Microsoft develops social business solutions for employees, strategic partners and customers – securely stored and delivered in the cloud. Their social software includes an integrated suite of content management, collaboration and enterprise social networking features.
Igloo is one of many service partners part of the ORION Nebula, a value-added network of cloud and software services for Ontario’s research, education and innovation communities. Discover the benefits of the ORION Nebula:
All ORION Nebula services are delivered over the ORION network, so there is no need for additional connectivity, WAN services or transport. Access services through your existing ORION connection.
Service Level Agreements (SLA)
Each ORION Nebula partner provides an SLA to cover all aspects of the service, including performance measurement, problem management, customer duties, warranties, disaster recovery, and termination of agreement.
Made in Canada
All ORION Nebula services are hosted in Canada and delivered from within Canada. No data is stored in the USA or traverses the US border.
ORION can guarantee service delivery over the ORION Network, which is dedicated and private, meaning that customer traffic does not cross the Internet. ORION’s high performance network serves as the backbone over which ORION Nebula services travel, which easily scales to speeds up to 100Gbps.
Easy to Use
Each Nebula service offering is easy to understand, purchase and implement.
ORION’s commitment with its partners is to deliver cost-effective services, so customers can enjoy a competitive rate.
Best of Breed
ORION’s rigorous partner selection process ensures that each service provider is vetted from a technical, financial and business perspective so that ORION can deliver the best customer experience. Each service provider must have a proven track record and demonstrate successful implementations of the size, scope and quality that ORION customers require.
Microsoft launched Office365, and online version of Microsoft Office, which has become a market-leading platform with applications for business and education. Office365 is cloud-based, which allows access to Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Microsoft Office tools from anywhere with an internet connection, and from virtually any device.
With Office 365, Microsoft handles all licensing, updates, patches, and upgrades without the background with no need for customer intervention.
Created by Microsoft, Azure is Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Platform for building and managing applications through a global network of Microsoft-managed and Microsoft partner hosted data centres. It provides both Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks.