Microsoft 365: The Essentials


written by rob bruce posted on October 31, 2019

Microsoft 365 is a productivity software and a category of application programs that help users produce things such as documents, databases, graphs, worksheets, and presentations easily and efficiently and share them with others.


Organizes and enhances every aspect of your business so you can build your business faster, easier while being more productive and efficient.

Microsoft 365 for business is a Microsoft subscription service that includes access to Office applications, online productivity services and includes business services such as web conferencing, hosted email and online storage. Microsoft 365 gives you powerful tools right at your fingertips.


  • Combines best-in class apps with powerful cloud services that lets you create or share anywhere on any device
  • Pick the right productivity plan for your business from their suite of licensing plans.
  • Licensing plans are per user and do not require an annual commitment
  • Office 365 boasts a 99.9% up-time that is guaranteed.
  • Complete, integrated solutions designed just for business


  • Hosted Email
  • Office 365 includes the latest versions of Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams, Sharepoint, Outlook, OneNote and OneDrive.
  • 1 TB of business file storage and sharing.
  • Protect your data with built-in privacy and compliance tools
  • Includes collaboration tools like Teams, Yammer, Delve and Sway
  • Lots of office apps to keep your finger on the pulse of your business no matter which device you’re using.
  • 5 layers of security, proactive data monitoring and privacy protection.
  • Includes automatic updates to keep your software running like it should
  • Create, use and share automated workflows so your staff works better, together on everything.
  • Powerful business tools to help you and your company succeed


Microsoft Teams – a chat-based workspace and video conferencing platform that integrates people, content, and tools.

Exchange – each user is granted 50 GB of storage for email.

SharePoint: – an industry leading document management and collaboration tool.

Outlook: an ideal solution for managing email and an appointment calendar.

OneDrive – provides users with up to 1 TB of cloud storage.

OneNote – lets users take notes on any device and then retrieve those notes from any other device.

Excel – Spreadsheet program for basic data analysis.

Word – powerful word processor app.

PowerPoint – lets users create, display, and share information as a basic slide deck, animation or video format.

Flow – Manages workflows in business and across various applications.

To-Do – Keeps you updated on what needs to get done.

Multiple Licenses – One licensed subscription covers five phones, five tablets, and five PCs or Macs per user.

Interested in Microsoft 365? Visit their website at or contact All Mountain Technologies 970-748-8880 for more information.

Rob Bruce

Rob Bruce

Rob Bruce is CEO of All Mountain Technologies and is passionate about helping business owners succeed. He leads a dedicated team of professionals focused on delivering exceptional IT service and solutions. With over 25 years of experience and a deep understanding of the IT industry, Rob ensures that clients receive the highest level of support and guidance for their IT needs.