Microsoft Office in the Cloud

Arkadin is proud to be named a Skype for Business Launch Partner

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Business apps

All the Microsoft Office 365 applications you know and love, easily accessible on any device.

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Enterprise value

Arkadin named a Skype for Business Launch Partner for new meetings and voice services in Office 365.

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Day 2 support

We’re with you every step of the way, providing local, personalized, responsive support.

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Join the Cloud

As a Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider, Arkadin has thousands of users deployed across the globe.

How does Arkadin enable Microsoft Office 365?

Arkadin plans, deploys, and supports your organization to ensure a successful transition to the Microsoft Cloud. Arkadin is also your trusted point of contact for local support, training, and invoicing.

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Enjoy enterprise value in Office 365

Arkadin is proud to be named a Skype for Business Launch Partner

E5 encompasses the core value of the modern productivity and collaboration capabilities Office 365 provides today, as well as significant new capabilities including Skype for Business services for real-time communication, new analytics features, and new advanced security features.

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Modern collaboration

Enjoy a complete meeting solution, including: PSTN conferencing from any device, easy call management with Cloud PBX, and PSTN calling plans that use both existing or new phone numbers.

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People centric compliance

Data access transparency and control with Customer LockBox, advanced threat protection with secure attachments and URLs, and reduced legal and compliance risk with Predictive eDiscovery.

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Personalized insight

Connect your teams in real-time with the Skype experience they love, with value-added insight such as live business analytics, visualization in one place with Power BI Pro, and organizational insights with Delve Org Analytics.

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Migration and support

Live admin-level support, direct escalation to Microsoft, and end-user training – so you can say goodbye to online community-based forums.

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Work anywhere, anytime, and on any device with Microsoft Office 365

Whether you’re working in your office or on the go, you get a familiar, top-of-the-line set of productivity tools. Office 365 apps – always the latest versions – let you create, edit, and share with anyone in real-time.

Arkadin simplifies the process by identifying your business requirements, and recommending the Office 365 licensing plan that best meets your business needs and budget.

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Global customers deployed
End-users on the platform
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18+ years of working with Microsoft

We have worked closely with Microsoft since 1997 as a trusted consultant for Cloud-hosted services.

We were the key partner in helping Microsoft deploy the first instance of hosted voice.

Arkadin has been adding voice to Microsoft Cloud services since the days of Office Communication Server (OCS), then Microsoft Lync – and now Skype for Business.

Microsoft Gold Partner and Cloud Solution Provider

As a Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity and Gold Communications Partner, Arkadin is certified to voice-enable and support global customers on Skype for Business.

As a Cloud Solution Provider, Arkadin is your single source global provider for Office 365 licenses, voice, conferencing, contact center, and support – all on a single invoice.

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End-to-end migration and support differentiates us from the competition

Our Office 365 deployment specialists plan, build, migrate, and support our customers to ensure a successful transition. We have completed more than 400 voice migrations and moved 14 million email inboxes into the Microsoft Cloud.

  • Present you with all the options and define the project scope
  • Configure the tenant and voice environment to your needs
  • Day 2 support, live end-user training, and local billing

Why partner with Arkadin for Office 365?

Contact us for an Office 365 consultation

FAQ for Microsoft Office 365

Can I purchase Office 365 licenses directly from Arkadin?

Yes. As a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider, Arkadin resells Microsoft Office 365 licenses in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia.

Is Arkadin able to manage our email migration to the Cloud?

Yes. If you are looking to deploy Office 365, Arkadin’s email migration team will work with you to identify your migration requirements – and then oversee your transition to the Cloud.

What if I have an Office 365 license already?

Arkadin will work with you to ensure that you are using the most effective licensing plan for your current business needs.

Does Arkadin sell the new E5 license?

Yes. Arkadin is recognized as an exclusive E5 launch partner. As of December 1, 2015 we have the ability to sell, plan, deploy, and support E5 licenses.

Why choose Arkadin if I can buy directly from Microsoft?

Arkadin offers Level 2 and Level 3 support for Office 365, so you can focus on your core business.

Is Skype for Business PSTN conferencing included?

Yes. Arkadin provides PSTN conferencing with local access numbers from 55+ countries as a flat-rate service that’s deployed within E1, E3, and E5 licenses.

Is Skype for Business PSTN calling included?

Yes. Arkadin provides PSTN calling services with unlimited domestic inbound/outbound calling in the US, as well as local calling plans for users based in 18 countries around the world.

What is Office 365? How is it different from Microsoft Office?

“Office 365” refers to subscription plans that include access to Office applications, plus other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet. “Microsoft Office” is the name Microsoft still uses for the familiar productivity software.

Will Office 365 work with my copy of Office?

Office 365 is designed to work with the latest version of Office, Office 2013, and Office 2011 for Mac. Previous versions of Office, such as Office 2010 and Office 2007, may work with Office 365 with reduced functionality. If you have Office 2003 or an earlier version, you will need to update to a newer version of Office in order to use Office 365.

Is Internet access required for Office 365?

Internet access is required to install and activate all Office 365 plans and to manage your subscription account. Internet connectivity is also required to access Office 365 Cloud productivity services.

How many users does Office 365 support?

Office 365 is highly scalable and can support everything from a one-person business to companies with tens of thousands of users.

What mobile apps are available for Office?

Office provides the following apps: Office for Android, Office for iPad, Office Mobile, Outlook Mobile, OneNote, OWA, Lync Mobile, and SharePoint Newsfeed.

Can I switch to other Office 365 plans?

Yes. If you need to upgrade, you can transition your account to a different plan. For example, you can upgrade from an Office 365 Business plan to an Office 365 Enterprise plan.

Can I mix and match different Office 365 plans?

Yes, you can mix and match Office 365 plans. Please note that there are some license limitations at the plan level.