Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 for businesses

Working has never been easier with Office 365 – a complete cloud productivity solution that integrates apps and productivity services such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, SharePoint, Outlook and Microsoft Teams to streamline operations, boost business efficiency and create a working environment where everyone can feel the benefits. With many licences, plans and options available, we can help you choose the right one for your business, keeping your current and potential needs and goals at the heart of our informed and knowledge-led decision.

 

We know that switching to Office 365 can seem daunting, but we ensure a stress-free and effective process from start to end. From our initial consultancy to migration and post-setup support, we can help you through it all.

 

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Are you considering Microsoft Office 365? 

Having the right business applications is vital to the smooth running of your business.

 

When you choose Microsoft Office 365, you will get access to the latest version of Office either on your client PC or through a web browser, which allows access to documents from anywhere with an internet connection.

 

Office 365 also includes Microsoft Exchange Online – giving you access to email, calendars and contacts from anywhere, on any device.

 

Plus, get access to SharePoint Online Service allowing you to share documents, contacts, calendars and tasks in a single web based intranet location. Instant style messaging and conferencing services are also available through Skype for Business, which gives you real-time access to your contacts with live web conferencing and online meetings.

 

Not only are we able to offer you an incredibly competitive deal on the Office 365 range, but we can install and maintain it for you too. When you partner with us, you gain access to an incredibly talented team of friendly and experienced IT Support Engineers who are here to resolve any IT related problem that comes up in your business.

 

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Why Choose Us?

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We are a full service IT Support company based near Media City. 

At Apex Computing Services, we’ve been growing with our clients year on year and now have a team of over 20 highly professional and experienced technical engineers covering all aspects of IT Support, Cloud Solutions and Network Management.

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We can install Office 365 and maintain it for you.

Not only are we able to offer you an incredibly competitive deal on the Office 365 range, but we can install and maintain it for you too.

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Access an incredibly talented team of friendly and experienced IT Support Engineers.

When you partner with us, you gain access to an incredibly talented team of friendly and experienced IT Support Engineers who are here to resolve any IT related problem that comes up in your business.

Why Choose Office 365?

From collaboration to integration, Office 365 offers many benefits, including:

Teamwork

With Office 365, everyone can collaborate more efficiently with team chat, online meetings, group email and your own social network. It’s easy to create, share and search for content, and editing documents through apps such as Docs, Sheets and OneDrive for Business has never been easier. With SharePoint you can store and share documents with clients, colleagues and stakeholders, deciding the impact they can have on this content. You can even assign people tasks that can be tracked and prioritised, ensuring that everyone knows what they should be working on.

Productivity Boost

Why deal with complicated software when you can use the Office desktop on any device, at any time, and in any location. Your apps, settings and files are always up-to-date and available, utilising cloud-based management tools for regular back ups and server deployment. Even if you’re offline, you can still work with your teammates across the globe, creating those all-important documents that can win clients, impress higher ups or showcase your belief in a new business endeavour.

Security And Protection

Office 365 is extremely secure, with built-in privacy, transparency and features that include data loss prevention, encrypted email, mobile device management and threat analytics for monitoring and updates. A great thing about Office 365 is that because all of your data is stored in the Cloud, it stays safe regardless of human error or natural disaster. As Office 365 automatically updates itself, you will also always have the most secure and latest version, altering capabilities such as proactive protection and anomaly-detection at will.

Stress Free Services

A 99.9% uptime guarantee ensures that with Office 365 you have complete peace of mind that the services you need are available and secure 24/7/365. Because it’s always on, it can be set up and deployed companywide in a matter of minutes, with individual users altering their version based on their own preferences. Everyone can be connected, but in a way that they feel comfortable with.

Cost-Effective

Office 365 is available as a low-cost subscription or license, with your company’s desktop, mobile and cloud-based apps all included and easily integrated. No longer do you need to pay separate fees for all those apps you know, love and need to use. They’re all available in one place, with automatic upgrades for business efficiency.

Ease Of Integration

There are many third-party tools that can be integrated into Office 365, making it a supportive ecosystem for developers and those who rely on apps outside of Microsoft’s repertoire. From migration tools such as CodeTwo Office 365 Migration and MigrationWiz to monitoring tools such as ENow Mailscape and Kaseya 365, there’s always room for improvement.

Available Licences

From Business, Business Essentials and Business Premium to Enterprise E1, E3 and E5, we can set up a wide range of Office 365 plans for the benefit of your business, school or facility.

Our Most Popular Plans:

Office 365 E1 Includes:

 

  • A 50 GB mailbox per user, allowing you to send attachments up to 150 MB.
  • Apps including Email, Calendars, Enterprise Social with Yammer, SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams.
  • 1TB cloud storage.
  • Web versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote and Publisher.

Office 365 E3 Includes:

 

  • The latest versions of the Microsoft Suite apps: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams and Access.
  • Cross-platform installation, as apps can be installed on various systems and devices including Windows, Mac, Android, tablets and smartphones.
  • ITB of cloud storage as standard, with the ability to increase this to 5-25TB if needed.
  • Data management functions such as document-level encryption, access control and rights management.

Office 365 Business Premium Includes:

 

  • The latest versions of the Microsoft Suite apps: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Publisher, SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams and Access.
  • Workflow automation between apps and services, allowing you to get notifications, synchronise files and collect data among other features.
  • 1TB cloud storage.
  • Integrate apps such as Microsoft Invoicing, Microsoft Bookings and MileIQ to help you manage your business better.

Our Process

We understand the stress that comes with moving to a new system, which is why we make the process as simple and efficient as possible. Our IT specialists are here to help, offering guidance, training and support throughout the consultancy, migration and management stages, and beyond. From helping you choose the right licence for your business and getting your whole team up to speed with the latest system, to providing assistant should an issue arise, we’re always on hand to help, no matter the situation.

From Your Current System To The Cloud – How Do We Do It?

  1. We’ll conduct a full review and audit of your business and its requirements, to determine the right licence for your needs, and assess how this will fit alongside your current apps and systems.
  2. We create a migration strategy that ensures minimal impact on business operations, which our expert team enact for you, either onsite on remotely.
  3. Once it’s all been set up and configured to your specifications, we can provide training to ensure everyone in your business can use Office 365 effectively.
  4. Should you ever need further guidance or support, we’re just a phone call away, always happy to help our clients with any queries or unexpected issues that arise.

What our clients say

Why Choose Apex Computing For Your Office 365 Needs?

 

  • From the audit and migration strategy to the provision of internal training and continued support, we provide you with everything you need to work effectively with Office 365.
  • We know that choosing the right license can be difficult, so we talk you through our available options, helping you to make an informed, cost-effective and the right decision for your business.
  • Our customer-focused approach, excellent reviews and industry accreditations, which include being a Gold Microsoft Partner, trusted Cyber Essentials Partner and Microsoft Small Business Specialist instills trust in our clients and customers, and gives them peace of mind.
  • Should any issues arise, our onsite engineers can be onsite to resolve them in an efficient manner, ensuring you can be up and running again as soon as possible.
  • With 24/7/365 support, our industry-leading team are always available to help with queries, questions, issues or catastrophes.

FAQ’s

What is Office 365?

 

Office 365 is a set of subscription services that allows you to run your business in the cloud, removing the need for servers, databases, file shares and onsite software that takes up space and can be confusing to navigate. Incorporating the full Microsoft Office suite, as well as cloud-based services such as hosted exchange, Skype for Business and Sharepoint, Office 365 is a solution that effectively streamlines operations.

How Do I Know Which License I Should Choose?

 

There are a number of things we can do to help make this decision easier:

  • Create a list or inventory of all your devices, software and systems that your business needs to function, determining compatibility with Office 365.
  • Assess your needs and what you want your business to achieve. Better collaboration? Increased productivity? What apps that you feel will help with this?
  • Together, we’ll compare plans and talk you through their benefits, informing you of what each one can help you achieve.
  • As your business grows or expands, we can reassess at a later date, ensuring your service is always top-notch.

What Is Microsoft Teams And How Do You Use It?

 

Microsoft Teams is a chat and collaboration-based platform that aims to simplify teamwork, and boost productivity. Incorporating great communication tools, it also allows integration with other Microsoft services for sharing of files, calendars, and easy switching between voice, video and text chat all from one centralised hub. This provides easy to use functionality for staff members of all technical abilities, ensuring that everyone can work together for the benefit of your business.

 

With one window, users can use a range of Office 365 apps and tools to aid productivity, such as meetings, calling team members through Skype and sharing and editing content through SharePoint, OnrDrive and OneNote.

What is SharePoint and how do you use it?

 

SharePoint is a safe way of finding, sharing and working together on important documents, templates, policies and procedures. Real-time teamwork ensures multiple people can work on documents together without having to worry about individual files.

 

Other Benefits of SharePoint Include:

  • Communication Sites in SharePoint allows businesses to share company news and updates with all employees.
  • Mobile-friendly apps for iOS, Android and Windows means everyone can use SharePoint, regardless of their location.
  • Any easy-to-use user interface means anyone can create, share and edit content using a variety of media-based options.
  • User permissions and document controls ensure that confidential information is stored safely.

What Benefits Does Office 365 Have Over Self-Hosted Systems?

 

 

  • Office 365 is managed via a web portal which is easy-to-use, automatically updates and ensures that you always have the latest versions of all your favourite apps.
  • Having Cloud-based versions of the Office Suite means that you all work that you do automatically saves itself, can be easily shared and collaborated on, and also, restored to earlier versions should you want to reedit again.
  • Its’ web conferencing capabilities are dependable, scalable and again, very easy to use.
  • Email storage is unlike any system out there, with back up anti-malware software that ensures malicious emails or attacks are identified before they damage your devices and systems.
  • Office 365 removes the need for internal hardware, frees up space in your office and ensures that we’ll be on top of any issues before you even notice them.

Can Office 365 Run On Mac?

 

Yes. All you need to do is pick your license and you’ll have access to the whole suit of Microsoft’s most popular apps.

Can Office 365 Run On Linux?

 

Unfortunately, you can’t run install the Office applications and apps such as OneDrive directly onto Linux devices, but we can discuss alternative options with you to ensure you can use them all.

Think that Office 365 could be the right choice for your business? Please give us a call today on 0161 233 0099 to learn more about our licenses, and just what we can do for you.

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