Microsoft FREE TRIAL Offers Lets You Work Remotely, Easily – ICS MANILA (+632) 8689-5000 | CEBU (32) 260 - 2071 | TOLL-FREE 1-800-10-1427273

ICS understands the challenges of transitioning to remote work in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. To help you ensure business continuity, we want to share with you the following FREE Trial offers from Microsoft:

1. Microsoft CSP Office 365 E1 and Microsoft 365 Business Basic 

New Microsoft customers wanting to get started on remote working solutions for their business can take advantage of this offer – a 6-month free trial of the Office 365 E1 or the 365 Business Basic, on an annual commitment.  This offer is available until June 30.  Want to learn more?  Read here for more information.

2. Microsoft Teams

Perfect for online meetings, and free for a period of 6 months for customers who have Microsoft Office licenses such as the Office 365 Business or ProPlus only, and do not have access to Microsoft Teams.  Your existing paid licenses cannot be cancelled and replaced with this offer.  Want to get a free trial?  Fill out this form to get started.

3. Crisis Communication Power App

Specifically designed to help customers coordinate their own information sharing and team collaboration in response to evolving conditions in times of crisis.  Learn more about it here and check out a quick video about the app.

4. Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)

If you are looking for a long-term solution to enable employees to work remotely, from 1 April to 30 June 2020,  we are running a special offer for customers that commit to deploying at least 25 monthly active users on WVD. This offer includes:

  • Access to assessment and migration acceleration tools for 3 months: LakesideNerdioLiquidwareCloudJumper
  • Access to the private preview of the new Windows Virtual Desktop Azure Portal (for customers who choose WVD Native solution)
  • Access to Windows Virtual Desktop Design and Deployment Helpdesk for help with pre-production technical questions to help accelerate solution deployment


5. Windows 10 Enterprise E3

To empower our Windows 10 Pro customers to fully embrace the need to support remote work scenarios, we are offering this for free for a period of 6 months.

6. Microsoft FastTrack

Get deployment assistance and support at no additional cost.

Get in touch with your ICS contact person to learn more about these offers. 

Training and enablement is possible even with a remote working setup.  To help you and your team, we have started a weekly series of free live training sessions on Microsoft Teams.  Past webinars can be viewed on demand, but please register for the upcoming sessions here.

We will continue to post more remote-work content here.

For other topics of interest, please feel free to check out the links below:

IT and Security
Remote Working Tips: Getting Started Guide
The top 9 ways Microsoft IT is enabling remote work for its employees  
Surface for Business devices: 4 Tips Implementation a Successful and Secure Hardware Solution
Delivering online meetings and events
Work remotely, stay secure – Tips for CISO
Surface for Business devices Zero Touch Deployment

End Users
Staying productive while working remotely with Microsoft Teams
4 Tips for Working from Home with Microsoft Teams 
Digital Transformation of Live Events
Register for Teams Hour every Friday to become an expert in Teams

General Topics
2 weeks in: what we’ve learned about remote work

Now, more than ever, we are here to support you.

Talk to your ICS contact person today.


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