What is Microsoft 365? Previously called Office 365, it is a cloud based subscription service that includes Microsoft Office applications, cloud storage and other features depending on your plan. There are plans suitable for individuals, small or midsize businesses and large enterprises, as well as education and not-for-profit organisations.
The main feature of Microsoft 365 is that it is subscription based, unlike Office 2019 which is sold as a one-time purchase. This means that with Microsoft 365 you’ll always have the latest features, fixes and security updates at no extra cost. It also means you don’t have the relatively large initial purchase cost or need to pay another full licence fee in the future when you want to upgrade.
ActiveIT are Microsoft Partners as can advise which Microsoft 365 plan out of the many is best suited to your needs. Most of our customers fall into the Business category which means one of the four 365 Business plans are most suitable for them, but that may not be the case for you, we can advise.
Having decided on the plan, we can implement and manage it for you. Whilst the basic applications are simple to use/install, to get the most benefit from all of the services requires some planning and configuration.
We also ensure that systems are secure, by default also providing our “365 Security Bundle” to provide maximum protection. This comprises three key features:
Want to find out more about how Microsoft 365 can help your organisation work efficiently? Get in touch with us now and we’ll give you some free no-obligation advice.