Office 365 and CRM online services land on Australian soil today – What you need to know

We are thrilled to announce that from today Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online is joining Microsoft Azure from Australian data centres delivering Australia’s most complete cloud. This means partners and customers can realise new opportunities with our platforms now in country to help spur innovation in our own backyard.

We believe there is a significant opportunity for the partners who innovate fast on these platforms to really make the market. By building your own IP on top of our local, secure solutions you can offer unique, high value solutions to customers. We  are enabling a world class cloud ecosystem via our Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program with a range of partners.

Check out how CloudFirst is using our cloud services to support international expansion for the real estate power house, Harcourts International.  CloudFirst, one of our first partners in the CSP Program is in the process of taking Harcourts from 100 users to nearly 2,400 users in virtually one go. You can also read about how one of Australia’s newest banks, the customer-owned mutual Beyond Bank, will use Office 365 and CRM Online across its organisation to help make the bank more customer-centric.

We excited that we are bringing these technologies into our market locally to help Australian organisations innovate more and compete globally. Below we’ve outlined the basic information on what’s changing or please get in touch and let us know your thoughts at

What you need to know for your existing Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online customers?

1.The fundamentals remain

First and foremost, the continued delivery of best-in-class solutions on world-class infrastructure remains our priority for customers’ business. It’s business as usual, just better.

2. Investing in Australia

We offer Australia’s most complete cloud, with local onshore offerings of Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft Azure all delivered out of Australian datacentres. With datacentres here in Australia, we’re able to deliver onshore, geo-redundant backup as well as even faster performance.

3. It’s a trust thing

Customers need a cloud service they can trust. We’ve set the bar high, offering local data storage with industry leading certifications, including being the first vendor to complete the Australian Government’s IRAP formal security assessment for Office 365.

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