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Hersing Corporation Improves IT Management and Saves Money on Future Licensing and IT Costs by Switching from Google Apps to Office 365
Hersing Corporation, a Singapore-based real estate services firm, needed to standardize its IT communications assets as multiple technologies proved difficult to manage for the firm’s 5,000 employees and agents across South East Asia. That’s when Hersing took advantage of the flexibility of Microsoft licensing to migrate to a single cloud platform via Office 365. As a result of the change, Hersing Corp. is saving an estimated $300,000, including $100,000 from infrastructure savings and the remaining $200,000 in licensing and administration costs.
“Seamless communication creates more efficiency in every aspect of our business. Google Apps did not provide the familiar user experience or the deep collaboration functionality we can deliver to our employees and agents with Office 365,” said David Seah, assistant vice president, information technology at Hersing Corporation.
Microsoft’s licensing flexibility enables businesses to choose on-premises and Cloud services IT solutions at one’s own pace. For more details on Office 365 enterprise licensing options, check out Office365 plans and pricing.
To find out more about Hersing’s outcome on how they resolved their communication issues, check out its full case study available on the Microsoft Case Studies website: Hersing Corporation: Real Estate Firm Chooses Office 365 over Google to Improve Collaboration. For a government IT example of the flexibility of Microsoft licensing, read up on the how the U.S. Department of Defense cut its cost with the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement here on our blog.
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