analyst(s): Steve Crawford , Michael Woodbridge , Craig Roth , Joe Mariano

Summary

Office 365 has boldly shifted Microsoft's focus to the cloud. But about half its customers are not as bold, stubbornly staying on-premises or evaluating options. Technology business unit leaders can use this report to determine how to help with migration or poach them before settling in with O365.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • SWOT Analysis
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
  • Recommendations for Partners and/or Competitors
    • Partners
    • Competitors
  • Implication for Microsoft
    • Turn the Crank on the Maturity of the Customer Agreement
    • Increase E5 License Sell-Through
    • Fill Gaps With On-Premises Capabilities and Create a Smoother Hybrid Bridge
    • Help Organizations Set the Groundwork for NWOW Success
  • Company Overview
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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