The Microsoft modern workplace is the hub of productivity and possibility for information-intensive businesses. Where companies may have otherwise faltered, the modern workplace has been at the backbone of remote work, easy collaboration and unimpeded communication. As the dust settles on what the rest of this year might bring, one thing is clear: the modern workplace is here to stay – and it’s easy to see why.
More and more, information-rich businesses are opting out of returning to the $20,000 annual per worker costs of office space, in favor of $2,000 per staff member, per year for remote work setups the question is: how do set up a work environment that is secure and easy to use? The answer is the Microsoft Modern Workplace.
What is the Microsoft Modern Workplace?
The modern workplace is Microsoft 365 bundled with key security features. This foundation of the modern workplace provides business owners tools to shift and stabilize their business while adjusting to the reality that the majority of companies are downsizing their physical location.
Microsoft modern workplace includes Microsoft Office 365, a licensing option few organizations take advantage of. Microsoft 365 saves you money and includes:
Instead of buying these components separately, you can power your entire business with the the modern workplace. it typically makes more sense to purchase the Microsoft 365 bundle.
Why Does My Organization Need Microsoft Modern Workplace Solutions?
The nature of work has fundamentally changed. 90% of workers polled are not keen on returning to the old 9-5 at the office. As businesses consider their future, and the demands of today’s top talent, 30% have already built a remote work first strategy through cloud adoption. Central to that is the modern workplace. Today, coworkers are increasingly scattered, in different cities, states or countries. As you look at the significant savings of closing down physical office locations, the necessity to adopt streamlined, integrated solutions that make remote workers your competitive advantage while enhancing both security and productivity.
How Will I Benefit From Nortec’s Microsoft Modern Workplace?
Nortec’s managed Microsoft modern workplace builds on the Microsoft modern workplace with added solutions. By bundling your Microsoft 365 license and security with the IT support, added security monitoring and professional service, you can unlock all the capabilities of your own team.
Expert, trusted advice on Microsoft licensing
It takes being plugged into the Microsoft world day in and day out to really understand the breadth of the Microsoft 365 solutions. We have expertise that most IT managers and providers do not. We help you unlock the potential of each application you have so your team can be more productive. We’ll also advise you on the increasingly complex Microsoft licensing world to help you avoid costly mistakes when selecting licenses.
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Critical identity and endpoint management
One of your employees takes their laptop to the coffee shop and connects to public WiFi. Another user leaves their work phone behind at a restaurant. You can’t completely control where employees work or take their work devices, but you can extend security to their devices and identities.
Our identity and endpoint management ensure your team works safely and securely from the office, at home or anywhere. How?
- Keep threats out of your inbox and Teams with Advanced Threat Protection
- Regular patching
- Configure protections, like multifactor authentication
These measures, and others, help prevent a breach of your team and/or the devices they use.
Support for everyone from the frontline worker to the C-Suite
In a distributed workforce, technology needs to work – everywhere. Our Managed Modern Workplace IT support includes unlimited remote-help-desk support and escalation process to quickly resolve issues. Your team spends time working – not troubleshooting IT problems.
We also provide higher level support to your leadership team through vCIO debriefings with our expert consultants.
Thwart threats through layered security
As employees’ devices and data travel outside the traditional office perimeter, defenses like firewalls are inadequate. We’ll work with your team on layered defense plan of cybersecurity services to prevent attacks. Common components include:
Gain security transparency with regular reporting
We carefully monitor networks for malicious activity, track business assets and analyze secure score data. Using this information, we can quickly act to mitigate threats and determine when and if additional security controls are necessary. We report the metrics to you in a clear manner as we continually refine your security strategy.
Take full advantage of Microsoft Teams
Features in Microsoft Teams can transform your organization, but you need a strategic rollout and implementation plan to ensure functionality and security. We’ll work with you to craft a plan so you:
- Securely collaborate in the platform
- Have Teams function as your new phone system
- Prevent team and channel sprawl
- Fully manage endpoints
- Establish policies and permissions
Maximize the power of your Microsoft modern workplace with Nortec.
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