ModernBiz

ModernBiz by Microsoft The Risky Business of Outdated Technology

What Is a Modern Business?

For small and midsize businesses, technology can make the difference in driving your company ahead, setting you apart from your competitors—whatever size they may be.


8 Ways to Use Technology As a Differentiator

Chart your own path with solutions from Microsoft designed to address your business needs.

Connect with Customers - Understand your customer. Increase your sales.

Connect with customers

Understand your customer
Use data as a competitive advantage-to help you understand your customers and connect with them on their terms.

Increase your sales
Build and maintain customer relationships by engaging them with the help of the familiar tools you already know.

Grow Efficiently - Adapt to change. Get the most our of your technology.

Grow efficiently

Adapt to change
Move to a modern IT platform that enables you to adapt quickly to changing business needs and move faster than your competitors.

Get the most out of your technology
Get more from the servers that run your business applications, leverage the speed and flexibility of the cloud, and get the most out of PCs and devices used by your employees.

Safeguard Your Business - Be prepared for the unexpected. Protect and control your data.

Safeguard your business

Be prepared for the unexpected
Have the peace of mind that your systems are up and running-and that you're open for business-even if the unexpected happens.

Protect and control your data
Count on built-in protection at every level of your IT, from the server to PCs and mobile devices.

Business Anywhere - Work together easily. Get your work done anywhere.

Business anywhere

Work together easily
Work together anywhere, with the same familiar experience across PCs and mobile devices

Get your work done anywhere
Across PCs and devices, get to the files and applications you need to do your job and be productive wherever you are.



Connect With Customers

Get to the Data You Need Fast Using Tools You Already Use
Find and combine data from internal and external sources with familiar tools to help make business decisions faster.

Quickly Identify and Act on Customer Opportunities
Quickly and easily visualize data to gain the insights you need to find and capitalize on profitable opportunities before your competitors do.

Share Customer Insights with Your Team
Easily publish data and insights for the rest of your organization to use. For example, giving your sales team the edge they need to connect with customers and win deals.

Maintain a Personal Connection
Keep in touch with customers and connect with them on a regular basis to build ongoing sales relationships.

Build a Community Together
Easily build private social networks where you can communicate with your customers and partners and strengthen brand loyalty.

Create Compelling, Polished Marketing Materials
Use familiar Office tools individually and with your team—online or off—to quickly build and deliver high-quality proposals, brochures, and presentations.

Engage Customers with Interactive Presentations
Capture customers' attention and win their engagement by delivering compelling experiences. Take it a step further with innovative touchscreen devices.


Microsoft offers solutions to help you understand and engage your customers.

  • Office 365
  • Power BI
  • Windows 8.1 Professional


Grow Efficiently

The Right Balance for Your Business
Get the best of server and cloud. Get just the right balance of simplicity, flexibility, and cost for your specific business needs. Choose to host your applications in the way that best suits your business—whether onsite, in the cloud, or both.

Work However You Want
Enable flexibility across work styles, devices, and apps. Choose from a wide assortment of Windows devices to meet your needs, budgets, form factors, and capabilities.

Add Employees and Apps As You Go
As your business grows your employees are ready with the software and tools they need to do their jobs.

Get More from Your Hardware Investment
Reduce server hardware costs, IT maintenance, and power bills. Cut training costs and boost productivity. Stay competitive with one consistent experience.

Stay Current and Competitive for Less Host Your Apps In The Cloud.
Avoid high capital expenses and pay for only what you use. With low, upfront subscription costs, and the power of the cloud, your employees will always have the latest tools.

Make Mobile Access Easier and Cheaper to Manage
Enable easy mobile access while simplifying and reducing the cost of IT management.

Speed Up Your Apps Without Buying New Hardware
Whether for order processing, inventory, or customer management, you can minimize business disruptions by making your apps run faster on your existing server hardware.

Store Your Growing Data Without Spending a Fortune
Get the flexible storage you need without investing in expensive solutions.


Use technology to help grow your business while saving costs with these solutions from Microsoft.

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Devices
  • Office 365


Safeguard Your Business

Guard Against Hackers, Malware, and Viruses
Your devices and data are automatically protected via built-in security.

Get Automatic Protection Against Spam and Email Threats
Use familiar productivity tools hosted in the cloud while being protected by built-in email security capabilities.

Easily Manage and Protect Mobile Devices
Enable the flexibility of mobile access while making it easy and cost-effective to keep your devices and data protected.

Control Access to Your Business Data
Enable easy remote access to business apps, like accounting and CRM, while keeping your data protected.

Never Lose Your Files Even If You Lose a Device
Your latest docs are stored in the cloud, so you can always access them—from anywhere—even when the unexpected happens.

Your Email and Apps are Always Ready on Any Device
Get your job done without disruptions. The Microsoft Office apps you use every day are there, just as you left them, even if network downtime occurs.

Get Critical Business Apps Up and Running within Minutes
Restore your apps seamlessly—even in the event of a fire, break-in, or flood.


Learn more about Microsoft’s solutions that help you to protect your data and prepare for the unexpected.

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Office 365
  • OneDrive for Business


Business Anywhere

Access and Edit Your Documents Anywhere
Get work done with seamless access—online or off—to your files and applications across any Windows device.

Access Your Business Apps Anywhere
Get the flexibility of easy remote access to onsite business apps with the peace of mind that your data is protected.

Meet Online, Anytime, Anywhere
Take your conference room with you. Connect with your team and get your work done wherever and whenever you need to.

A Seamless Experience Across Your Devices
Get the ease and simplicity of a familiar experience as you move from device to device—at home, at the office, or on the road. Your files and applications will be waiting for you.

Work Together on Important Business Documents
Improve productivity by enabling your team to work together from anywhere on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.

Meet with Your Team Anywhere
Reduce travel costs and boost productivity by meeting with your team and working together from anywhere.

Bring Customers and Partners Closer
Make it easy to share documents internally and externally, while maintaining peace of mind that data and documents are protected with enterprise-grade security, flexible permissions, and powerful IT controls.


Let these Microsoft solutions help you to work and connect with your team from anywhere.

  • Windows Devices
  • Office 365
  • Microsoft Lync
  • OneDrive for business


Why Microsoft?

Flexible: Chart your own path. Trusted: Know it's Microsoft. Familiar: Build on what you know. Plus a Partner Ecosystem to help you get there.


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