Ophthalmologists turn to ifa systems to capture diagnostic information from specialty equipment and create more complete records, so they can focus instead on protecting their patients’ vision. However, ifa itself struggled to maintain secure, remote access
to email and important documents for its own employees. Facing the limits of a small IT staff, the software company realized it needed to move infrastructure and administration to the cloud in order to support its remote installation teams.
Using a single login, ifa employees can now access Office 365 from a variety of mobile devices for Outlook email, calendars, and contacts. In addition, ifa employees, of which about 80% work remotely, can easily collaborate with desktop sharing and IM through
Lync Online. ifa’s IT team no longer works weekends to maintain on-premise hardware, and administration is as simple as sending an invitation.