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Microsoft 365 Business

An integrated solution that brings together the best-in-class productivity of Office 365 with advanced security and device management capabilities to help safeguard small and medium-sized businesses. Microsoft 365 Business positions you to grow with new services and customers, increase customer lifetime value, and differentiate your offerings.

Office 365 Business Premium

All the productivity tools SMBs need to run and grow their businesses

  • Office desktop, web, and mobile apps
  • Email and calendaring – Exchange Online
  • File storage and sharing – OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online
  • Teamwork and communication – Microsoft Teams
  • Tools to manage and grow your business – Microsoft Bookings and Outlook Customer Manager

Advanced security

The security tools SMBs need to safeguard their data from external threats and leaks

  • Help protect against sophisticated threats hidden in email attachments and links; get cutting-edge defences against zero-day threats, ransomware, and other advanced malware attempts – Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Remotely wipe company data from lost or stolen devices – Selective Wipe from Intune.
  • Apply data loss prevention policies to help safeguard sensitive information – Data Loss Prevention.
  • Label and set permissions for files to ensure confidentiality, when necessary – Azure Information Protection.
  • Control who has access to company information by applying restrictions – Information Rights Management.
  • Apply policies that provide prebreach threat resistance in Windows 10 – Windows Defender Exploit Guard.
  • Enforce malware protection to help keep Windows 10 devices safe from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software – Windows Defender.
  • Enable unlimited cloud archive and long-term preservation policies to ensure email is never lost – Exchange Online Archiving.

Device management

The tools SMBs need to manage devices efficiently and securely

  • Configure security features and settings on Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices running iOS or Android – Easy-to-use setup wizard.
  • Use simplified controls to manage policies applied to Windows 10 PCs.
  • Automatically deploy Office apps to Windows 10 PCs.
  • Configure PCs to automatically install Office and Windows 10 updates.
  • Apply security policies to protect business data on all devices, including iOS, Android, and Windows PCs – Mobile Device Management from Intune.

Grow with new services

New opportunities to attract customers and increase revenue with security, GDPR, teamwork, and modern devices.

  • Enable chat, shared files, and meetings with Microsoft Teams.
  • Prevent malicious email attachments with Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Identify, monitor, and protect sensitive information with Data Loss Prevention.
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Increase customer lifetime value with annuity services

Provide ongoing monitoring, remediation, adoption, and
support services.

  • Manage end-to-end compliance processes with Compliance Manager.
  • Enable BYOD scenarios, and protect email data with Azure Information Protection.
  • Assess security readiness and remediate issues with Microsoft Secure Score.

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Differentiate your offerings with unique solutions

Provide advisory services, and extend the Microsoft 365 platform to increase profitability and customer retention.

  • Develop specialized offerings targeting industry-specific challenges.
  • Create repeatable tools to simplify administration and front-end access.
  • Develop value-added IP to address process automation.

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Jumpstart your Microsoft 365 Business journey

Identify and build a compelling customer offer that combines cloud products, services, and hardware.

Microsoft 365 Partner Launchpad can help expand your Modern Workplace selling and marketing capabilities—applying a practical approach to preparing for and closing sales faster, with improved profitability.

Microsoft 365 Partner Launchpad

Partner success stories

TechQuarters


Many Microsoft partners successfully sell Microsoft 365 Business as a comprehensive security solution for small businesses. TechQuarters takes their solution to the next level, building extensive training IP and promoting end-user security training as part of its broad managed services portfolio for the Microsoft Cloud. The approach works. Sales are up 43 percent this year; margins are, too.

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WeSafe IT


In the first year WeSafe IT offered Microsoft 365 Business, recurring revenue from its managed services climbed 100 percent, driving overall revenue growth of 50 percent and margin growth of 45 percent. Much of that growth came from selling Microsoft 365 Business, packaged with IP and managed services that can help customers address the challenges of GDPR compliance. Bonus: WeSafe IT has experienced an increase in its average customer size fueled by Microsoft 365 Business, from fewer than 20 users per customer to between 50 and 300 users per customer.

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Be-CLOUD


Be-CLOUD maintains a laser focus on its target market: smaller businesses with 25 – 125 users, without an IT department. Be-CLOUD combines Microsoft 365 Business with its own comprehensive managed services package to drive a 100 percent annual revenue gain this year, with higher margins. Their Be-CLOUD Pack includes monthly business-transformation advisory sessions, unlimited installation support, customization support, unlimited online training, and computer support. The Be-CLOUD team has closed 50 percent of opportunities, reduced customer churn, and now has an upgrade path for its Office 365 Business Premium customers.

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Learn

Market

  • Microsoft 365 reseller campaign: a campaign for distribution partners to run to resellers to raise awareness of Microsoft 365 Business, focused on security
  • Partner copy blocks: approved messaging for partners to use when running campaigns on Microsoft 365 Business or Office to SMB customers

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