Microsoft 365. Is that the same as Office 365?

Lets find out

Phil Scattergood · 07 June 2019

No! it's Different

By now, many of us are aware of Office 365. The familiar way of doing things using Word, Excel and other Office favourites. But did you know that Microsoft has released a package that contains Windows 10 + Office 365 + excellent security tools, all thrown in? Over the next few articles, we'll be taking a look at just what Microsoft 365 is, and how you might benefit from it

Subscription based

As we outlined before, Microsoft 365 is available as a month to month subscription that contains your operating system, your office software, excellent collaboration tools and your security needs. We feel that this is a great idea, as sometimes a business may only need a particular set of tools for a particular time period. Perhaps like Tax Time. Being able to pay for and cancel a subscription as you need it is much better on your budget than the cost of a full license.

Imagine being able to employ a person for a few months to deal with all of your tax time issues, put them on a computer that has been secured with built-in tools, is always up to date, and there is nothing left for you to install. Plus the benefit of "pay as you go". That's Microsoft 365 in a nutshell.

Looking to update?

Perhaps you're looking to update the technology that your staff are using? Instead of paying multiple license fee over a range of different equipment, why not consider Microsoft 365 across your new range of machines? One bill across all your technology, making things easier for you.
If you're thinking about technology upgrades, why not talk to us beforehand. After looking at your needs, we can help you decide which way is the best way forward. For you and you're business.

After all, that's what we're here for.
Up Next? The Microsft 365 version of Windows 10.  And how it might help you.

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Phil Scattergood

Phil Scattergood

Hi, I’m Phil With almost 20 years in Tech Support, I’m passionate about helping people demystify technology. Technology in your terms is the way I like to think. I love what I do, who I do it with, and who I do it for. As an avid fan of motorcycling, kayaking, and traveling, I'm often on the move. But that doesn't stop me from getting the job done. I love the idea of cloud-computing, working from anywhere, and teaching others to do the same. I believe in old-fashioned customer service, which means being available, talking to people, taking the time to understand the issues that people have, and then helping them get it right. If you have questions about the technology that you are using, feel free to send them through. I don’t always have the answers, but I certainly can help you find them!

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