Understand the Microsoft 365 basics and see why more

organisations are making the switch

Microsoft 365: the basics

Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that bundles all the apps and services of Office 365 with Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) and Windows 10 in a single package.

Microsoft 365 gives organisations a full range of enterprise class collaboration capabilities and advanced security measures at a lower cost than purchasing solutions separately.

Secure powerful benefits for business

The complete modern workplace solution, Microsoft 365 delivers on the key challenges modern workplaces face today.

Increased productivity

With integrated collaboration tools and anywhere, anytime access.

Simplified device management

With full and secure workflow portability across devices and locations.

Intelligent security

With always up-to-date protection for employees, data and customer information.

Streamlined workflows

Ensuring teams have the information they need to keep business moving forward.

Cost savings

Through a total cloud solution that minimises the need for third party services.

What’s inside Office 365?

Office 365 is a suite of productivity tools and services that includes powerful communication and

collaboration features. These include all the familiar Office applications, as well

as new updates that can replace disjointed apps and services subscribed to

from third parties.

Office apps






Enjoy total protection everywhere with Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS)

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) is an intelligent mobility management platform that empowers employees and teams to collaborate flexibly and productively across locations without compromising on security.

EMS solutions combine identity and access management, data security, cyberthreat protection and cloud and app security to ensure that identities and data are safe – at the office, in the cloud, and on the road.

Learn more about security with Microsoft 365

Move into a new era of always-on security with the most secure Windows ever

Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest – and reputedly last – operating system. It offers built-in security and malware protection, advanced management features and remote capabilities that save time and costs associated with device set ups and upgrades.

Regular Windows 10 updates, patches and improvements are delivered on a continual basis. This means employee devices stay up to date and secure at no additional cost and the need for operating system lifecycle support is minimised.

See how Microsoft 365 can secure value for your business

Is Microsoft 365 right for your business?

While mobility and cloud-based services are making modern workplaces more productive than

ever, rapid changes in the IT ecosystem and issues such as GDPR can present huge challenges

for organisations of all sizes and types. That is why many are switching to Microsoft 365.

Compare Microsoft versions to find the one that best matches your needs.

Microsoft 365 Business

Designed for small to medium-sized businesses (up to 300 users).

Microsoft 365 Enterprise

Designed for large organizations.

Microsoft 365 Education

Designed for educators and students.

How ALSO can help build your modern workplace

With Microsoft 365 you get a complete modern workplace solution – and when you purchase from or partner with ALSO, you also get access to unlimited expert support.


ALSO can help scope and plan Microsoft 365 implementation regardless for all sizes and types of organization.


ALSO offers full support for migration and can mobilise dedicated teams in time-pressured situations.


ALSO provides expert guidance on Microsoft licensing to ensure the most cost- effective plan.

Popular tools and resources for Microsoft 365

Download center

Access useful Microsoft 365 resources and tools.

eLearning courses

Visit the ALSO Academy for free Microsoft training delivered by experts.

ROI calculator

See what Microsoft 365 can do for your business and bottom line.

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Customer cases

See how other businesses are benefitting from Microsoft 365.