AT&T Small Business Customers Can Work Smarter Via the Cloud With Microsoft® Office 365™

 AT&T Small Business Customers Can Work Smarter Via the Cloud With Microsoft®
                                 Office 365™

Offers SMBs affordable enterprise-grade business software with flexibility and
security of cloud computing

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012

DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking advantage of cloud-based
solutions is now easier than ever for small business owners thanks to AT&T*,
which today announced the availability of Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T.

With a more mobile workforce than ever before, small businesses are
recognizing the value of cloud-based applications and accessing them remotely
via smartphones and tablets. In fact, according to the 2012 AT&T Small
Business Tech Poll, half of small businesses expect to have all their
employees using wireless technology to work remotely by the end of this year.

Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T responds to this trend by offering a
cloud-based software solution that gives small businesses access to powerful
business tools in real-time from virtually anywhere business might take them.

AT&T is leveraging its proven AT&T TechSupport 360^SM service to deliver
hands-on activation, set-up, and migration of the solution, providing added
peace of mind for customers migrating from existing systems to Microsoft
Office 365 from AT&T.

Key Features
Microsoft Office 365 features cloud-based tools to enhance business
productivity at a low predictable monthly cost, enhanced security and
virtually anywhere access to the capabilities businesses need most, including:

  oProfessional e-mail and calendar sharing with Microsoft Exchange
  oMicrosoft Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, and other popular Microsoft Office®
    productivity tools
  oInstant messaging via Microsoft Lync®, PC-to-PC calling, and integrated
  oWeb conferencing and HD video conferencing
  oFile sharing and document management

In addition, Microsoft Office 365 offers:

  oAvailability for businesses of all sizes
  oThe ability for business owners to focus on their core business instead of
    IT tasks
  oA cost-efficient, right-sized all-in-one solution

Businesses can purchaseor learn more about Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T at, AT&T's small business sales team, or one of AT&T's
2,400 retail locations nationwide, giving customers access to the same
powerful business tools with which they are familiar backed by AT&T's
world-class customer service and technical support.

Pricing begins at $6 a month per user, depending on individual business needs,
making Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T a more comprehensive solution compared
to key competitors in the marketplace.

For a brief video on Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T, please click here. Small
business owners looking for more information should go to AT&T Small Business.

AT&T: "AT&T is committed to providing small business customers with
communications and cloud-based applications that help businesses be more
efficient, and ultimately, more profitable," said Ebrahim Keshavarz, Vice
President of Small Business Product Management, AT&T. "Microsoft Office 365
from AT&T gives small businesses the same powerful tools available to large
enterprises but designed specifically with the small business owner in mind."

Microsoft: "Customers are choosing Microsoft productivity solutions because
they deliver a more complete experience and greater flexibility to move to the
cloud on the customer's terms," said Eddie O'Brien, vice president, Operator
Channels, Microsoft. "With AT&T's wealth of experience working with small
businesses, customers using Office 365 will have an always up-to-date service
that delivers enhanced features and new capabilities as soon as they are

Customer: "Being a small business we are always looking for a better product
for a lower price," said Scott Millard, Operations Manager, JB Technical
Support Service of Phoenix. "Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T is a lower cost,
higher value, superior product to our previous exchange client. The migration
team that assisted with the transition was awesome throughout the process.
They were there to assist us in all aspects of the move and ensured the
highest satisfaction, which I could not be happier with."

Industry Analyst: "Small business need to be enable to do business 24/7," said
Mike Sapien, principal analyst with Ovum, a business and technology market
research firm. "AT&T is offering SMB customers a very comprehensive offer,
based on Microsoft 365, with options to allow the customers to add to the
services from an online portal as the customer's requirements grow."

General Information
Small businesses wanting information about AT&T products and services can
visit AT&T Small Business. For free business resources such as webinars, case
studies, and best practices, visit the AT&T Small Business Solutions website.

Additionally, real-time information and updates can be found on the AT&T Small
Business Facebook page and AT&T Small Business Twitter channel.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the
most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T
operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States
and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes
the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless,
Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile
Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S.
carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It
also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse^® and AT&T|DIRECTV
brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is
one of the most advanced in the world.

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