Office for Mac 2008/2011 Users? – Time to upgrade to Office 365

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Running older versions of Office for Mac (2011, 2008, 2004 etc) is becoming ever more problematic, especially if you want to upgrade to the latest Mac operating System ….Sierra.

The IT Guys strongly recommend our clients update to Office 365 ASAP.

Office 2016/Office 365 Pricing and Products Explained

The IT Guys have experienced corrupt Outlook databases and other compatibility issues, slowness, SWOD, hanging and crashes on client Macs running superseded versions of Office for Mac. This has also been reported in blogs and the press, Office 2016 for Mac, macOS Sierra potential crash issues. Although a fix for Outlook 2011 maybe forthcoming, neither Microsoft nor Apple seems to be in a hurry to fix the issue and instead, recommend upgrading Office to the latest version. (Office 365 or Office 2016 for Mac)

Support Ended for the following versions of Outlook For Mac

  • Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition – support ended 4/9/2013microsoft_office_2008_taskbar-icons
  • Microsoft Entourage for Mac – support ended  1/9/2007entourage-icon
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Home and Student 2011 – support ended 1/10/2012
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 3 – support ends 10/10/2017

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Office 2011 cannot even be downloaded and installed anymore, unless you have the original disks

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Embrace the New Mac Office – Office 365

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Office 365 Home – Purchase and Install – $185*

The best value for money Office 365 package is  Office 365 Home – $129/year inc GST and includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, 1TB One drive data for up to 5 users. Skype – 60 minutes/month and is licensed for up to 5 PCs or Macs (which works out to be only $24 per year per user).

Office 365 Home can be purchased from us here for only $185* inc GST which includes installation on one device and the first 1 years subscription. Prices include for either installation at our Subiaco Office or remotely via our TeamViewer Remote Application software.

If you wish to purchase and install the software yourself, click here to go directly to the Microsoft site.

 




 

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Office 365 Personal – Purchase and Install – $155*

If you only have 1 PC/Mac then you can save some money purchasing Office 365 Personal $99/year inc GST and includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, 1TB One drive data for up to 1 users. Skype – 60 minutes/month and is licensed for 1 PCs or Mac. Office 365 Personal can be purchased from us here for only $155* inc GST which includes installation on one device and the first 1 years subscription. Prices include for either installation at our Subiaco Office or remotely via our TeamViewer Remote Application software.

If you wish to purchase and install the software yourself, click here to go directly to the Microsoft site.


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Business versions of Microsoft Office for Mac and PC’s are also detailed here. The IT Guys can quote, purchase, setup and migrate mail from Bigpond, ISP, POP, Google mail and existing providers, exchange servers etc. Please speak to one of our consultants on the number below.

Need more help?

If you live in Western Australia, and you need any kind of computer help, please bring your computer to us at 315 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia or call us out. You can contact us here or call:

08 6365 5603 
Alternatively click on the Green “Support” button in the bottom right hand corner of the screen and leave a message.DELL Authorised PartnerFor instant remote control support download and install our TeamViewer remote control software By Clicking Here and following the instructions found on this page

*Price assumes purchasing, downloading and installing Office 365 Home and includes GST and assumes that either Outlook is not been used, has not been used before and requires no migration of emails, addresses and calendar items other than those automatically detected and imported. Migration of emails from previous  versions of Outlook, Outlook Express, Entourage, Thunderbird, Windows Live Mail etc. may occur further expense and will be quoted before completion of work.

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