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Supporting Remote Workers

Beginning in February over half the world was placed under some form of lockdowns to help curb the spread of COVID19. Companies & employees around the world are adapting to the new ways of staying productive with social distancing measures in place. To support this sudden shift Microsoft has introduced an amazing offers to enable organisations with teams remain productive & secure until we can resume our normal work life routines.

Microsoft has recently added 2 offers

  • A 6-month Office 365 E1 Trial (which includes Microsoft Teams).

  • A 6-month Microsoft 365 Basic (which includes Microsoft Teams).


Office 365 E1

Office 365 E1 includes web-based Office apps and business services but does not include your desktop apps. As you’ll see in the diagram below you’ll have the ability to use services like:

  • Delve.

  • 50GB Exchange Online.

  • 1TB OneDrive storage per user.

  • Microsoft Planner - manage tasks.

  • SharePoint- Inform and engage with communication sites and team sites.

  • Microsoft Teams- Hub for teamwork

  • Yammer - Collaborate across departments and locations with Yammer.

  • Stream - Use Microsoft Stream to easily create, manage, and share videos securely across your organization.



Microsoft 365 Basic (formerly Office 365 Business Essentials)

This is the perfect entry license for any organisation looking to explore Microsoft 365 at a very affordable annual fee. Below are what comes with

  • Host email with a 50 GB mailbox and custom email domain address.

  • Create a hub for teamwork to connect your teams with Microsoft Teams.

  • Access web versions of Office apps: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (plus Access and Publisher for PC only).

  • Store and share files with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per user.

  • Host online meetings and video conferencing for up to 250 users.


Get in touch & within 24 hours we will get back to you & help you get the licenses & discuss deployment


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