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Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office 365)


Microsoft 365 has all the core Microsoft Office applications—Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook—but today’s Microsoft 365 is so much more, including Teams, OneDrive for Business, Yammer, SharePoint, and OneNote, as well as advanced services such as Delve, Power BI, Sway, Planner, Stream, Forms, and Flow.

With a modern, optimized user experience from any device—always with the most up-to-date applications and no upgrades required—Microsoft 365 is more powerful than ever before, promoting productivity and quality through improved communication and collaboration. 

All Microsoft 365 and Office 365 services are available with a 99.9% uptime, financially backed service guarantee from Microsoft.

Empower All to Be Creative and Work Together 

  • Always up-to-date 

  • Automatic updates with the latest product ​versions ​at no additional cost

  • Work on-the-go 

  • Work anytime, anywhere on your favorite device with a internet connection 

  • Keep your data safe 

  • Built-in security features to keep your precious data ​safe in the cloud


Everything You Need for Productivity with Microsoft 365

Deployment Choices to Fit Any Need

You can use locally installed Microsoft 365 or run the online versions of each of the applications. Each user is given access to Office application tools using their Active Directory credentials. From this portal, they can access email, contacts, and calendars, and create and edit documents online using applications as needed—anytime and from anywhere, on any device.

Support That’s Easily Managed by Admins

Microsoft 365 support is managed within the “Admin Center.” Admins can add or remove users, grant licenses, manage groups and billing information, submit support requests directly to Microsoft, manage and update your organization’s security settings, view meaningful user reports and statistics, check reports on security and compliance, and monitor the health dashboard to see how Microsoft 365 applications and connectivity are performing.


Microsoft understands how critical these applications are for running your business, so they offer a 99.9% up-time guarantee. Unlike other cloud-based services, this guaranteed is not factored out over the year; if the cloud is down more than 0.1% in a month, Microsoft will credit your account automatically.

Flexible Plans and Licensing Options 

With one valid enterprise license, each user gets 15 licenses, allowing them to install Microsoft 365 in Five Phones, 5 Tablets, and 5 PCs or Macs. These devices can be managed by the user or admin. The different packages offered for Microsoft 365 are Basic, Standard, and Premium.

Microsoft 365 Basic Includes business email and other business services on PC, Mac, or mobile.
Desktop Office apps not included. 
Microsoft 365 Standard Includes business email, Office apps, and other business services on PC, Mac, or mobile. Includes desktop versions of Office apps.
Microsoft 365 Premium Includes business email, Office apps, cloud file storage and sharing on PC, Mac, or mobile. Includes desktop versions of Office apps as well as advanced threat protection and PC/mobile device management.


Microsoft 365 Business Plans: Basic, Standard, Premium

Microsoft 365 U.S. Pricing

Microsoft 365
Business Basic

$5.00 USD user/month

(annual commitment)

Microsoft 365
Business Standard

$12.50 USD user/month 

(annual commitment)

Microsoft 365 
Business Premium

$20.00 USD user/month

(annual commitment)


Microsoft 365 Canadian Pricing

Microsoft 365
Business Basic

$6.40 CAD user/month

(annual commitment)

Microsoft 365 
Business Standard

$16.00 CAD user/month 

(annual commitment)

Microsoft 365
Business Premium

$25.60 CAD user/month

(annual commitment)


Fast, Easy Installation On Any Device

Installing Office 365 on a home PC is simple: the user logs into the portal, clicks “Install Office Apps,” and selects Office from the list. Once Office 365 is installed, the user has instant access to all organization shared content and files. The installation link can also be sent via email or text to phones and tablets from the same portal and tab. Once clicked, all Office applications download, immediately allowing access to emails, shared content, and files from work.

Real-time Collaboration for Increased Productivity

Sharing with other users is a powerful Microsoft 365 online feature, promoting real-time productive collaboration and convenience. All the applications were designed to allow sharing documents internally and externally. Users can work on documents live while viewing their colleague’s edits and collaboration. Simply click on the “Share” button and enter the name or email address of the person you’re sharing with. You can also send them a copy of the link or an Outlook email.

Award-Winning Security and Reliability

Microsoft 365’s built-in, award-winning security was architected to prevent business disruption and data loss, keeping you powering ahead. Extra security measures in addition to malware and spam filtering, such as data loss prevention, multi-factor authentication, advanced threat protection, Safe Links, log-in auditing, and monitoring threats from a clean, elegant dashboard, are all included with every Office 365 license. Much more secure and reliable than on premises, Office 365 is hosted in the cloud using Microsoft Azure, relieving you from maintaining data center requirements. Microsoft patches servers automatically, taking the responsibility off the shoulders of your IT team. In addition, Active Directory is synched from your on-premises servers to Azure and is available even if your on-premises Active Directory is unreachable. No more need for redundancy in your on-premises environment! 

More Storage Capacity—Without Burdening IT Resources

Microsoft 365 offers plenty of storage capacity for files with OneDrive, which provides up to 5TB of storage per user, depending on the Enterprise license. Your IT staff will be happy too; they no longer have to manage storage space locally. If a user’s account is intentionally disabled, all files are automatically archived or removed after 30 days. Files can be dragged and dropped to OneDrive and accessed from your other devices, and your OneDrive automatically syncs your files and changes to all your other devices, including deletions. No more saving and reconciling multiple versions of files!

Software Updates Automatically Downloaded and Installed

Updates no longer need to be installed in each machine or pushed out using Group Policy, system configuration manager, or similar management tools. All Microsoft 365 updates are automatically downloaded and installed, just like Windows updates.

As an Admin, you can choose to set up users on a standard release or on a targeted release. A standard release is usually a few months behind targeted release. Most companies set up all users on standard release and IT staff on targeted release, so they can test new features before general roll out to the rest of the organization. Either way, all applications stay current without intervention, or users can continue to run all Microsoft 365 applications while updates are installing in the background.

With on-premises file storage and exchange servers, everything must be maintained by the IT team. Shared file locations, email distribution lists, archiving, and security groups must be created and maintained. With Office 365, all this functionally can be self-managed by users, which is convenient for everyone and reduces user requests. Users can create groups, assign members, and set up teams.

Take Better Advantage of Your Microsoft Subscriptions: Make ArcherPoint Your Cloud Service Provider

Maintaining all your Microsoft licensing with one partner simplifies both management of licenses and support. As a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), ArcherPoint has the experience and expertise in each critical area to ensure you get a level of support you won’t find elsewhere. There’s no change to your services or existing subscriptions and no extra cost, but you do get these benefits:

  • Quarterly scans & regular check-ins for Microsoft (Office) 365
  • 24/7 support for your systems and licensing 
  • Expert guidance navigating the cloud 
  • Training options 
  • License audits to ensure you have the best plan for your business 
  • Options for subscription licensing 
  • Simplified invoicing from one partner 
  • Portal access to view and manage all your Microsoft license accounts

Signing up is easy! Just click the button below and be sure to have Global Admin access to your subscriptions.


Contact ArcherPoint for more information or assistance with your Microsoft 365 deployment and management, and learn more about our Azure and Microsoft 365 cloud support plans