Phoenix Software Ltd

Microsoft 365 E3

Cloud Productivity & Security. Licensing suite for Office 365 Enterprise E3, Enterprise & Mobility Suite E3 and Windows 10 Enterprise E3

Features

  • Office 365 Productivity, Email, Skype and Collaboration Platform.
  • Enterprise Mobility, MDM and Cyber Security Solutions
  • Windows 10 and Windows Information protection, Windows Hello
  • Archive, legal hold, data leakage protection (DLP).
  • Advanced compliance tools, including rights management services and information protection.
  • Online meetings, web-conferencing, voice and video.
  • Enterprise-grade visibility, control and protection for your cloud applications.
  • Office ProPlus. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer.
  • Tools to support compliance, information protection, priavcy, EDRM and GDPR.
  • Corporate social networking.

Benefits

  • Office 365 Productivity, Email, Skype and Collaboration Platform.
  • Enterprise Mobility, MDM and Cyber Security Solutions
  • Windows 10 and Windows Information protection, Windows Hello
  • Archive, legal hold, data leakage protection (DLP).
  • Advanced compliance tools, including rights management services and information protection.
  • Online meetings, web-conferencing, voice and video.
  • Enterprise-grade visibility, control and protection for your cloud applications.
  • Office ProPlus. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer.
  • Tools to support compliance, information protection, priavcy, EDRM and GDPR.
  • Corporate social networking.

Pricing

£26.91 per user per month

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 11

Service ID

5 0 9 2 3 8 5 4 1 2 6 0 8 6 6

Contact

Phoenix Software Ltd

Jonny Scott

01904 562200

gcloud@phoenixs.co.uk

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
No
Cloud deployment model
Public cloud
Service constraints
Our Service Descriptions are available at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office-365-service-descriptions.aspx and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/microsoft-365/enterprise/services-overview
System requirements
https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Office-365-system-requirements

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Critical: Available 24/7, response in 1 hour. High: 24/7 next day for Enterprise. See also https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-for-business-support-options
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
No
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
Premier Support is available at further cost. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftservices/support.aspx
Support available to third parties
No

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
The FastTrack service from Microsoft includes scenarios which help users adopt new, more productive ways of working. See http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
HTML
End-of-contract data extraction
Please see https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-online-data-portability
End-of-contract process
Upon expiration or termination of your Office 365 subscription or contract, Microsoft will provide you, by default, additional limited access for 90 days to export your data. As part of our Online Service Terms we specify that the customer always own its date. Microsoft acts as Data Processor. For more see http://www.microsoftvolumelicensing.com/Downloader.aspx?DocumentId=13655 and http://trustoffice365.com/

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
Application to install
Yes
Compatible operating systems
  • Android
  • IOS
  • Linux or Unix
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone
Designed for use on mobile devices
Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service
The service is optimised for mobile, desktop and tablet use and there are differences. Core functionality is available across all platforms. See https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-Online-browser-support-AD1303E0-A318-47AA-B409-D3A5EB44E452
Service interface
Yes
Description of service interface
Please see https://products.office.com/en-gb/business/office-365-administration
Accessibility standards
WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Accessibility testing
For users with disabilities we have the Disability Answer Desk (DAD), and for enterprise customers with accessibility questions or accessibility related compliance questions we have theenterprise Disability Answer Desk (eDAD). See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
The full API details are avilable online at dev.office.com
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
HTML
API sandbox or test environment
Yes
Customisation available
Yes
Description of customisation
Please see https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dn788774.aspx

Scaling

Independence of resources
Please see http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54249

Analytics

Service usage metrics
Yes
Metrics types
Please see the Business admins section found here https://support.office.com/en-gb
Reporting types
  • API access
  • Real-time dashboards

Resellers

Supplier type
Reseller (no extras)
Organisation whose services are being resold
Microsoft

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Other security clearance
Government security clearance
None

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Yes
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations
No
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least once a year
Penetration testing approach
‘IT Health Check’ performed by a Tigerscheme qualified provider or a CREST-approved service provider
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
  • Physical access control, complying with SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
  • Encryption of all physical media
  • Other
Other data at rest protection approach
For data at rest, Office 365 deploys BitLocker with AES 256-bit encryption on servers that hold all messaging data, including email and IM conversations, as well as content stored in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. BitLocker volume encryption addresses the threats of data theft or exposure from lost, stolen, or inappropriately decommissioned computers and disks. Your organization’s files are distributed across multiple Azure Storage containers, each with separate credentials, rather than storing them in a single database.
Data sanitisation process
Yes
Data sanitisation type
Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach
Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Please see https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-online-data-portability
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data export formats
See https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-online-data-portability
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • ODF
  • Other
Other data import formats
Please see http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/office/onboard/50

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Other
Other protection between networks
Please see http://aka.ms/Office365TI and http://aka.ms/Office365CE
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
http://www.microsoftvolumelicensing.com/Downloader.aspx?DocumentId=11675
Approach to resilience
Please see http://aka.ms/Office365DR
Outage reporting
Via the service status portal

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password
  • Other
Other user authentication
"Modern authentication Modern authentication brings Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based sign-in to Office client apps across platforms, enabling features such as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), SAML-based third-party identity providers with Office client applications, and smart card and certificate-based authentication.

Cloud identity authentication - Users with cloud identities are authenticated using traditional challenge/response.

Federated identity authentication - Users with federated identities are authenticated using Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 or other Security Token Services.

MFA for Office 365 - users are required to acknowledge a phone call, text, or an app notification on their smartphone after correctly entering their password.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office-365-user-account-management.aspx
"
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
"Office 365 comes with a set of administrator roles that you can assign to users in your organization. Each admin role maps to common business functions, and gives those people permissions to do specific tasks the Office 365 admin center.

https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/About-Office-365-admin-roles-da585eea-f576-4f55-a1e0-87090b6aaa9d?ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB

https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Assign-admin-roles-in-Office-365-eac4d046-1afd-4f1a-85fc-8219c79e1504?ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB"
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password
  • Other
Description of management access authentication
Office 365 uses forms-based authentication, and authentication traffic over the network is always encrypted with TLS/SSL using port 443. Authentication traffic uses a negligible percentage of bandwidth for Office 365 services.
Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365: With Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365*, users are required to acknowledge a phone call, text message, or an app notification on their smartphone after correctly entering their password. Only after this second authentication can the user sign in. Office 365 administrators can enroll users for multi-factor authentication in the Office 365 admin center. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office-365-user-account-management.aspx

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
Between 6 months and 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users receive audit information on a regular basis
How long supplier audit data is stored for
Between 6 months and 12 months
How long system logs are stored for
Between 6 months and 12 months

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001
BSI
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
30-Mar-17
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
Service scope for office 365 is described in this document: http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/4/3/1434ABAB-B8E9-412D-8C3A-187B5FCB7A2F/Compliance%20Framework%20document.pdf
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
Yes
CSA STAR accreditation date
02-Dec-11
CSA STAR certification level
Level 1: CSA STAR Self-Assessment
What the CSA STAR doesn’t cover
Service scope for office 365 is described in this document: http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/4/3/1434ABAB-B8E9-412D-8C3A-187B5FCB7A2F/Compliance%20Framework%20document.pdf
PCI certification
No
Other security certifications
Yes
Any other security certifications
  • ENISA IAF, EU Model Clauses, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield,
  • ISO 27001, ISO 27018, SOC 1, SOC 2, FEDRAMP,
  • NIST 800-171, HIPAA/HITECH. ISB 1596,, CCSL (IRAP)
  • FIPS 140-2,
  • Cyber Essentials Pus

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Yes
Security governance certified
Yes
Security governance standards
  • ISO/IEC 27001
  • Other
Other security governance standards
FISMA/FedRamp, EU Model Clauses, HIPAA/HITECH, ISB 1596, ISO 27018, SASE16 SOC1 & SOC 2
Information security policies and processes
"An ISMP has been established to enable Office 365 to maintain and improve its management system for information security. Through establishment of the ISMP, Office 365 plans for and manages protection of its assets to acceptable security levels based on defined risk management processes. In addition, Office 365 monitors the ISMS and the effectiveness of controls in maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of assets to continuously improve information security.

The ISMS framework encompasses industry best-practices for information security and privacy. The ISMS has been documented and communicated in a customer-facing Information Security Policy, which can be made available upon request (customers and prospective customers must have a signed NDA or equivalent in place to receive a copy).

Office 365 performs annual ISMS reviews, the results of which are reviewed by management. This involves monitoring ongoing effectiveness and improvement of the ISMS control environment by reviewing security issues, audit results, and monitoring status, and by planning and tracking necessary corrective actions.
"

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach
"Office 365 has developed formal standard operating procedures (SOPs) governing the change management process. These SOPs cover both software development and hardware change and release management, and are consistent with established regulatory guidelines including ISO 27001, SOC 1/SOC 2, NIST 800-53, and others.
Microsoft also uses Operational Security Assurance (OSA), a framework that incorporates the knowledge gained through a variety of capabilities that are unique to Microsoft. OSA combines this knowledge with the experience of running hundreds of thousands of servers in datacenters around the world."
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
In support of the Information Security Policy, Office 365 runs multiple layers of antivirus software to ensure protection from common malicious software. Servers within the Office 365 environment run anti-virus software that scans files uploaded and downloaded from the service for viruses or other malware. Additionally, all mails coming into the service run through the Exchange Online Protection engine, which uses multiple antivirus and antispam engines to capture known and new threats against the system. Microsoft has its own Security Response Center (MSRC) that also supplies information to all our customers covering the whole range Microsoft products.
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
"Office 365 employs sophisticated software-defined service instrumentation and monitoring that integrates at the component or server level, the datacenter edge, our network backbone, Internet exchange sites, and at the real or simulated user level, providing visibility when a service disruption is occurring and pinpointing its cause.

Proactive monitoring continuously measures the performance of key subsystems of the Office 365 services platform against the established boundaries for acceptable service performance and availability. When a threshold is reached or an irregular event occurs, the monitoring system generates warnings so that operations staff can address the threshold or event.
"
Incident management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach
Please see http://aka.ms/Office365SIM

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks
No

Pricing

Price
£26.91 per user per month
Discount for educational organisations
Yes
Free trial available
Yes
Description of free trial
30 Day Trial of Office 365

Service documents

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