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Inspire employees, boost productivity and secure company data with hardware, software and apps that are designed to work together.

After 14 January 2020, Windows 7 will continue to start and run, but you will no longer receive updates or support—including new security updates, non-security hot-fixes, free or paid assisted support options and online technical content updates from Microsoft.

PCs running Windows 7 after 14 January 2020 should not be considered protected. It is important that you migrate to a current supported operating system such as Windows 10 so you can receive regular security updates to help protect your device from malicious attacks.

Windows 7 end of support is a great time to transition to Windows 10 devices, such as Microsoft Surface.

“Productivity is the engine of human progress—it is what propels our society forward. The promise of technology is to help us get more done, with less effort.”
Satya Nadella, CEOMicrosoft

Why should you make the move?

Windows 10 and Office 365 kept up to date, giving you our most productive and secure computing experience, with the lowest cost of ownership

Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10 or replacing outdated devices with new Windows 10 devices

Moving from perpetual Office to rich Office 365 apps of Office 365

IT teams adopting a ‘stay current’ process utilising Windows and Office servicing to deploy regular security and feature updates

Phoenix recognised as the winner of the 2019 Microsoft Global Modern Workplace Transformation Partner of the Year Award

The modern workplace is evolving at lightning speed, with distributed teams, brand-new business models and complex security issues. The right digital tools connect and support employees, wherever they are, to encourage productivity, engagement and collaboration. Using Microsoft 365 enables the modern workplace with one bundle of products: a smart, efficient operating system, mission-critical enterprise-grade security tools, and seamlessly integrated workplace productivity apps.

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,900 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Phoenix was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in Modern Workplace Transformation.

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Microsoft 2019 Partner of the year winner - Moder Workplace Transformation Award

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Most productive

  • See enhanced productivity with Microsoft 365 and Surface – powerful hardware and software designed to work together
  • Securely work with mobile computing from anywhere with always-connected LTE1 or Wi-Fi and extended battery life2
  • Achieve more with better remote meetings and collaboration made possible by best-in-class cameras, mics and speakers
  • Get employees up and running quickly and easily with deployment tools and dashboards

1Service availability and performance subject to service provider’s network. Contact your service provider for details, compatibility, pricing, SIM card, and activation. See all specs and frequencies at Availability of data plans for eSIM varies by market and by carrier.

2Battery Life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

Highly secure

  • Protect against security threats and safeguard company data with Microsoft 365 and Surface
  • Find peace of mind with automatic updates to the latest Windows 10 security features
  • From employees signing in with Windows Hello, to IT encrypting security with UEFI firmware drivers, your data is secure
  • Surface and Windows 10 are your secure mobile solution

Inspire employees

  • Invest in your people with beautifully designed hardware they’re proud to use and that reflects your organisation
  • Empower employees with devices that adapt to all the ways they work, from tablets on the factory floor to powerful laptops on the go
  • Enable people to work naturally through touchscreens, inking with Surface Pen and Surface Dial
  • Inspire employees with the ability to work naturally. Surface delivers people-centric design and flexible form factors

What is a Modern Workplace?

Listen to our Podcast focused on creating the Modern Workplace – a topic that means many things to many people. At Phoenix we don’t see the modern workplace as somewhere that we work, but more the technology and processes that enable us to get the work done.

To discuss this in more detail, we have special guest from Microsoft – Elliott Jenkin, Microsoft’s Modern Workplace Specialist. We also have Craig Taylor (Phoenix’s Cloud Solutions Director) and David Brown (Phoenix’s Modern Workplace Solutions Specialist).

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Giving you peace of mind

Users save 2.3 hours per week due to more efficient collaboration and communication1

Organisations avoid downtime events due to improved analytics and security features1

Security features reduce the risk of a breach by 40% and reduce the number of security incidents by 20%1

Organisations save 2.5 hours per device with automated provisioning1

1The Total Economic Impact of the Modern Desktop with Microsoft 365, Forrester, July 2018.

Empower your staff, citizens, patients, tenants and students with Surface and Microsoft 365

An integrated solution that brings together the best-in-class productivity, advanced security and device management to safeguard your organisation.

  • Office 365 Enterprise
  • Windows 10 Professional
  • Device management and security features

Learn more in our eBook ‘To a Modern Desktop and Beyond’ which covers details on Windows 7 EOS and the reasons why now is the time to upgrade to Microsoft 365 on the modern desktop, Microsoft Surface.

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See how we’ve already helped organisations like yours make the move

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University drives digital change, increasing collaboration across students and staff with Microsoft Office 365.

Phoenix has helped in a number of ways to bring digital change to the university which has also resulted in a big impact on disability services and distance learning, attracting more students, providing better learning experiences and additional value for teachers, academics and students.

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Vale of Glamorgan Council

Vale of Glamorgan Council embraces Microsoft 365 to enable a digitised workforce, enhance productivity and empower users with accessibility needs.

As the top performing council in Wales, Vale of Glamorgan Council had a stark choice to make – cut services in order to save money or transform their organisation. With the help of Phoenix, they decided to do the latter by embracing Microsoft 365.

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Making the Modern Workplace Accessible and Inclusive

Everyone should have the same opportunities and thanks to advances in technology, people at home, school and work can now achieve more with the amazing built-in accessibility tools and features in many of today’s leading software programmes.

Listen to this episode of POD, as Jonny Scott is joined by our very own Keith Martin (Sales Director), Greg Dean (Charities and Housing Association Sales Manager) and David Brown (Modern Workplace Solutions Specialist) as they discuss how they see accessibility in their sectors and how IT can now be used to empower and give confidence back to individuals with any hidden or visible disability.

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Which Surface is best for you?

Inspire employees, experience the best of Microsoft and be ready for tomorrow.

Surface devices unlock more power, performance and value for business with hardware and software that is built together, reliable and secure and easy to deploy and manage. But, which one is right for you?

Are you cloud-first or paper based? How much time do you use your computer? Try our interactive quiz to find out which Microsoft Surface device you’re most suited to.

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Learn more about making the move

Watch our latest on-demand webinars covering various topics that you need to know about when making the move to a modern workplace – driving productivity, enabling collaboration, harnessing accessibility features, staying secure and much more …

Get more from Office 365 & Windows 10 with EM+S

In a modern workplace, mobility and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) scenarios are becoming increasingly significant. Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S)can help meet the challenges that exist between the best possible user experience and productivity and a high-level of security, data protection and risk management.

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Microsoft Security & Compliance in Education

Protect your institution and your students. The Microsoft 365 security and compliance centre is the complete intelligence solution for education institutions. It empowers and allows your staff and students to be productive while also secure and compliant at the same time.

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Make the Shift to Windows 10

Most IT teams have been in the position where, in order to continue to stay within support, they are required to update their organisation’s standard operating systems. This time, though, and with Microsoft’s end of support date for Windows 7 less than a year away, the need is more urgent and has greater ramifications.

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Surface is the best device for Microsoft 365

The new Microsoft-commissioned Total Economic Impact study from Forrester Consulting shows how organisations can increase productivity and maximise ROI with Surface and M365.

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saved on common tasks by highly mobile workers*


ROI on Surface* compared with 101% on non-Surface devices


say M365-powered Surface devices improve productivity*

* Source: Results are for a composite organisation based on interviewed customers. Maximizing Your ROI From Microsoft 365 Enterprise With Microsoft Surface, a commissioned Total Economic Impact™ study conducted by Forrester Consulting, May 2018.

How can Phoenix help?

As Microsoft’s 2019 Global Modern Workplace Transformation Partner of the Year, you can rest assured that we have the experience, resources, expertise and customer success stories to help you every step of the way. We have also developed a range of assessments and workshops that can help you wherever you are in your journey, from planning and readiness to deployment and ongoing management. Take a look at some of the options below:

Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience

The Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) is a hands-on introduction to Windows 10, Office 365 and Azure that gives you an opportunity to experience these powerful solutions for yourself.

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Windows 10 Upgrade Readiness Assessment

Our Windows 10 Upgrade Readiness Assessment gives you the tools to plan and manage the upgrade process end to end, allowing you to adopt new releases quicker and more efficiently.

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Microsoft 365 Teamwork Assessment

Learn how Microsoft 365’s apps and services make collaborating on documents, sharing files and working together seamless – from anywhere and on any device.

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Microsoft Office 365 Security Assessment

Our Microsoft Office 365 Security Assessment focuses on Identity and Access Management, Information Protection, Threat Protection and Security Management

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Microsoft 2019 Partner of the year winner - Moder Workplace Transformation AwardTalk to Phoenix today

There are many partners out there, but Phoenix understand the Public Sector like no other partner does. We have nearly 30 years’ experience of working in partnership with organisations across government, education, charities, housing associations, healthcare and bluelight.

We believe that by using IT we can enable all UK Public Sector organisations to innovate and transform to deliver smart connected services to staff, citizens, patients, tenants and students. We do this by understanding the individual goals of each organisation that we work with to help them modernise their workplace by harnessing the power of cloud, data, AI, security and collaboration tools.

Simply contact the Phoenix Team on 01904 562200, email or fill in the short form below: