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The University of Sunderland is one step closer to implementing Office 365.

Technical Services / News / General Updates / Phoenix

It was recently announced the University will be working with phoenix as their Microsoft partner. They will be supporting Technical Services in delivering their IT Futures programme, which encompasses Microsoft Office 365.


Daniel Wilson, Solutions Analyst in Technical Services, said, “We are excited to have Phoenix join our great group of partners to help us deliver our IT Futures programme. This focuses on a cloud-first data centre zero vision; the adoption of our newly acquired Microsoft 365 A5 stack via Phoenix is fundamental to achieving that vision.”


Phoenix will be assisting the University, and in particular working closing with staff in Technical Services, in the University wide adoption of Office 365. They will be assisting with the adoption of Microsoft Office 365 over the next three years.


Phil Beardmore, IT/AV Category Manager at University of Sunderland, said, “The whole tendering process through to appointment and mobilisation has gone exceptionally well. I’m looking forward to forging a strong partnership with phoenix, which will see the University drive forward with our technical agenda.”


Over the last 30 years, Phoenix has worked with over 70 universities across the UK to support them in successfully planning and implementing their technical strategy. They even have a team of people specifically dedicated to working within the Higher Education sector, the Phoenix Education Team. Their services include a phased and proven approach for cloud and Office 365 adoption for both staff, students and lecturers, for first class experience and results.