Microsoft Software and Licensing

In order for your staff to be able to carry out their roles within the workplace, it is likely that they will rely on software to be able to do this, with Microsoft software often being the main requirement.

Microsoft software can be very complex to licence, in order to ensure you have the right software as well as ensuring it is legally licensed. Whilst Microsoft’s Licensing model is designed to provide its customers with flexibility and options to fit all company needs and budgets, it can catch you out in costly ways. Implementing the right solution requires guidance.

As a Microsoft Competency Partner we can advise, supply and install a wide range of Microsoft Software. Our Microsoft licensing specialists have the knowledge to advise on what Microsoft applications will best suit your users and for administering your network.

Our licensing team are qualified to Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) status, which means we have the expertise to advise on which Microsoft licensing agreement best suits the needs of your business.

In addition this with are an Microsoft Authorised Education Reseller, which means we can provide licensing for charities, educational institutions and government.

We can supply and install the following Microsoft software products:

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office provides a suite of desktop applications including; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher. Microsoft is available in several different editions including; Home and Student, Home and Business, Professional and more. In addition to this Professional Plus and Standard versions are available on Volume and Open licensing schemes.

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a hosted, online version of the traditional installed Office software. It gives you access to Office 365 using any device, anywhere with an internet connection. It is a subscription based plan that include access to Office applications plus other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet (cloud services). The Office 365 plans that are online-only are a great choice for certain business needs, and they are designed to work with the latest version of Office, Office 2013, and Office 2011 for Mac.

Microsoft Office for Mac

Microsoft Office for Mac is a suite of desktop productivity applications that are designed to work specifically with the Macintosh operating system. Microsoft Office for Mac provides Mac users with applications for creating effective documents, sharing ideas with other users on Mac computers or Windows-based computers, and managing information efficiently. The Office 365 subscription plans are also available to Mac users.

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 is the current release of the Windows operating system, produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, tablets, and home theatre PCs. Windows 10 shares a lot of the features introduced with Windows 8, but has brought back the Start Menu and introduces the new Microsoft Edge browser. Windows 10 is available in five main editions for personal computer devices, including Home and Student, Home and Business and also Professional.

Exchange Server

Microsoft Exchange Server is a mail server, calendar, software and contact manager developed by Microsoft. Exchanges’ major features consist of electronic mail, calendaring, contacts and tasks; support for mobile and web-based access to information; and support for data storage. Microsoft designed Exchange Server to give users access to the messaging platform on smartphones, tablets, desktops and web-based systems.

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS), allows a user that allows a user to take control of a remote computer or virtual machine over a network connection. Remote Desktop Services is Microsoft’s implementation of thin-client terminal server computing, where Windows applications, or even the entire desktop of the computer running remote desktop services, are made accessible to a remote client machine.

Project Server

Microsoft Office Project Server is a flexible on-premises solution for project portfolio management and everyday work. Project Server is built on Microsoft SharePoint Server, bringing together powerful business collaboration platform services with structured execution capabilities to provide flexible work management solutions. Project Server 2016 enables team members, project participants, and business decision makers to get started quickly, prioritise project portfolio investments, and deliver the intended business value from virtually anywhere.

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server helps your organisation manage any data, any place, any time. It delivers a rich set of integrated services that enable you to do more with your data such as query, search, synchronise, report and analyse. Data can be stored and accessed in the largest servers within the data centre all the way down to desktops and mobile devices, enabling you to have control over your data no matter where it is stored.

Microsoft Windows Server

Microsoft Windows Server is a server operating system. It allows businesses to develop, deliver, and manage rich user experiences and applications, provide a highly secure network infrastructure, and increase technological efficiency and value within your organisation. Windows servers are more powerful versions of their desktop operating system counterparts and are designed to more efficiently handle corporate networking, Internet/intranet hosting, databases, enterprise-scale messaging and similar functions.

Microsoft Windows Server Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server Essentials (formerly Windows Small Business Server or SBS) is an ideal Server for small businesses. It provides a powerful and flexible solution that helps protect your business data while allowing you to access information you need from virtually anywhere by using almost any device. It designed for running network infrastructure of small and midsize businesses having no more than 25 users or 50 devices.

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint allows you to share you work and work with other, organise projects and teams and discover people and information. You can publish content to SharePoint from any Office application and share with people inside and outside your business. SharePoint is used by companies for intranets, extranets, websites, document management, employee collaboration, process automation and more; all centralised through one comprehensive program.

The Next Step…

Our team of Microsoft licensing consultants can guide you and advise on the best Microsoft Software solutions for your business. We can also deploy Microsoft certified engineers to implement, install and provide support on the full portfolio of Microsoft software.

Our experienced team can ensure that you get the most from your investment whilst reducing your overall costs, contact a member of our team on 01392 824 022 or email

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