Get 15% off Office 365 and Microsoft 365 for your new SMB customers

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners! If you work with SMB customers, I want to make sure you’re aware of a recent offer that was just announced.  Microsoft is offering 15% off the first year of Office 365 Business Premium and Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions to new U.S. customers when transacted via the Cloud Solution…


New business apps in Office 365 Business Premium

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! In case you missed the announcement from a few weeks back, I wanted to highlight that Microsoft recently released in Preview three new business apps that can give your current and prospective small business customers the tools they need to better manage and grow their businesses. Microsoft Connections….


Office 365 Things You Need to Know: Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run

We are at an interesting time in the world of Office 365, a time of transition. We have SKUs like Small Business Premium and MidSize Business retiring. We have a new Office version with the launch of Office 2016 on September 22nd. We have announced a new SKU, the anticipated E5 offering which adds a…


Transitioning away from Office 365 Small Business Premium requires an Office client reinstallation

Woody Walton Office 365 Small Business Premium was a great price value for SMBs.  As we see the product sunset over the next several months the transition to “New” Business Plans (Business Premium for instance) may create some situations you have not anticipated.  The same would also be true of moving to the Enterprise Plans…


Moving from Office 365 Enterprise E3 to Office 365 Business Premium

Q: (from Greg) Clarify the transition plan – if moving from E3 to Business Premium, what happens to Access and Lync? Does the customer need to uninstall and reinstall Office? Will they be rendered useless?   A: To see the differences between the Office productivity suite included with Office 365 Business and Office 365 ProPlus:…