Managing your school or university

Mobility Solutions for a Transforming Business

Introduce your school to smarter IT management.

A lesson in efficiency

The right technology can transform a school into a dream machine – and the wrong technology can be its worst nightmare. With proven efficiency tools from Microsoft, you’ll keep your institution running smoothly, saving time and money and saving yourself a lot of exasperation.

Click below to see how these tools can help keep IT run smoothly.

Organisations using Windows Server 2012 expect to save 15 hours of productivity per employee per year.

IT tools from Microsoft

Office 365

More manageable, more secure

Run things the way that you want. Office 365 provides the flexibility that you need to run your educational institution the way that works best for you.

Up to date
No need to pay for version upgrades; updates are included in your subscription. New features are rolled out to Office 365 customers in an IT-configurable experience.
Improved security
Cutting-edge security practices with five layers of security and proactive monitoring help keep your institution’s data safe.
Reduce costs
Free up the time and resources associated with deployment, maintenance and management of on-premises servers.

One OS across all your devices

Windows 8.1 Enterprise offers a consistent, secure and modern experience across all devices, making your life easier and your staff happier.

Working anywhere
Students and staff can connect to their primary PC when using a separate PC or device.
Scale easier
Windows 8 Enterprise makes you eligible for professional grade offerings, which makes adding licences easy and affordable.
More devices, more control
As people come and go in your institution, manage devices with Windows Intune and help protect data with BitLocker Drive Encryption.
Keep current
Now is an ideal time to make the move from Windows XP SP3: support ends on 8 April 2014.
Windows Intune

Intuitive device management

With Intune you can more easily manage PC, Mac and mobile devices, whether it’s from the cloud or from your existing infrastructure.

Stronger security
Configure device deployment to manage and help secure your institution’s information assets.
Broad device support
A web-based administration console provides simplified management of Windows, iOS and Android devices.
Offer controlled access
Give students, staff and administrators access to the resources that they need on the devices that they choose.
Windows Server 2012 R2

More control and more security enhancements

Windows Server 2012 R2 can provide your school with a secure, reliable and cost-effective platform for powering apps, networks and web services.

Improve performance
Run your largest workloads while enabling robust recovery options to protect against outages.
Application focused
Build, deploy and scale applications and websites by unlocking portability between on-site and cloud environments.
Straightforward and effective
Deliver multi-tenant-aware storage and multi-tenancy capabilities on low-cost, industry-standard hardware.
  • Georgia State University
  • State university saves USD 1 million in operating costs

    Just by switching to Office 365

    Confronted with an ageing communication and collaboration solution that had reached the end of its supported life cycle, Georgia State University decided the time had come for them to move to the cloud. Now with Microsoft 365, GSU has freed up the equivalent of 2.5 employees for other tasks and is on the road to saving USD 1 million over the next five years.