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Has work ever been easier than with Microsoft 365? We don’t think so. Microsoft 365 is the complete cloud productivity package, allowing employees to work seamlessly across multiple pieces of software, applications and devices.

Microsoft 365 integrates apps and services such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, SharePoint, Outlook and Microsoft Teams. Streamlining operations and boosting efficiency is the aim of Microsoft 365 and it delivers.

There are many licenses, plans and options available, which can quickly become overwhelming. We can help you choose the most suitable and beneficial Microsoft 365 package for your business, so you get more bang for your buck.

We know switching to new software is a complete nightmare. That’s why we have a team of highly skilled and experienced IT professionals who can switch software with ease, so you don’t have to deal with the stress.

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The Core Microsoft 365 Business Licenses

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft 365 Business Standard (Office 365)

The basic Microsoft 365 Business license is designed for businesses that need simple remote working solutions. It comes with all your standard Microsoft applications like Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Access.

What’s more, you get the incredible cloud-based collaboration software Teams, which enables your employees to work seamlessly from anywhere in the world and from any device. Real-time collaboration and instant video calls and chat are all possible.

You also get the cloud-services Exchange, OneDrive and SharePoint as standard.

Microsoft Office 365 Premium (Modern Desktop)

If your business needs smart, secure and remote working solutions, Premium is the license for you. This package includes everything you get in the Standard package, plus Azure Information Protection for advanced cybersecurity and Intune for secure device management.

Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Teams

Business Voice in Teams

Are you an SME in need of advanced, flexible and secure telephony systems? Business Voice in Teams allows your business to turn Microsoft Teams into a powerful telephone system. Existing in-house telephony systems are complicated and expensive, Business Voice in Teams is simple and cost-effective.

Set up your own paid and free phone numbers to share with customers and contacts. Help customers get transferred to the right department within seconds and host meetings with instant, advanced audio conferencing.

Defender for EndPoint

Defender for Endpoint is the latest generation on Endpoint Detection and Response tools from Microsoft – the next generation of Anti-Virus products. No-one else invests as much time and money into improving security than Microsoft.

Designed to work with the Microsoft Modern Desktop, Defender for Endpoint is the security solution and is recommended by multiple independent evaluation teams from Gartner and Forrester as well as many more. For more information, please visit the Defender for Endpoint product pages.

As a security focussed business, we have moved our Endpoint Security provision to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint as it offers increased security value over other solutions. Get in touch today to find out it can help protect your organisation.

Defender for EndPoint

Why Use

Why Use Optimising IT for Microsoft 365 Licensing

We offer award-winning, world-class expertise through our combined wealth of experience working with Microsoft as a partner and implementing their software solutions. We can assist your business with everything, from real-time collaboration and advanced cybersecurity, all the way to full managed IT services.

We’re a highly skilled IT services provider who creates long-lasting partnerships with our clients. Together, we can help your business thrive.
Together, we’re unstoppable.

Get in touch now to find out more about how we can help implement Microsoft 365 Licenses for your business and take your business to the next level.


FAQs: Learn More About Our FREE IT Reviews for Businesses

What types of Microsoft 365 licensing do you provide?

We are a Microsoft Direct Cloud Services provider with access to the full range of Microsoft cloud products and licensing. We can also provide access to the full suite of Microsoft Azure capabilities and provide a consolidated monthly bill.

How much do Microsoft 365 licenses cost?

Depending on your requirements for licenses and the services you want to use, costs for Microsoft 365 licensing range from £3.80 per month per user to over £100 per month per user. If you know what licenses you require, give us a call. We can offer competitive pricing and the best available support.

What Microsoft license do I need?

Great question! This depends very much on what you are looking to achieve. We can work with you to understand your requirements and advise on the appropriate license types for your business.

What is the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365?

Other than the name, nothing! Microsoft renamed all their Office 365 products under the Microsoft 365 banner to simplify the licensing naming convention. Most people still refer to the Microsoft 365 ecosystem as Office 365, as it’s been known as that for a very long time!

How do I get a quote for Microsoft licensing?

Give us a call, email us, fill out the contact form or use the instant chat feature on our website and we can get you a quote quickly!

Can I transfer my Office 365 licensing to you?

Yes! We can transfer your existing Microsoft 365 licenses to us. Are you currently paying by credit card? No problem. The process takes a little longer and can sometimes need to wait until renewal time. Our onboarding team can walk you through this process for a seamless move.

Why should I buy Microsoft 365 licensing from Optimising IT?

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we can offer not only excellent value on your Microsoft 365 licensing but also award-winning support and transformation services. We have also heard about some providers in the market only offering long-term contracts with minimum spend commitments or charging higher prices than retail for a short-term commitment! Purchasing your Microsoft 365 and Azure subscriptions through Optimising IT offers you:

  • Access to all available Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure licenses and subscriptions
  • A single point to consolidate billing
  • Monthly commitment to licenses — no long-term tie in
  • The best service in the business
  • A trusted supplier who can help you maximise the business benefit from the Microsoft 365 suite.