Microsoft Office 365 set up and support

Microsoft Office 365 is a IT subscription service paid monthly direct to Microsoft, prices ranging from £4 - £13.50 per person per month. Alpine can help you make the move to the cloud and set up Microsoft Office 365 and provide you with IT support going forward.

Office 365 is cloud based and replaces in house IT systems. Microsoft host your email using the latest version of Microsoft Exchange, eliminating the need for capital expenditure on replacement server hardware and server software whilst staying on the right side of compliance and licensing. This is enterprise level server service suitable for companies ranging from 1 to 10,000, giving SME companies an even level playing field with large corporations. 99.9% Microsoft financially guaranteed up time agreement, means you no longer need to worry about your server IT systems going down and all for an unbelievably reasonable and predictable monthly fee.

Microsoft Office 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office Web Apps with a set of web-enabled tools that are easy to learn and use, that work with or replace your existing server hardware and that come backed by the robust security, reliability and control you need to run  and support your business.

Get affordable, highly secure, pay-as-you-go productivity services. Review the details below to choose the correct plan to purchase or trial.

Remote working - work from virtually anywhere

Powered by Microsoft Exchange Online. Office 365 gives you access to email, calendar and contacts from virtually anywhere, at any time, on desktops, laptops and mobile devices* - while it helps to protect and support against viruses and spam.

Work from almost anywhere and get automatically updated email, calendar and contacts on the devices you use most, including PCs, Macintosh computers, iPhone, Android phones, Blackberry smartphones, Windows Mobile and Windows Phones*.

Easy-to-manage email
Get professional, easy-to-manage email. Office 365 provides each user with a 25-gigabyte (GB) mailbox and lets them send email messages up to 25 megabytes (MB).

Connect with Microsoft Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2007 (pc) plus Outlook 2011 for mac and use all of the rich Outlook functionality you already know and use, whether you are connected to the Internet at home or in the office or you are working offline. With internet access, your Outlook will be always on and will just work, without the need for connection to the office, making remote working very easy.

Simplify scheduling
Easily schedule meetings by sharing calendars and viewing them side by side, so you can see your colleagues' availability and suggested meeting times from your calendar.

From nearly any web browser while you keep the rich, familiar Outlook experience with Microsoft Outlook Web App, you can access your;

  • email
  • calendar
  • contacts

Business-class security
Help protect your organisation from spam and viruses with Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange, which includes multiple filters and virus-scanning engines. Cost saving on current IT systems for anti-spam and exchange anti-virus.

*Access from mobile devices requires Wi-Fi capability or depends on carrier network availability.

Powered by Microsoft SharePoint Online

Share files and documents
Share large files both inside and outside your organisation with a password-protected website.

Office Web Apps are convenient online companions to Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote that offer you an easy way to access, view, and edit documents directly in your web browser.

Edit together
Simultaneously edit Excel spreadsheets and OneNote notebooks with others in real time, and see exactly who is editing and viewing your documents.

Enjoy mobile access
Easily access and view files from your mobile device in high fidelity.

Consistent formatting from desktop to web
Ensure that viewers see files with consistent formatting when they move between Office Web Apps and desktop Office applications.

Office 365 enables you to access and share documents and insights, contacts, calendars and tasks in a single location and from a shared computer or smartphone.

Collaborate with SharePoint
Open and save files stored on SharePoint directly from Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Access documents in SharePoint from your mobile device.

Professional design for your business
Easily design and maintain a professional-looking public website with simple, user-friendly tools.

The power of Microsoft Access
Manage, share and edit your inventory, product catalogues, customer records, or any other Microsoft Access databases online with Access Services.

Online meetings
Powered by Microsoft Lync Online

Microsoft Lync Online helps you find and quickly connect with the right person through instant messaging (IM), Lync video calls, or online meetings from within the Office applications you already use every day.

Connect from virtually anywhere
Find and connect with friends or peers from virtually anywhere through rich presence, instant messaging (IM), PC-to-PC audio/video calls and online meetings. Use the presence indicator to see when colleagues, partners and suppliers are online and available.

Online meetings
Conduct rich online meetings-including audio, video and web conferencing - with people both inside and outside of your business.

Share your desktop and more
Share your desktop, online whiteboards and presentations with colleagues and partners inside and outside of your organisation.

Click to communicate
Use click-to-communicate functionality with other users of Office 365, Windows Live and Windows Live Messenger.

Uptime - Business-class security and reliability
Office 365 is built from the ground up for reliability, availability and performance. Our proven service is powered by the same Microsoft email and collaboration products that businesses of all sizes have been using for decades.

Financially backed guarantee
Office 365 is designed to deliver reliability, availability and performance with a guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially backed service level agreement (SLA).

Safeguard your data
Office 365 helps safeguard your critical data with geo-redundant, enterprise-grade reliability and disaster recovery with multiple datacenters and automatic failovers and a strict privacy policy.

Protect your email
The most current antivirus and anti-spam solutions help protect your email 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What's Included?

Is the Office 365 for professionals and small businesses (Plan P1) right for your organisation?

Microsoft Office 365 for professionals and small businesses is a £4 per user/per month subscription service that lets you access your email, important documents, contacts, and calendar from virtually anywhere on almost any device*.

This service plan is designed for up to 25 employees who want:

  • A solution without dedicated IT staff
  • Essential email, calendar, and website services
  • Free online community support
  • Month-to-month subscription

Does your business need the Office 365 for midsize businesses and enterprises (Plan E Family up to £13.50 per per/per month?

This service plan is great for any size organization that wants:

  • Advanced IT configuration and control
  • Office Professional Plus (most up to date Microsoft Office Suite on pay monthly subscription), Active Directory or advanced Archiving
  • 24x7 IT Administrator support
  • Choice between monthly and annual contracts

Plans for Kiosk Workers (Plan K) are designed for employees such as 'deskless' workers, shift workers or retail store employees who use shared PCs.

Contact us to discuss your requirements.