Microsoft FastTrack

Accelerate deployment and adoption of Microsoft 365 with Phoenix Software. As an approved FastTrack partner, we help organisations get the most from their Microsoft technology investment in less time.

Microsoft FastTrack is a benefit that helps customers deploy Microsoft Cloud solutions and drive user adoption, with onboarding assistance, engineering expertise, and end-to-end guidance based on proven methodologies for successful cloud implementations.

FastTrack is a funded service for eligible customer and we provide guidance and support on Microsoft 365 core & service onboarding as well as driving end user adoption.

Is my organisation eligible for FastTrack?

Envision

Define your vision for success by identifying and prioritising scenarios and building a Success Plan.

Onboard

Complete remediation tasks, core onboarding, service onboarding and migration with guidance and online resources from FastTrack.

Drive Value

Use tools, guides and best practices to execute your success plan and drive user adoption.

Plan

You will be assigned a Microsoft FastTrack manager from Phoenix who will assist you with the creation of a success plan with a kick-off meeting.

Assess

Our FastTrack team will work with you to assess your environment and advise on any changes that should be made.

Remediate

You will be issued with a personalised remediation checklist that will be reviewed at regular checkpoint meetings.

Enable

We will work with you configure the services and ensure they are ready to use, provision online services, and conduct activities to drive usage.

Adopt

We will help you drive end user adoption, including a tailored communications plan and training support.

Thrive

Benefit from all that Microsoft 365 has to offer and see your organisation thrive with the use of innovative and collaborative applications. 

What are the benefits of a Modern Workplace?

The nature of work has changed. Employees want, need and expect to work securely from anywhere, on any device and they put a high premium on work that enriches and fulfils them.

With Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions and devices, you can improve employee productivity and satisfaction as well as create more seamless communication and collaboration across locations and platforms while maintaining the security and integrity of systems and data.

Selby Council – Building a Modern Workplace for Tomorrow 

Watch our short videos below as we follow Selby District Council on their journey to a modern workplace with Microsoft solutions such as Windows 10, Teams and Office 365. 

Eligible Services for FastTrack

Exchange Online

Exchange Online is a messaging and collaboration platform for your email, calendar, contact info and tasks. You can access all of this with Microsoft Outlook.

Microsoft FastTrack guides you through the process to get your organisation ready to use email online.

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online is the cloud evolution of Microsoft SharePoint Server. It helps you create team or communication-focused sites for efficient collaboration and communication.

Microsoft FastTrack provides guidance on data migration to Office 365 by using a combination of tools and documentation and by performing configuration tasks.

Office 365 Pro Plus

Office 365 ProPlus includes the Microsoft productivity suite of applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, for both Windows and Mac devices.

Our FastTrack service offers guidance and support around deployment, licence assignment configuration along with end user adoption support.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams provides a central hub for collaboration within your organisation and allows you to implement a chat-based workspace. Keep your team in sync by sharing documents, insights, and status updates. Teams is also available as a mobile app, which lets you stay up-to-date both in the office and on the go.

Guidance and support on configuration and set up along with constant use adoption support.

OneDrive for Business

With OneDrive for Business, you can easily and securely store and access your files from all your devices. You can work with others regardless of whether they’re inside or outside your organisation and terminate that sharing whenever you want.

For OneDrive for Business, the steps depend on if you’re currently using SharePoint, and if so, which version. This will determine the steps needed for deployment.

Microsoft Intune

Intune is a cloud service that helps you manage computers, laptops, tablets and other mobile devices. This includes iOS, Android and Mac OS X devices. It uses Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as a directory store for identity.

Support and guidance on configuring identities to be used by Intune and mobile device management.

Yammer

Yammer is a best-in-class, secure and private enterprise social network. Yammer empowers employees to be more productive and successful by enabling them to collaborate easily, make decisions faster and self-organise into teams to take on any business challenge.

Azure AD

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and access management service, which helps your employees sign in and access both internal and external resource.

Azure Advanced Threat Protection

Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is a cloud-based security solution that leverages your on-premises Active Directory signals to identify, detect and investigate advanced threats, compromised identities and malicious insider actions directed at your organisation.

Azure Information Protection

Control and help secure email, documents and sensitive data that you share outside your company. From easy classification to embedded labels and permissions, enhance data protection at all times with Azure Information Protection – regardless of where it’s stored or who it’s shared with.

Microsoft Cloud App Security

Microsoft Cloud App Security is a Cloud Access Security Broker that supports various deployment modes including log collection, API connectors and reverse proxy. It provides rich visibility, control over data travel and sophisticated analytics to identify and combat cyber threats across all your Microsoft and third-party cloud services.

FastTrack Sign-up Offer

We are offering all eligible organisations who sign up for four or more workloads free user training or technical support sessions. Your organisation will be allocated a credit which can then be used for a free half day or 2 x 2 hour sessions of consultancy on one of your chosen workloads. This can come in the form of remote technical support or end user training. If you have any questions about our FastTrack offer or would like more information, please complete the eligibility checker below or alternatively email us at hello@phoenixs.co.uk.

Microsoft FastTrack Eligibility Checker


Please note:

  • If you pay charitable pricing for Microsoft licences, unfortunately, you are not eligible for FastTrack assistance
  • Organisations with less than 500 licences are only eligible for guidance and not migration services
  • If you have more than 150 staff but less than 150 licences, increasing the number of licences above 150 may improve your eligibility
  • Licences must be of the same subscription, for example, 150 E3 Office 365 or 500 Intune

Two things you must have:

  • A minimum number of 150 Microsoft 365 licences (Office 365, Windows 10, EMS), bought through Phoenix or another organisation
  • Features of Office 365 and/or EM+S you want to start using, such as Teams, Yammer or SharePoint