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This two-part blog series is dedicated to helping Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) unlock the full potential of Microsoft 365. We will discuss how to transform Microsoft 365 from a good cyber security solution into a strategic advantage. We will give you expert guidance to help you take full advantage of its features. These actionable insights will not only strengthen your defences against burgeoning cyber attacks but uncover hidden capabilities that can boost productivity and ultimately, maximise your return on investment (ROI).

In the previous blog, we discussed the cyber security challenges SMBs face and how Microsoft 365 for Business solutions help to keep you protected. Now we’ll formally introduce you to Microsoft 365 Business Premium and see how it compares to the other Microsoft 365 security solutions designed for SMBs. This will help you right-size and optimise the licensing for your business.

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What This Blog Covers:

  • Finding the Right Fit: A Comparison of SMB Offerings from Microsoft 365
    • Unlocking the Full Potential of Microsoft 365 with Babble
  • Introducing Microsoft 365 for Business Premium: Work Together Securely, Anytime, Anywhere
  • Simplify, Secure, Scale: Microsoft 365 – Your SMB Security Solution

The pandemic permanently altered life as we know it – and the business world is no exception. SMBs are now tasked with managing a hybrid workforce, including both home-based and remote workers. This has led to a multitude of devices needed to collaborate from various locations . This distributed workforce and rapidly growing mobile device landscape has increased the frequency of ransomware attacks and phishing scams – targeted most frequently at SMBs.

Finding the Right Fit: A Comparison of SMB Offerings from Microsoft 365

To remain competitive, the modern business landscape requires SMBs to be flexible and innovative while remaining protected against cyber attacks that threaten their productivity. Microsoft  365 for Business provides solutions that empower SMBs to stay ahead of the curve by directly addressing their cyber security needs.

Each Microsoft 365 offering is designed to transform how small businesses function and offers the protection needed to run your business – as seen in the snapshot below:

Source:   Compare Microsoft 365 Business Plans and Pricing | Microsoft 365

(Note: prices are subject to change based on subscription term, currency and region)

Tip: Click here for a more detailed comparison of Microsoft for Business plans and a personalised recommendation on which plan is best for your SMB.

Unlocking the Full Potential of Microsoft 365 with Babble

While Microsoft 365 is a powerful solution, navigating licensing options, ensuring optimal use, and configuring robust security can be overwhelming. That’s where Babble comes in: as your trusted Microsoft Solutions Partner, we will advise you on which Microsoft licensing best suits your SMB’s unique needs and help you get the most out of it.

Beyond migrating you to Microsoft 365, our team of experts provide comprehensive security training and configuration, helping you implement Zero Trust principles and achieve an unwavering security posture.

We understand that cost is a primary concern for SMBs – take a look at the Microsoft 365 pricing breakdown to see what makes this solution so competitive:

(Note: prices are subject to change based on subscription term, currency and region)

Microsoft 365 plans offer a complete platform designed to future-proof your business by expanding its SMB platform with a comprehensive security offering – allowing you to focus on what matters most: running your business.

Introducing Microsoft 365 for Business Premium: Work Together Securely, Anytime, Anywhere

Going beyond Business Standard, Business Premium leverages cutting-edge technology to provide SMBs with a bespoke solution that cuts through the complexities of cyber security. Its features include:

  • Enterprise-Grade Security: Safeguard business data, enable secure remote access, and defend against advanced cyber threats with sophisticated ransomware and phishing protection.
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP): Control access to sensitive information using data encryption, helping prevent accidental data leaks and keep your SMB’s reputation intact.
  • Device Management: Whether iOS, Android, Windows or MacOS, all devices linked to your organisation will be secured – keeping business data safe and up-to-date with centralised management tools.

You’ll notice that Microsoft 365 Business Premium isn’t just about security, it’s about empowering your team through:

  • Real-Time Collaboration: Effortlessly work together on ideas, projects and documents – regardless of where your team is based.
  • Secure Access: By enabling any device to securely access work applications, you can rest assured that your data will remain protected.
  • Unified Platform: This single solution for communication and collaboration with robust security will simplify even the most hectic of workdays.

Microsoft 365 Business Premium empowers you to run your SMB efficiently and securely by offering a single, comprehensive solution. However, it’s worth noting that both Microsoft 365 Business Basic and Business Standard also empower your team to innovate, collaborate and thrive in the new era of work.

Tip: Click here to see how Microsoft 365 Business Basic and Business Standard compare to Business Premium when it comes to proactive cyber security measures.

This is largely why comprehensive security is the differentiating factor for Business Premium: SMBs need a simple and cost-effective solution that empowers them to thrive in a dynamic environment while keeping them protected.

Simplify, Secure, Scale: Microsoft 365 – Your SMB Security Solution

Microsoft 365 is the all-in-one answer to all of the security challenges your SMB faces. Microsoft provides a range of solutions that effortlessly address a scattered workforce, insufficient endpoint security and looming cyber attacks. Patchwork solutions are now a thing of the past, as Microsoft’s cost-effective tools streamline your organisation’s workday while seamlessly protecting company data with enterprise-grade security.

With Babble by your side, you’ll leverage the full potential of Microsoft 365, fostering a digitally confident workforce and future-proofing your business – all with the peace of mind that comes from our world-class Microsoft expertise and proven track record.

Contact us today to learn how Babble can unlock the full potential of Microsoft 365 for your business.

Further Reading:

Microsoft 365 SMB Licensing Options Unpacked – Discover the Perfect Fit for Your Business – Babble

Microsoft Partner – Babble

Microsoft 365 Professional Services & Consultancy – Babble

Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider – Babble

Microsoft 365 Cloud Migration – Babble

IT Training Services – Babble

It’s More Than IT: Integrating Cyber Security for Business Success – Babble