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Microsoft 365 Remote Help promotion

Until April 30, 2023, a promotion on Microsoft 365 Remote Help is available. It offers a 50% discount to new and existing Remote Help customers worldwide. Remote Help enables secure and cloud-based helpdesk-to-user connections for Windows (available now) and Android (coming soon). It works with Intune and enables your information

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Microsoft 365 Teams Phone Mobile

Effective November 1, 2022, Microsoft Operator Connect Mobile for Microsoft Teams has been renamed Microsoft 365 Teams Phone Mobile. Teams Phone Mobile is another option for providing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) connectivity with Microsoft Teams and Phone System. With Teams Phone Mobile, a user’s SIM-enabled phone number is also

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Microsoft 365 Advanced Data Residency available

Effective November 1, 2022, Microsoft 365 Advanced Data Residency (ADR) is available. This add-on is designed to give regulated commercial and public sector customers of Microsoft 365 additional assurances that help in their compliance with data residency laws, regulations, and industry standards. With ADR, enterprise customers can best address their

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Microsoft Office is becoming Microsoft 365

Effective November 1, 2022, the new Microsoft 365 App will replace Effective January 1, 2023, the new Microsoft 365 App will also replace the Office mobile app and the Office app for Windows. The “traditional” perpetual licenses for Office 2021 stay branded as Office at this time. There are

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Microsoft 365 Do More with Less promotion

From September 1, 2022, until June 30, 2023, the Microsoft 365 Do More with Less promotion offers a 16.67% discount off a monthly subscription to new-to-Microsoft 365 customers and existing customers. Affected are the following products: Microsoft 365 Business Basic Microsoft 365 Business Standard Microsoft 365 Business Premium Microsoft 365

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Microsoft Home Use Program renamed to Workplace Discount Program

Effective July 2022, the Microsoft Home Use Program is renamed to the Workplace Discount Program. There are no changes to the offers that are available to eligible organizations. Any previously purchased discounted products are not affected by the change in the program name. The Microsoft Workplace Discount Program allows eligible

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Microsoft Frontline Worker device rules updated

From August 1, 2022, the Microsoft device screen size limitations for Frontline Workers change. Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses may be assigned to users who use a primary work device with a single screen smaller than 10.9″. This has been increased from the formerly 10.1″. This

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Microsoft 365 Compliance and Azure Purview renamed to Microsoft Purview

Effective April 19, 2022, Microsoft Purview replaces product names of formerly Microsoft 365 Compliance and Azure Purview. Microsoft Purview brings together data governance from Microsoft Data and AI, along with compliance and risk management from Microsoft Security. Microsoft Purview is also complemented by identity and access management, threat protection, cloud

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Microsoft 365 Remote Help available

Effective April 1, 2022, Microsoft 365 Remote Help is available. Microsoft offers the tool as an add-on on the Intune license. Remote Help is an application that works with Intune and enables your information and front-line workers to get assistance when needed over a remote connection. With this connection, your

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