Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365

Intelligent security, collaboration, and productivity tools.

Microsoft 365 is made up of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility and Security (EM+S). A powerhouse OS, a flexible suite of productivity tools, and an advanced intelligent security suite that will give you a unified solution. As great together as they are individually, you can mix and match Windows 10, Office 365 and EM+S to suit your needs.


Enterprise Mobility and Security (EM+S)

EM+S is an intelligent mobility management and security platform that aids productivity. It gives you a suite of tools that help you to proactively defend against breaches and effectively isolate incidents. While empowering your team to work in new and flexible ways. 

Office 365

All your favourite cloud-based productivity apps including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook. You can buy Office plans for enterprise; however, Office 365 business subscriptions are now known as Microsoft 365. If you want to develop solutions for Microsoft 365 talk to us about the Microsoft 365 Developer Program.

Windows 11

Designed for the world of hybrid working, Windows 11 is built on the same foundation as Windows 10. It now boasts improved UI features to make it easier to work across different screens and apps simultaneously. As well as deeper integration with favourite applications like Microsoft Teams.  

Microsoft 365 features

 Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps
Teamwork and communication
Host online meetings and video calls for up to 300 people with Microsoft Teams
Chat with your team from your desktop or on the go with Microsoft Teams
Bring together all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps so you can easily connect and collaborate from one place with Microsoft Teams
Create team sites to share information, content, and files throughout your intranet using SharePoint
Join meetings on the go with a dial-in number using Audio Conferencing Add-onAdd-onAdd-on
Host webinars that include attendee registration pages, email confirmations, and reporting
Web and mobile version of Office apps
Web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote

Plus web version of Outlook

Plus web version of Outlook

Plus web version of Outlook
Always up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote for iOS and Android on up to 5 mobile devices and 5 tablets

Plus Outlook

Plus Outlook

Plus Outlook
Real-time co-authoring so multiple users can work in the same document, simultaneously
Email and calendaring
Email hosting with 50 GB mailbox
Use your own custom domain name (for example,
Business-class email on mobile devices, tablets, desktops, and the web with Exchange
Manage your calendar, share available meeting times, schedule meetings, and get reminders
Schedule meetings and respond to invitations with ease using shared calendars
Set up new user emails, restore deleted accounts, create custom scripts, and more from anywhere
File storage and sharing
1 TB of OneDrive storage for file storage and sharing
Work on a file and save it directly to OneDrive or SharePoint; your changes are updated across your synced devices

OneDrive only
Share files with external contacts by providing access or guest links
Securely share documents and send emails so only those with the right permissions can access the information
Access and sync files on PC or Mac and mobile devices
Security and compliance
Protect your email against spam, malware, and known threats with Exchange Online Protection
Meets key international, regional, and industry-specific standards and terms, with more than 1,000 security and privacy controls
Control who and when someone has access to your business information with security groups and custom permissions
Create password policies that require users to reset their passwords after a specified number of days.
Tools to build and manage your business
Gather feedback from your customers and employees with Microsoft Forms
Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams
Track information and work that matters most to your team with Microsoft Lists
Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings
Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and Mac
Fully installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote for Windows or Mac (plus Access and Publisher for PC only). Each user can install the Office apps on up to 5 PCs or Macs
Advanced threat protection
Help protect against sophisticated threats hidden in email attachments and links, and get cutting-edge defences against zero-day threats, ransomware, and other advanced malware attempts with Microsoft Defender for Office 365
Remotely wipe company data from lost or stolen devices with selective wipe from Intune
Restrict the copying or saving of company information to unauthorized apps and locations with app protection for Office mobile apps
Control who has access to company information by applying restrictions like do not copy and do not forward with Information Rights Management
Apply policies that provide pre-breach threat resistance in Windows 11 and Windows 10 with attack surface reduction and exploit protection capabilities
Enforce malware protection to help keep your Windows 11 and Windows 10 devices safe from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software with Microsoft Defender Antivirus
Enable unlimited cloud archive and long-term preservation policies to ensure you never lose an email with Exchange Online Archiving
PC and mobile device management
Configure security features and settings on Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices running iOS or Android® with an easy-to-use setup wizard
Use simplified controls to manage policies applied to Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCs
Automatically deploy the Office apps to Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCs
Configure your PCs to automatically install Office, Windows 11 and Windows 10 updates
Apply security policies to protect business data on all your devices, including iOS, Android®, and Windows PCs with mobile device management from Intune

Developing for Microsoft 365

Developing extensions for Microsoft 365 has never been easier. When you join the Microsoft 365 Developer Program you get access to a free Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription, which includes 25 user licences.   

If you need an Azure or Visual Studio subscription to support your development, talk to us.  

Make the most out of Microsoft 365

How to buy Microsoft 365

Buy Microsoft 365 on GMCirrus

You can buy Microsoft 365 and ad-on applications via Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme. 

We are a Microsoft Direct and Indirect CSP and offer three partner programmes to suit different Go-To-Market models. Whether you want to buy Microsoft 365 for your own use, to use as part of our own application development, or to sell straight onto your end customers – we can help.  

Our Microsoft Partner Programmes offer a much easier way to buy Microsoft licences. They also come with value-added benefits like discounted training and workshops, technical and commercial support.  

Why Buy Microsoft 365 from Grey Matter?

Grey Matter is a long-standing Microsoft Gold Partner and Direct and Indirect Cloud Solution Provider.  

We hold the Microsoft Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency at Gold level, demonstrating our specialism selling and deploying Microsoft 365.  

Talk to us if you want:

  • Advice on which Microsoft 365 subscription will best help you achieve your business goals
  • Support adopting Microsoft 365 and deploying according to best practice
  • Help taking your Microsoft 365 extension(s) to market
  • Support getting set up as a Microsoft Indirect Reseller

Microsoft 365 services

Want to try Microsoft 365 before you buy? We’ve created our Microsoft 365 Discovery Workshop to help you do just that. We’ll walk you through a detailed demo of a Microsoft 365 E5 environment and help you understand where its capabilities can be aligned to you achieving your business goals.  

If already have a Microsoft 365 subscription and want to make sure that it’s still meeting your needs, ask us about our Microsoft 365 Health Check.  

  • Microsoft 365 Discovery Workshop
  • Microsoft 365 Health Check

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