Utilizing Microsoft Teams to Reduce VPN Impact on Bandwidth by 50%

When Fitzemeyer & Tocci first assessed the software included in Microsoft’s Office 365 Business suite, we hoped that a small portion of its features could assist us in updating our communication capabilities throughout the organization. During a time where COVID-19 has changed business practices in what feels to be an overnight shift, we have found that our adoption of the Office 365 suite has allowed us to adapt to this changing world in ways that we did not expect.

Office 365 Assessed for Improvements

Initially we were seeking to improve two means of communication. One improvement being our ability for disciplines and departments to communicate updates to internal staff. The other being a peer to peer communication solution that would decrease internal email chatter and provide improved response times. With Microsoft Teams being available as part of the O365 suite, we decided to invest in adopting it as our pr