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ICT Spirit Brings Next-Generation Office 365 for Small and Midsize Businesses to the SMB market

HAAKSBERGEN, Netherlands, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICT Spirit today announced that it is reselling the next-generation Office 365 service, Microsoft's most complete Office cloud service to-date, for small and midsize businesses. Combined with ICT Spirit's complete managed services of choice, the next generation Office 365 offers Small and Midsized customers the opportunity to make the move to the cloud without any worries.

Starting today ICT Spirit owns the billing process, allowing it to easily sell Office 365 subscriptions with complete managed services, like helpdesk and on site support, and helping customers take advantage of cloud services.

"In the Netherlands we are seeing a huge interest in cloud technologies such as Office 365," said Tom Altena, director of ICT Spirit. "Small and Midsized business nowadays need the flexibility and scalability of cloud services. Beside that they want to reduce the complexity of IT and a pay per use model, including services."

"Microsoft has a proven track record of helping partners be successful," said Kirk Gregersen, General Manager, Microsoft Office Division. "The new Office 365 represents an unparalleled opportunity for partners everywhere. Now, they can confidently offer technology solutions that are in high-demand and backed by Microsoft."

ICT Spirit strongly focuses on Cloud Services, beside traditional IT Infrastructures, Unified Communications and Consultancy. Cloud Services is much more than licensing Office 365 alone. Packaging the Microsoft offering with tailor made managed services is the vehicle for customers to really profit from cloud technology.

Office 365 is For Businesses of All Sizes

Small and midsize businesses will be able to work from anywhere and boost productivity by accessing the full-featured, rich Office applications they are familiar with, on up to five devices, and delivered as an always up-to-date cloud service. In addition, the new Office unlocks new scenarios from meetings to digital note-taking to reading. More information can be found at http://www.office365.com.

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ICT Spirit is a Netherlands based IT service provider and has a strong team of professionals focused on knowledge. We help customers to align their business needs with IT without having the technology concerns. As we call it: "Focus on Your Business."

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