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October 12, 2017

Introducing Microsoft 365

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Introducing Microsoft 365

A complete, intelligent solution, including Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely.

Unlocks creativity

  • Work naturally with ink, voice, and touch.
  • Visualize information in new ways.
  • Create compelling content with Intelligent apps.
  • Build on the work & expertise of others.

Built for teamwork

  • Enterprise-class email, voice, and video.
  • Connect everyone with company-wide communities.
  • Share and collaborate on documents in real time.
  • Includes Microsoft Teams, the new chat-based workspace.

Integrated for simplicity

  • Always up to date.
  • Self-service deployment.
  • Cloud-based management.
  • Rich telemetry from your environment.
  • Reduce TCO with consolidated solutions.

Intelligent security

  • Protect identity, apps, data & devices.
  • Thwart advanced threats.
  • Manage data archiving, governance & discovery.
  • Powered by Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph.
  • Accelerate GDPR compliance.
Microsoft 365 E3 Microsoft 365 E5
Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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Email & calendar Outlook, Exchange

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Chat-based workspace Microsoft Teams

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Voice, video & meetings Skype for Business

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PSTN Conferencing, Cloud PBX

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Social & intranet SharePoint, Yammer

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Threat protection Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, Windows Defender Antivirus, Device Guard

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Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, Windows Defender Antivirus, Device Guard

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Identity & access management Azure Active Directory P1, Windows Hello and Credential Guard

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Azure Active Directory P2

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Device & app management Microsoft Intune

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Information protection                 Feature

Office 365 Data Loss Prevention, Windows Information Protection and BitLocker, Azure Information Protection P1

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Azure Information Protection P2, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Office 365 Cloud App Security

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Advanced compliance Advanced eDiscovery, Customer Lockbox, Advanced Data Governance

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Analytics Delve

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Power BI Pro, MyAnalytics

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The Discover Value tool provides an opportunity to help determine if Microsoft 365 would meet the needs of your business. This tool takes you through a brief assessment of process improvement opportunities tied to your business objectives and identifies Microsoft 365 capabilities that meet your needs. At the end of this tool you will receive:

  1. Discover Value Report: a personalized solution tailored to address your business challenges, priorities and offer recommendations that will maximize value for your business.
  2. Forrester Report: the potential return on your investment for your industry segment.
  3. Engagement Opportunity: visit the Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience portal for a hands on exploration of the Microsoft 365 solution

Discover value

Click below to discover the value that Microsoft 365 can provide to your organization

For more information about Microsoft Office 365, and the benefits it has to offer your business, please contact us on Microsoft.csp@firstdistribution.co.za

Maximize the impact of your firstline workforce

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Microsoft 365 Firstline Workers – Maximize the impact of your firstline workforce

Firstline workers are the lifeblood of your customer’s in the manufacturing, retail, healthcare, government, and many other sectors. They are the first in line to engage with your customer’s important and valued clients, they represent your customer’s company brand, and see products and services in action. In short, they are the face and backbone of each unique organization.

Maximize the impact of your firstline workforce with Microsoft 365 New F1 Plans

The new Microsoft Office 365 F1 plans have been created and released to replace the Microsoft Office 365 K Plans. These plans have been designed to connect and engage Firstline workers.

The new F1 Plans are purposely built to meet varied demands across multiple industries and deliver key capabilities to manage and unlock skills, knowledge, and expertise of your firstline workforce.

Reliability
Security
Privacy
Administration
Up to date
Active Directory integration
Support

What does it cost?

Office 365 F1 (Corporate)

For people in your organization without a dedicated PC that need occasional access to web email, internal sites and documents with Office Online.

$3.40

R46.30

Office 365 F1 (Government Pricing)

For people in your organization without a dedicated PC that need occasional access to web email, internal sites and documents with Office Online.

$3.40

R46.30

What’s included in the new plans:

Email and calendars Business-class email through a rich and familiar Outlook browser experience. Included is a 2 GB per user mailbox, attachments up to 150 MB, anti-malware protection, and anti-spam filtering. Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) is supported for phones and POP support for desktop email clients.
Instant Messaging, Presence, and Meetings Allow users to Connect with co-workers by using Skype for Business web and basic clients and attend Skype for Business broadcast meetings in a browser or on nearly any device.
Chat-based workspace Connect teams with Microsoft Teams in Office 365 and bring together chat, content, people, and tools in one place so your teams have instant access to everything they need.
File storage and sharing OneDrive for Business gives each user 2GB of personal cloud storage that is accessible from anywhere. Easily share documents and send email attachments and control who can see and edit each file.
Intranet access Provide secure access to company intranet resources such as training content, reference material, and company news and information from a browser and on mobile devices with the SharePoint Mobile App.
Corporate social network Discuss ideas, share updates, and crowdsource answers from coworkers across your organization. Yammer gives you a faster, smarter way to connect and collaborate across your company.
Office Online Create and edit Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel documents in the browser versions of the Office applications.
Workday management Microsoft StaffHub helps firstline workers manage their work days with schedule management, information sharing, and the ability to connect to other work-related apps and resources from a mobile device or browser.
Professional digital storytelling With Sway, you can easily create engaging, interactive web-based reports, presentations, newsletters, trainings, and more—right from your phone, tablet, or browser. Sways are easy to share and look great on any screen.
Enterprise video service Create, manage, and share videos securely across your organization. Microsoft Stream makes it easy for everyone to collaborate with video to stay connected to the content that matters most.
Workflow automation Build automated workflows between apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more with Microsoft Flow – no coding required.
Web and mobile app development Quickly build and publish custom business apps for web and mobile with PowerApps. Choose from templates or start from scratch to extend your business data – no coding required.
Apps for Office and SharePoint New third-party and customer-developed apps work with Office and SharePoint to bring web services right into your documents and sites.

For more information about Microsoft Office 365, and the benefits it has to offer your business, please contact us on Microsoft.csp@firstdistribution.co.za