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Microsoft Office 365 Benefits

The key benefits of Microsoft Office 365

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    Lease your own dedicated server

    Get online access to familiar Microsoft Office tools plus enterprise-grade email, conferencing and other IT services.

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    No CAPEX

    Work from virtually anywhere – access your mail, files and folders.

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    Power of infrastructure choice

    Only pay for what you use.

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    What's Microsoft Office 365?

    Designed for the 21st century workspace, Microsoft Office 365 lets businesses operate freely and securely with the Microsoft products you know and trust; enterprise-grade email, instant messaging, calendars, file-sharing and web conferencing. It adds fast, reliable and secure connectivity so you can work the way you want - on almost any device, virtually anywhere. Become a Ready Business and make decisions quicker. Read our case study

    What's included in Microsoft Office 365?

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    Online Hosted business-class email and calendar sharing.
    • A 50GB mailbox per user.
    • Use your own domain name to send emails.
    • Robust anti-spam and anti-malware protection.
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    One Drive 1TB per user of online document storage.
    • Use controlled access to share documents with customers or partners.
    • Sync online files to your devices for offline access.
    • Team collaboration site and internal web portals.
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    Access the latest versions of Microsoft Office tools.
    • Roaming for your documents, applications and settings.
    • Deploy Office on desktops quickly and effortlessly.
    • Conduct web conferences with customers and partners using Microsoft Skype for Business.

    Why get Office 365 from Vodacom ?

    Microsoft Office 365 from Vodacom is a completely flexible solution which allows you to select all of the Microsoft products, or just the ones that are best suited to your business.

    • We’re the syndication partner with Microsoft for Office 365.
    • Our secure and reliable network connectivity means you can move to the cloud with confidence.
    • Vodacom network connectivity means you can move to the cloud with confidence.
    • Monthly billing through your Vodacom bill.

    Features of Microsoft Office 365

    A hosted, cloud-based IT solution which gives you the Microsoft Office products you know and trust, including Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Exchange and Skype for Business.

    Exchange Online: familiar access to email, calendar, contacts and tasks across PCs, the web and mobile devices.

    SharePoint Online: create sites to share documents and information with colleagues, suppliers and customers.

    Skype for Business: next-generation communications capabilities, including Presence, Instant Messaging (IM) as well as PC-to-PC audio and video calling.

    Microsoft Office 365 Professional Plus and Office Web Apps: the latest version of all Microsoft Office applications seamlessly connected and delivered with cloud services so you can access your documents, email and calendars from virtually any device.

    Benefits of Microsoft Office 365

    • A hosted, cloud-based IT solution with no upfront investment required in on-site equipment.

    • Use it across almost any device; smartphones, PCs and tablet devices.

    • Enterprise-grade security with 99,9% guaranteed uptime.

    • Simple monthly ‘per user’ fee for everything.

    • Be more responsive to customers and colleagues.

    • Work from virtually any place on almost any device with familiar applications and consistent formatting.

    • Stay connected and collaborate with colleagues, suppliers and customers wherever you are.

    • A simple and affordable solution that’s easy to set up, manage and use – no ongoing costs for equipment.

    • Suits businesses of all sizes – big and small.

     

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    Hosted Exchange

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    A Ready Business can access the office from any device.

    Stand-alone offerings:

    OneDrive for Business

    Collaboration and productivity tools delivered in the cloud. Use the admin portal to control your storage from anywhere, easily manage users and settings. Plus, you have the freedom to mix on-premises solutions with OneDrive for Business.

    Office Professional Plus

    Always have the latest versions of familiar Office applications no matter which device you're using - PC/Mac, tablet or smartphone.

    SharePoint Online Plan 1

    Offers enhanced security technologies, is easy to manage, and can be accessed from almost anywhere. Connect with employees across the enterprise and use it to engage with people, share ideas and reinvent the way you work together.

    SharePoint Online Plan 2

    Plan 2 offers all the same security technologies, easy manageability and accessibility benefits plus it includes additional functionality: Enterprise Search, eDiscovery, ACM, Compliance, Business Intelligence with Excel Services, PowerPivot, PowerView.

    Project Pro for Office 365

    Delivers the latest version of Project Professional as a subscription. Software is automatically updated with options for customizable policies. Easily plan & manage projects with intuitive controls and flexible team tools to help your organization deliver the intended value.

    Project Online

    A flexible online solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. It enables organizations to get started, prioritize project portfolio investments and deliver the intended value - from virtually anywhere, on almost any device.

    Project Online & Project Pro

    Get started quickly with a flexible online solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work delivered through Office 365. It includes full desktop management capabilities as a subscription.

    Visio Pro for Office 365

    Microsoft Visio Pro for Office 365, available as a subscription through Microsoft Office 365, includes the same features, stencils, and shapes as Visio Professional 2013. In addition, it allows each user to install Visio on up to five PCs running Windows 7 or Windows 8.

    SME Business Plans

      Business Business Essentials Business Premium
    Price per licence (incl vat) R116.15 R70.73 R177.10
    Max number of licences 300 300 300
    24/7 phone support from Microsoft for critical issues X X X
    Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher X   X
    iPad, Windows RT & smartphone apps X   X
    Office Online X X X
    1TB cloud storage (OneDrive for Business) X X X
    Email, calendar (Exchange)   X X
    Online meetings, IM (Lync)   X X
    Team sites, internal portals (SharePoint)   X X
    Enterprise social (Yammer)   X X
    Active Directory integration X X X

     

    Enterprise Plans

      ProPlus     E1     E3
    Max number of licences Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
    24/7 phone support from Microsoft for critical issues X X X
    Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher      
    iPad, Windows RT & smartphone apps X   X
    Office Online X   X
    Access X X X
    1TB cloud storage (OneDrive for Business) X X X
    Email, calendar (Exchange)   X X
    Online meetings, IM (Lync)   X X
    Team sites, internal portals (SharePoint)   X X
    Enterprise social (Yammer)   X X
    Active Directory integration X X X
    Supports hybrid deployment   X X
    Support for shared computer activation (RDS)   X X
    Upcoming services – Office 365 Video   X X
    Compliance – Archiving, eDiscovery, mailbox hold   X X
    Information protection – message encryption, RMS, DLP X X X