The past twenty-five years have brought about tremendous changes in our office environments. Gone are the days of file cabinets jammed full of paper, cathode ray tubes, and bulky desktop computers. Each day millions of employees bring smart phones and tablets into the work place, blurring the lines between work and home. The bring your own device to work movement has created new challenges and opportunities for companies and executives. As today's offices evaluate whether or not to move to cloud systems and services continued concerns about security, privacy, costs, and control have grown.
But not all "cloud" based office products are created equal.
Concerns about regulatory requirements and privacy may limit the amounts ability of company's to use communications and file sharing on public clouds. Many large service providers regularly mine email for consumer data and marketing information. The costs of installing, configuring, and managing an on-premise office communication and document management solution can run as much as $150-200 a year per user for software and maintenance raising cost challenges. Using disparate SaaS programs with various passwords can cause offices to lose control over data as different departments set up software with different user names, passwords, and permissions.
But one New Orleans company has come up with a flexible, affordable, scalable, and unified package. With Maxwell Worthington's Expanding.pro an administrator can easily manage a robust set of services for each users with just one user name and password. Maxwell Worthington has built the tools for easy installation, configuration, and management a premium software stack for communication and sharing on a company' servers or at a data center of the company's choice. Enabling companies to deploy a stack of Best in Breed Open Source products to be set up and managed painlessly, Maxwell Worthington has created an easy to manage, robust set of services which can be used all types of smart phones, operating systems, email and chat clients. Among the basic features included in Maxwell Worthington's Expanding.pro package are:
Enterprise Email, Shared Calendars, Shared Contacts, Incredible and Enterprise File Sharing
Secure Instant Messaging, Secure Video Conferencing, Voice Chat, Screen Sharing, and Secure File Transfers
Both Expanding.pro's server edition and cloud hosted editions are extremely easy to manage and both are incredibly affordable. Maxwell Worthington's cloud hosted solutions are secure and private and the company does not mine email for advertising purposes. Either solution can be configured to work with archiving and discovery tools. Expanding.pro can be configured to run on multiple computers in a cluster. The hosted version can be purchased at a very affordable price (between $4-7 per account with all features) in a cloud hosted package. A free trial of the downloadable Expanding Communication server is available for a 30 day trial.
Best of all Expanding.Pro offers friendly, easy to reach support from technology experts dedicated to keep your office systems up and running.