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For a limited time, get access to the Microsoft 365 Essentials four-course learning track from TechSoup Courses (normally $40) when you request a Microsoft 365 or Office 365 subscription through TechSoup.

This on-demand self-paced course track will help you to efficiently and effectively use OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook, and Teams.

To get your free courses, request your subscription before July 31 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

Instructions to obtain your courses will be included in the confirmation email that you receive after your request is approved.

Microsoft 365 Enterprise E3 and E5 provide you and your staff with Office 365, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility + Security, and more in a single subscription.

  • Business productivity and collaboration tools
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, and Access
    • Exchange, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint
    • Business apps from Office, such as Bookings and Outlook Customer Manager
  • Enterprise-grade device management and security capabilities
    • App protection for Office mobile apps
    • Device management for Windows 10 PCs
    • Consistent security configuration across devices
    • Protection of company data across devices
    • Windows Defender
  • Simplified device deployment and user setup
    • Single admin console to set up and manage users and devices
    • Automatic installation of Office apps on Windows 10 PCs
    • Always up-to-date Office and Windows 10
    • Streamlined deployment of PCs with Windows AutoPilot

Microsoft 365 Enterprise F1 is a special plan that includes a subset of Microsoft 365 features for "firstline workers." Microsoft defines a firstline worker as the first point of contact between a company and the outside world.

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise is a simplified plan that provides Office desktop applications but not hosted email and calendars.

See the Features tab for subscription information.

Benefits for Organizations

  • Achieve more by better connecting employees, partners, and constituents.
  • Get work done from anywhere, on any device.
  • Protect your company data across devices with always-on security.
  • Simplify the setup and management of employee devices and services with a single IT console.

System Requirements

See the Windows 10 Specifications and System Requirements .

For subscriptions that include Office desktop applications, see Microsoft's System requirements for Office page. The requirements are listed under "Office 365 plans for business, education, and government."


Microsoft Cloud subscriptions obtained through TechSoup include the following support services.

  • Setup and assignment of licenses
  • Ongoing management and support to add or remove licenses, resolve billing issues or errors, and escalate cases directly with Microsoft
  • Ongoing consultations and self-service tools to help determine the correct licenses or products for your organization
  • Resources such as webinars, invitation-only events, and how-to guides to support adoption and use
  • Flexible billing options