The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) is the premier professional organization for CPAs in the state of Georgia. With over 10,000 members, the Society offers discounted CPE, networking opportunities and legislative representation on issues that provide a positive impact to the profession.
CloudBearing worked with GSCPA to provide a complete audit and assessment of their IT investments. CloudBearing was able to identify a significant cost savings for GSCPA by moving parts of their on premise infrastructure to Office 365. In addition, GSCPA would gain several new technologies including SharePoint Online, Lync Online, and would be able to provide its staff with the latest in the Microsoft Office productivity suite.
CloudBearing provided a complete turnkey migration to Office 365 that resulted in a smooth transition for staff and a little to no downtime for critical IT services.
Q&A with Calvin Wong, Director of IT
Why did your organization decide to move to Office 365?
We are very pleased with the results and limited downtime.
The Society made the move to Office 365 through the recommendation of our IT consultants’ technology assessment report. We found that the cost would be about the same as what we were spending before, but we would always have everyone on the latest of Microsoft server solutions and software.
How has Office 365 impacted your organization?
Part of the reason why we were interested in Office 365 was business continuity. Our staff is now able to work from anywhere. We also have standardized training so everyone can become proficient in the latest of Microsoft Office productivity suites.
Would you recommend Office 365 to others?
I would recommend Office 365 to other professional membership organizations similar to us. With the value and benefits of the solution compared to the cost, I believe it is a great deal and product.
How would you describe your experience with Cloudbearing?
The CloudBearing team was a pleasure to work with, and we are very pleased with the results and limited downtime.