Microsoft 365 & CDW
CDW has partnered with Microsoft to offer a suite of complementary solutions for the business or enterprise, including signature support, rapid migration and round-the-clock support to help you get the most from Microsoft 365.
All Microsoft 365 Plans come with Support from CDW:
Included cdw support features.
√ Level 1-3 24x7x365 US-based Technical Support
√ Dedicated Account Manager
√ Personalized billing
√ Provisioning assistance
√ Online self-service portal
√ Partner pricing
√ Onboarding services
√ Quarterly M365 Webinars
CDW Services Add Ons
√ CDW Managed Unlimited Cloud Backup
√ CDW Managed Unlimited Cloud Backup & Migration Services
√ CDW Technology Support
√ Admin and user training powered by BrainStorm
√ SecureScore Review
For discounted pricing and advice on maximizing your 365 footprint, please reach to your CDW Account Manager or call 800.800.4239 for more information.
Microsoft 365 from cdw plans and tiers of service.
Microsoft 365 from CDW includes valuable services that accelerate your deployment, improve management and security of user identities and devices, and provide better protection of your data and devices. Pick the level of service that's right for you. 1
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M365 For Business & M365 Apps for Business
Starting at, user/month msrp with annual commit, m365 business basic.
- Best for businesses that need Microsoft Teams and cloud storage
M365 Business Standard
- Best for businesses that need business email, Office apps and other business services on PC, Mac or mobile
- Includes Microsoft Teams for easy remote working
M365 Business Premium
- Combines the best-in-class productivity tools in M365 Business Standard like Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams with a comprehensive security solution that helps protect your business against advanced threats.
M365 Apps for Business
- Get productivity tools like Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams with a comprehensive security solution that helps protect your business against advanced threats.
M365 for Enterprise & M365 Apps for Enterprise
M365 enterprise f3.
- Connect with your firstline workers through purpose-built tools and resources that allow them to do their best work.
M365 Enterprise E3
- Access core products and features within Microsoft 365 to enhance workplace productivity and drive innovation, securely.
M365 Enterprise E5
- Access the latest products and features within M365, including advanced threat protection, security and collaboration tools.
M365 Apps for Enterprise
- Empower firstline workers to be creative and work together securely.
O365 Enterprise Plan E1
- Office apps plus easy to use tools and services
O365 Enterprise Plan E3
- Office apps plus cloud-based file storage and sharing.
O365 Enterprise Plan E5
- Bi-annual service assessment meetings with administrators and 24/7/365 support
Best-in-Class Solutions with Best-in-Class Support
Microsoft 365 keeps company data secure while ensuring employees stay productive, whether in the office or working remotely.
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Microsoft 365 Security and Identity Protection
Make secure deployment effortless. CDW can help reduce risk for your organization as you orchestrate the right Microsoft solution for you.
Teams Voice Workshop
Get a modern voice solution with Microsoft Teams and get better operational efficiency and reliability. Learn how to get the most from Teams with CDW.
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Microsoft 365 helps customers do more with less
The new Do More with Less for SMBs campaign resources will help you pitch Microsoft 365 and grow your business. And eligible customers can receive 16 percent off the NCE monthly commitment price (restrictions apply). Check out the promo details and campaign resources.
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Be among the first 100 partners to fulfill eligibility requirements for sales of Defender for Business and you’ll receive a tailored training experience with Microsoft engineering and product marketing experts in Mallorca, Spain, May 16-19, 2023.
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Create managed services offerings around remote access, productivity, and security that can deliver an ongoing revenue stream and profitability. And learn how you can earn the accelerator incentive.
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Take advantage of new offerings to help you drive business and make more money. Here are three ways to start now.
Host a Microsoft SMB workshop to acquire new customers and upsell existing customers
Grow your funnel by hosting workshops for customers. Leverage SMB workshop content and co-op marketing funds to deliver the workshops to customers and prospects.
Get a head start with the Microsoft 365 SMB Masters Program
Accelerate your SMB practice by learning how to drive profitability with Microsoft 365, integrated service offerings, and management value.
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Microsoft Teams Essentials is designed for small businesses. Available as a standalone app, it enables the full Microsoft Teams experience—including meetings, persistent chat, storage, and collaboration—for organizations with up to 300 people. And at $4 per user per month, your customers pay significantly less than they would for competitive paid offerings.
Empower remote work for SMB customers with the teamwork capabilities of Microsoft 365
Helping employees be productive, collaborate effectively and stay connected from wherever they work.
New Teams Sales Assets and Tips & Tricks Videos
These assets will help you start a Teams productivity conversation with SMB customers. Download the sales conversation guide, customer-ready flyer, and tips & tricks videos.
Get SMB customers on Microsoft 365 for business
Use these assets to help your customers realize the benefits of moving to a cloud-based, secure productivity and collaboration solution.
Microsoft 365 SMB Sales Fundamentals – New sessions available
In this 3-part training series, you will learn how to expand your practice areas in teamwork, security, and meetings and calling to help you become more profitable.
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Develop technical skills and learn how to deploy Teams, meetings and calling, security, and phone systems with step-by-step guidance and simulated hands-on demo videos.
Secure, cloud-based productivity and collaboration
Many SMB customers have not yet moved to a cloud-based productivity and collaboration solution. They may be using desktop software or free apps that don’t provide robust features and leave them vulnerable to security threats. Learn how to show customers the benefits of a Microsoft 365 cloud solution.
Microsoft 365 business voice partner playbook.
The Microsoft 365 Business Voice Partner Playbook provides practical guidance for partners about how to build a profitable managed services practice.
Microsoft 365 Business Premium Partner Playbook
Resources to help you create profitable managed-services offerings and deliver remote access, productivity, and security solutions with Microsoft 365 Business Premium.
Microsoft 365 CSP Offers – extended to December 31
Help your customers reduce costs and land new opportunities with the Microsoft 365 Audio Conferencing Promo and Business Voice Promo. To help you continue the momentum, these offers have been extended through December 31, 2021.
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Security and peace of mind for your customers’ remote work scenarios.
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Microsoft 365 Education
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Microsoft 365 is available in a variety of plans to best meet the needs of your organization. If you're looking for the differences between the Microsoft 365 and Office 365 Education plans, this article will show you which features are included in each of them.
Microsoft 365 provides a complete system, including Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility and Security. The following table lists the Office 365 for Education A1, A3, and A5 features along with the corresponding Microsoft 365 for Education A3 and A5 features. For specific information about pricing and features, see Office 365 Education plans . To compare features across business and enterprise plans, see Compare Microsoft 365 for business plans , or, for a more detailed list of features, see the relevant service description under Microsoft 365 and Office 365 service descriptions . To search for support articles and information, see Office Help & Training .
Services and features
Each Microsoft 365 Education plan includes a number of individual services, such as Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. The following table shows the services that are available in each Office 365 and Microsoft 365 plan so that you can choose the solution that best meets your needs. To review services and features in greater detail, see the Office 365 Education service description.
1 Includes Exchange Online Plan 1 plus supplemental features. 2 Includes Exchange Online Plan 2. 3 Includes SharePoint Online Plan 1 plus supplemental features. 4 Includes SharePoint Online Plan 2. 5 Microsoft Project is not included in Office 365 but can be acquired separately. Project Online Essentials is free. If you are a student or an educational institution, you may be eligible to purchase Project Plan 3 and Plan 5 at educational prices. 6 Includes Intune. 7 Servers and CALs are included for Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. 8 ECAL or Core CAL, depending on the version of A3 that is purchased—with A5, the ECAL rights are included. 9 Microsoft 365 Apps is required in order to apply protections and send protected emails from the Outlook Desktop. 10 Formerly Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection. 11 Formerly Azure Advanced Threat Protection. 12 Formerly Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection. 13 Universal Print included in Windows Education A3 and A5. 14 0 (zero) Print-job included. 15 Viva Learning is available as a paid add-on to Office 365 and Microsoft 365 A1, A3, and A5 for Faculty. 16 It is not available for Students or in Student Use Benefits. 17 Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 2 is not available with Office 365 A3 Student Use Benefit.
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1 Includes Exchange Online Plan 1 plus supplemental features. 2 Includes Exchange Online Plan 2. 3 Includes SharePoint Online Plan 1 plus supplemental features. 4 Includes SharePoint Online Plan 2. 5 Microsoft Project is not included in Office 365 but can be acquired separately. Project Online Essentials is free.
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