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Discover the features and benefits of Microsoft Office 365

Why Office 365?

How Office 365 Compares to the Competition

With Microsoft, you get all of the tools you need to get work done and build value—without cutting corners.

Don't settle for high deployment, management, and efficiency costs. Choose Microsoft for a familiar, sleek experience, more effective collaboration, and the flexibility to grow.

Modern User Experience

Modern User Experience

OpenOffice calls its own interface cumbersome and inefficient, while Office 365 delivers a sleek, intuitive user experience and the business tools you need.

Modern Effective Collaboration

Modern Effective Collaboration

Instead of restricting how, where, and when work gets done, Office 365 helps you ease sharing, enhance trust, and boost collaboration.

Flexibility to Grow

Flexibility to Grow

Don’t compromise on too much IT complexity and higher costs when you can get the tools you need today and the flexibility to grow in the future with Office 365.

Tech Data Cloud & Microsoft: Building a Profitable Cloud Practice with Office 365

Learn how to create connections that deliver continuous change and improvements for your customer, while building a strong and profitable relationship between your customer and you.

Migrating to O365

Case Studies:

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IT Solution Provider Grows Business with App Development on Windows 8
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Bea's Insurance Agency

Insurance Agency Streamlines Operations, Supports Future Growth with Online Tools
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Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Achieving the modern workplace: How Henkel moved more than 40,000 users from Office 2003 to Office 365 ProPlus in five months
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White Papers:

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Office 365 Features

Office 365 is cloud-based productivity, hosted by Microsoft.

Business-class email

Gain large, 50GB mailboxes that can send messages up to 25MB in size, with contacts shared calendars, and spam and malware protection that stays up to date. Built with Exchange email technology, the leading email solution for business around the world. Use your own custom domain for your professional email address, connect with Outlook for fully featured offline support, and access email via any modern web browser. Available on your PC or Mac, as well as Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, and Blackberry devices.

Online document storage and file sharing

Get unlimited cloud storage to backup and easily share files. Files are accessible from almost any device, also synchronized offline and available without an internet connection.

Online meetings

Hold scheduled or ad hoc online meetings for up to 250 participants, with screen sharing, audio and video, virtual whiteboards, polls, and shared notes. Partners and customers can fully participate through any HTML5 browser.

Technical support

Have confidence knowing that your Office 365 subscription comes with 24/7 technical support by a global network of experts, with 1 hour response time for critical, service impacting events.

Private social networking and collaboration

Set up a social network that helps your company stay connected, share information across teams, and make faster, more informed decisions.

Financially backed SLA

Get peace of mind knowing your services are available when you need them with a financially-backed 99.9% uptime service level agreement.

Office Applications

With Office 365, you get the latest Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and much more.

Office When and Where You Need It

Be productive whenever, wherever using the familiar Office apps. Access, edit, and share your files from any device so you can get work in the office and on the go, online and off.

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The Best and Latest Version of Office

Get familiar, best-in-class tools that are always up to date so you can deliver your best work. Updates are automatically synced to your Office apps so you’ll never have to install a new version of Office again.

All Your Work in One Place

Work together easily and securely in real-time with built-in sharing and storage in your Office apps. With 1TB of cloud storage you’ll have anywhere, anytime access to all your work.

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Need helping finding the Office 365 Plan that best fits the needs of your End Users?

Office 365 at Your Service

With Tech Data and Microsoft you now have the choice to offer Office 365 “Your Way”

Whether you want to control the billing, offer monthly recurring models or bundle in your own services, we offer you every purchasing option.

The Benefits of Microsoft CSP

Microsoft CSP not only helps partners grow their business, but the businesses of their customers. The CSP program helps resellers own the entire customer relationship in the following ways:

Own and control the billing

  • Provide customers with one consolidated bill, monthly or annually
  • Order from a wholesale price list, create unique offers, and set the price
  • Create financing options, such as spreading upfront costs over the fiscal year

Sell integrated offers and services

  • Introduce service offers across each stage of the customer lifecycle
  • Include your tools, products, or services in one integrated sales motion
  • Increase upsell opportunity with greater customer touch points

Provision, manage, and support

  • Directly provision and manage your customers’ tenant with in-product tools
  • Address customer technical support issues as admin-on-behalf
  • Drive customer satisfaction as the first point of contact

Migration Services

Tech Data’s world-class vendors can assist you with Office 365 migrations.

Automation for predicable, seamless and stress-free Office 365 Migrations.

Migration planner
A fast, easy-to-use sales assessment, planning and configuration application designed to help streamline the process for you and your customers.
Migration Sync
Keeps all critical pieces in sync, eliminates data migration risk and automatically adjusts if you changes the migration date.
Outlook Assistant
Works with Migration Sync to finalize the migration. Automatically sets up Outlook, performs local PST migrations and ensures a timely transfer of all company email data.
Migration Manager
Lets you easily track, monitor and take action on your in progress, saved and completed projects.

You can now experience the ease of data migration offered by MigrationWiz paired with the automated Outlook configuration features of DeploymentPro. Together, these two products provide a seamless migration for for SMBs or for enterprise migration projects.

You can now experience the ease of data migration offered by MigrationWiz paired with the automated Outlook configuration features of DeploymentPro. Together, these two products provide a seamless migration for for SMBs or for enterprise migration projects.

MigrationWiz is a cloud-based email and data migration solution that allows you to migrate from any source to any destination. All migrations are performed directly from your web browser through a single common user interface.

DeploymentPro is a cloud-based solution that allows you to manage your desktops directly from your web browser. With the power of the cloud combined with automation, our solution eliminates the need for you to visit every desktop physically and remote sessions with employees. DeploymentPro is a cost-effective way to manage your desktop regardless of size, version, geographic location, or status.

Support Services

Tech Data’s Office 365 CSP Support powered by Quatrro

Services for your IT Infrastructure

The Microsoft CSP Program through Tech Data Cloud offers Tier 1, 2 & 3 Partner support on all product offerings. This means you come direct to Tech Data to get immediate support and attention on your CSP needs. There are two different suites, Standard and Select, each offering a unique value to our partners.

Standard Suite

  • Tier 1, 2, & 3 Partner Support 24x7 via
    • Phone
    • Email
    • Chat
  • Secure Partner Support Ticketing Dashboard

Select Suite

  • Tier 1, 2, & 3 End-user Support 24x7 via
    • Phone
    • Email
    • Chat
  • Plus you get… Tier 1, 2, & 3 Partner Support 24x7 as described in the Standard Suite

Improve your sales, revenue and customer satisfaction by leveraging Office 365 Support Services for CSP!

Many Value Added Resellers (VARs) serving Small and Mid Sized Businesses (SMBs) are uncertain about how to successfully integrate cloud services into their business models. However, an increasing number of VAR’s are stepping into the cloud and thriving by integrating it with Microsoft’s newest cloud services, Office 365. Of late, partners have found ways to make Microsoft Office 365 a highly profitable part of their business by bundling the product with additional value and building robust support architecture.

  • Create and manage user accounts
  • Assign and manage licenses
  • Address user password reset/change requests
  • Setup and manage user roles
  • Setting up additional email domains, as required
  • Manage DNS records for Office365
  • Coordination with Microsoft for additional support
  • Generation of available reports on Office365portal
  • Address conferencing related issues web, audio and video
  • Configure Outlook with Skype Online
  • Manage external IM communication
  • Setup and manage meeting rooms
  • Manage custom Skype invites
  • Configure folder sync with OneDrive utility
  • Manage user and team site(s)
  • Manage Sharepoint site's user access
  • Manage document libraries and user assignment
  • Create and manage distribution lists and contacts
  • Create and manage resource mailboxes
  • Configure Outlook with Exchange Online
  • Guide users in configuring supported mobile devices with Active Sync
  • Manage mailbox rights
  • Manage mailbox quota and policies
  • Manage SPAM and quarantine settings
  • Manage email archival rules
  • Manage email journaling
  • Manage data loss prevention
  • Manage critical mailboxes legal hold
  • Manage email retention policies
  • Manage public folder and its accessibility

Get Authorized to Sell Office 365 CSP

Tech Data Authorization for the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program

Introduce your customers to the latest Microsoft cloud solutions and provide access to the technologies and applications they know and trust–without your customers incurring capital expenses or consuming human resources. Through Microsoft cloud services offerings, you can capture recurring subscription-based fees and deliver high-margin services that generate incremental revenue.

Become authorized for the Microsoft CSP program.

To become authorized email us at or call us at 800-237-8931 ext 82031

Download the Getting Started Packet for the Microsoft CSP Program.

Are you new to Tech Data and interested in becoming a Reseller?

We know how difficult it can be to stay ahead of the competition. We also know that being part of a committed team can carry you so much farther than you can go on your own. When you sign up as a reseller with Tech Data, you join a savvy community of solution providers who understand the business advantages that can be gained by leveraging our innovative credit and leasing programs; business-building IT training and certification programs; extensive technical support services; and scores of other business development programs.

Ready to discover why Tech Data is “The Difference in Distribution”? Our new, streamlined application process is designed to save you time and help us manage your request quickly and efficiently.

Office 365 in the cloud

Learn how to sell Office 365 to your customers quickly. Find the tools you need to get started in the CSP Quick Reference Guide.

Download the CSP Quick Reference Guide