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Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 Cloud Suite: Assess Its Business Value to Optimize Negotiations

Published: 10 January 2018

ID: G00345641

Analyst(s): Steve Riley , Dolores Ianni

Summary

Sourcing and vendor management leaders buying Microsoft Office 365 services struggle to evaluate premium suites. Use this research to collaborate with stakeholders to analyze, negotiate and identify the net business value of M365 E5 in your specific environment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Construct a Decision Model of the M365 E5 Services and Price Options to Evaluate the Discounted Cost vs. Business Benefit
    • The Bigger the Bundle, the Deeper the Discount
  • Determine If the M365 E5 Security Services Are Required and, If So, When They Will Add Business Value
  • Collaborate With Your IT and Business Stakeholders to Build Your Cloud Migration Roadmap to Prepare for Consumption Credits

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