Microsoft Office 365 is a subscription based productivity suite for both domestic and commercial customers. We have partnered with a Cloud Services Provider to provide our customers with a low cost high performance productivity suite to help people get their businesses up and running and to enable them to easily expand without the need for purchasing additional infrastructure or costly license fees.
There may be other free solutions out there that you may wish for your business to use, but you could potentially be making a hugh mistake as they may not be kept up to date against all of the latest security threats and other potential bugs out there. With Office 365, your business applications will always be kept up to date and you will always have access to the latest versions of the software.
If you think that Microsoft Office 365 could be of benefit to your business, call us and we will be happy to provide you with a personalised quote.
|Business Essentials||Business||Business Premium||Enterprise E1||ProPlus||Enterprise E3|
|Full Installed Office Apps|
|Office on tablets and phones|
|Online versions of Office|
|File storage and sharing (One Drive for Business)|
|Business Class Email, Calendar (Exchange Online)|
|Unlimited online meetings (Skype for Business)|
|Intranet sites for your teams (SharePoint Online)|
|Corporate social network (Yammer)|
|Professional digital storytelling (Sway)|
|Personalised search and discovery (Delve)|
|3rd party apps|
|Corporate video portal (Office365 Video)|
|Self-service business intelligence|
|Enterprise management of apps|
|Advanced Compliance - eDiscovery Center|
|Best Seller for SMBs|
Please note: all subscriptions are subject to a minimum 12 month minimum term unless otherwise stated on the purchase agreement.
"The cloud" is a friendly way of describing web-based computing services that are hosted outside of a business. With cloud-based services, IT infrastructure resides off property (off-premises) and is maintained by a third party (hosted). With Office 365, for example, information storage, computation, and software are located and managed remotely on servers owned by Microsoft. Because Office 365 services are "in the cloud," you can access it virtually anywhere with any device with an Internet connection and you save time and money by not having to purchase or maintain infrastructure.
Office 365 is delivered fully through 'the cloud' (online) and does not require any infrastructure. All you need is an internet connection and a connected PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet to access your data and Office 365 services.
Free solutions do not provide the business-level security, privacy, and management features that you need to protect your business data and simplify management. Individual free solutions won’t provide the best experience for your users or control for your IT like a fully integrated productivity solution that includes Office apps, file storage, video conferencing and IM, team sites and libraries, private social networking and is easily managed from a single online portal will.
Office 365 is available across all these device types and platforms to provide a consistent, always up to date experience for your users. Choose the Office 365 for business plan that is right for you. Office 365 Business, Business Premium, Pro Plus and Enterprise E3/E4 plans come with full installed Office apps for PC and Mac and Office apps for mobile devices (iOS, Android, Windows). 5 PC/Mac, 5 tablet, 5 phone installs per user!
Office 365 is so much more than just the Microsoft Office apps. Office 365 for business includes secure file storage, business-class email, unlimited online meetings, team sites and libraries and private social networking. An Office 365 business plans let you install Office on PC, Macs and all your mobile devices whether iOS, Android or Windows. It is always up to date, app and service updates are delivered automatically across devices, so there are no future versions to purchase. Office 365 includes real-time co-authoring, HD conferencing and IM, secure file storage, social networking and mobile device management not available in Office 2010.
The free Office apps don’t provide the full, premium features of Office that your Office 365 for business subscription will. You also don’t get the full installed version of Office for your PC/Macs, OneDrive for Business with 1TB of storage per user, enterprise-grade security features, app and device management or 24/7 support.
Email is a critical service for businesses especially if you are using email to share confidential information. If you don’t have advanced security features, continuous backup and disaster recovery capabilities your data and business is at risk. With Office 365, you get a business-class email service with advanced security and management features that is continuously backed up, has disaster recovery capabilities, and a team of security experts monitoring around the clock.
Microsoft offers flexible hybrid solution options that provide access to both on premise and cloud storage, so you can move to the cloud at your own pace. You can integrate Office 365 with your existing directory services and with an on-premises installation of Exchange Server, Lync, or SharePoint Server 2013.
Office 365 provides much more than just the Microsoft Office apps. You get unlimited HD conferencing, enterprise collaboration, business-class email, and secure file sharing. Businesses typically purchase these services separately from different vendors. But with Office 365 you get all the productivity and collaboration tools you need in one service from one trusted vendor. And the cost of purchasing and managing multiple solutions is typically much higher than an Office 365 business subscription.
Microsoft applies best practices in design and operations, such as redundancy, resiliency, distributed services, and monitoring—to name a few. Microsoft provides a financially-backed 99.9% uptime guarantee and published our uptime numbers quarterly. Visit the Service continuity section of the Office 365 Trust Center for more information. If a customer experiences monthly uptime that is less than 99.9%, we compensate that customer through service credits.
Privacy controls are enabled by default for all customers of the service and we allow you to turn off and on privacy impacting features to meet the needs of your organization. We contractually commit to the promises we make with respect to privacy and security with the data processing agreement (DPA). See the Office 365 Trust Center for more details. Microsoft doesn’t use customer data for marketing or advertising.
Office 365 provides enterprise-grade security and world-class privacy, spanning hardware, software, the physical security of our datacenters, policies and controls, and verification by independent auditors. Security features are rigorously tested and independently verified and Office 365 adheres to most stringent international data protection standards. Some key security features of OneDrive for Business include anti-malware protection, advanced file encryption at rest (in storage) and in transit, file and folder level permissions, advanced data loss protection, and remote device wipe.
You own your data and retain all rights, title, and interest in the data you store with Office 365. You can download a copy of all of your data at any time and for any reason, without any assistance from Microsoft.
Office 365 is a global service and Microsoft is committed to keeping Office 365 up to date with standards and regulations that apply to your industry and geography. Office 365 also provides admin and user controls, including eDiscovery, legal hold, and data loss prevention, to help you meet internal compliance requirements.