Microsoft Office 365 is a no brainer for small business

Let’s face it, moving to the cloud isn’t a quick or easy decision. You’ve got a lot to think about. What is it really going to cost? Will it allow your people to work how and where they want to work—but still keep you in control? Is your data really going to be secure in the cloud? We hear you.
That is why we recommend Microsoft® Office 365 for your business. Office 365 is a set of cloud-based services that bring together Office 2010 with sites to share documents, IM, web conferencing, and the power of Exchange Online, the industry’s leading business-class email with 25GB mailboxes and built-in layers of antivirus and anti-spam protection. So why should you care?

ANYWHERE ACCESS
WORK HOW YOU WANT, WHERE YOU WANT
“Most people work from home or client locations. That is why have a cloud solution is so appealing. It reaches out to everyone and removes barriers.”1
• Secure, single-sign-on access to email, documents, people, and meetings without VPN
• Access from Windows® Phone, iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android
• Works on virtually any device with Internet Explorer®, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome

SECURITY AND RELIABILITY
STAY ONLINE, STAY PROTECTED
“Peace of mind is the biggest benefit for me. Knowing that someone else is taking care of everything is great.”
• 99.9 percent uptime Service Level Agreement with money back guarantee
• Latest defenses against viruses and spam
• Geographically-distributed data centers with backup and premier disaster recovery

IT CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT
KEEP IT IN CONTROL
“Things are getting more complex. Without Office 365 we would need more people to understand it all.” 1
• 24/7 IT-level phone support
• Role-based access control to sensitive documents
• One easy-to-use and robust control panel for all of your online services

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OFFICE 365?
Office 365 is not a one-size-fits-all solution. There are multiple plans available to fit different company sizes and needs. Enterprise SKUs are a great fit for companies between 25-250 PCs, and include the following:

MICROSOFT OFFICE PROFESSIONAL PLUS
The world’s leading productivity applications, giving you anywhere access from virtually any device.
• Best productivity experience and familiar interface
• Consistent formatting across your PC, Phone, Browser
• Edit documents at the same time with colleagues with IM and presence

MICROSOFT EXCHANGE ONLINE
Business-class email, calendar, and contacts.
• 25GB mailbox with voicemail and unified messaging
• Shared calendars, contacts, and tasks
• Mobile email for most mobile devices including Windows Phone, BlackBerry, iPhone, Nokia

MICROSOFT LYNC ONLINE
Connect with people in new ways, anytime, from virtually anywhere.
• PC-to-PC audio and video conferencing
• Click-to-communicate from Outlook®, team sites, and other Office Applications
• One-click to create online meetings with desktop sharing

MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT ONLINE
Create sites to share documents and information with colleagues and customers.
• Team sites to keep track of documents and schedules
• Extranet for sharing large files with customers
• Offline access to documents using SharePoint® Workspace

 

[1]The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Office 365 for Midsize Businesses, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft, June 2011

MetaLogix is hiring!!!

Current Open Positions

 1. SAS Programmer Analyst

Design, develop, implement and maintain targeted marketing campaigns and analytic programs. Ensure integrity of campaigns and analyses through rigorous attention to detail and validation of data. This individual will execute direct marketing campaigns (including: direct mail, electronic leads, e-mail, web site, ATM, etc) for customers and prospects. Additionally, this role will involve conducting analytics, creating reports, and improving processes. Leverage leading-edge technology and data mining techniques to support revenue and profitability goals of the Corporation. Extract and process large quantities of data from various data marts in support of assignments. Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously. Combine business insight with superior analytics. Work cross organizationally to transfer data and understand multiple data platforms (specifically mortgage loan servicing). Provide analytic, statistical and technical thought leadership on projects designed for initiatives and programs. Develop and recommend solutions. Prepare complex deliverables and deliver to business partner without the need for prior review by manager. Tell and interpret the story, influence the business partner/ outcome.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree in marketing, business, economics or a related discipline

5 years experience in financial, marketing, or statistical analysis and interpretation

Strong knowledge of marketing, economics, management, statistics, market research and or analysis

Experience with UNIX, SQL and advanced SAS skills.

Strong process and project management skills; Ability to direct other analytical resources on project tasks

Strong presentation skills, negotiation skills

High degree of flexibility and ability to work in a self-directed environment.

PC software applications proficiency.

Experience with either consumer or business databases

Excellent analytic, critical thinking and decision support skills

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills with a propensity for consulting

Demonstrated ability to communicate conclusions and strategy implications to peers, manager and partners

Ability to simultaneously drive and support multiple projects to completion

Ability to collaborate with others or work independently, initiate action, adapt to change, make difficult decisions and accept challenging assignments.

2. SharePoint Specialist

2. SharePoint Integrator – Systems Integrator – SharePoint Developer

Job Description:
The SharePoint expert will develop and support interactive web applications and serve as a primary technical contact for a major client. The successful candidate will be a key member of a team that works closely with client staff to build capacity through our work. The successful applicant will be based in our Fort Mill / Charlotte office. We offer opportunities for professional development and advancement.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for identifying new and emerging technology to support strategic planning initiatives required to meet customer needs.
  • Conducts assessments, evaluations, selections, site surveys, requirements analysis and definition, technology prototyping, and cost analysis related to information technology.
  • Designs and prepares technical reports and documentation to record results.
  • Perform independent research of COTS and GOTS software for integration with customers SharePoint environment.
  • Advise client on alternate methods of solving needs, or recommend specific solutions.
  • Consults with customer concerning operation and maintenance requirements of software systems
    Act as a technical resource and mentor to users, customers and other team members
  • Assures that internal or external work that is performed by the Systems Integration team is performed to established standards.
  • Design software solutions that accurately reflect requirements and provide innovative solutions to customer needs
  • Use good judgment and reasoning while working on site in the client’s environment

Requirements 

  • You must have 3+ years of experience with knowledge of information technology systems to enable effective development and deployment of software modules using Microsoft .NET technology.
  • Demonstrate subject-matter expertise in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
    knowledge of Microsoft software solutions including Office, SharePoint Portal Server and WSS and web parts, SQL Server, workflow, CSS etc.
    XML technology, BizTalk, LDAP, OLE DB
  • Must have a strong background in Microsoft Office and Office Automation Development.

3. .Net Developers

Description
Software Developer

Job Title:
Solutions Consultant

Job Description:
We are seeking a talented software developer engage in all aspects of the development process. This is a client-facing position where communication skills are vital. As a software developer you will interface with executives, Architects, Senior Software Engineers, and other internal and external groups to develop, test and deploy custom software solutions primarily using Microsoft technologies.

Job Responsibilities:
• Work with clients on defining requirements and features
• Develop design specifications
• Research and prototype complex design solutions
• Participate in code and design reviews
• Deliver well-tested programs that contain few significant program-level issues, using structured testing techniques
• Develop well-structured, well-documented code
• Complete high-quality written deliverables

Requirements
Qualifications:
• BS in computer science or 2-5+ years of equivalent industry experience
• Demonstrated solid application development skills utilizing C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and the Document object model
• Experience with web services and XML
• Experience with MS SQL Server
• Development management tools such as Visual Studio .NET.
• Prior experience with document management technologies preferred
• Solid work ethic
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Disciplined, self motivated work ethic
• Agile development processes is a plus
• AJAX is a plus

MUST BE A US CITIZEN AND ABLE TO OBTAIN A FEDERAL SECURITY CLEARANCE

Plus Skills:
Portals, Workflow, BI and BPM

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor degree or Equivalent work experience.  • Microsoft Certification is a plus or willing to become certified before completing 6 months of employment.

Benefits:
Medical, Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Life Insurance, and AD&D, Tuition Reimbursement

MetaLogix was named one of the Best Places to Work in 2008 and 2009.

Submit your resumes to careers@meta-logix.net