Telefónica and Microsoft join forces to promote teleworking in Spanish SMEs

Telefónica Empresas and Microsoft have taken a new step in the strategic agreement between both companies to make digitization more affordable for Spanish small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) with the launch of a “pioneering initiative” to promote labor mobility and teleworking in these companies.

In a statement, they emphasize that one of the priorities of Spanish SMEs is job mobility and flexibility, something that the current pandemic situation has only accelerated, so that their employees can access information and processes from anywhere and at any time in a collaborative, productive and secure way.

To achieve this, the two companies have agreed that small and medium-sized companies that are clients of Merger Companies and that do not yet use this type of tools will be able to acquire Microsoft 365 Basic Company and Standard Company licenses with a 25% discount for one year. most suitable for your business.

This agreement also includes a 10% discount on Surface Pro 7 devices (256GB, i5, 8GB) when contracted jointly with Microsoft 365, which will help SMEs adapt digital solutions to their business, “something that is not always possible , due, among other reasons, to their tight budgets or to the lack of specialized technical profiles in the latest technology.

This announcement is part of a broader strategy so that Spanish SMEs have the necessary technologies to carry out their digitization (connectivity, security and the use of the cloud), within the framework of which they announced last July a service differential advice and migration to the cloud environment in Spanish through two projects: Azure Servers by acens and Azure Projects by acens.

The initiative is part of the expanded strategic collaboration agreement presented in February by both companies to boost Spain’s competitiveness. This agreement, promoted through Telefónica Tech, the Telefónica unit that brings together cloud, cybersecurity and IoT / Big Data services, contemplates, among others, the development of joint business plans in the countries where Telefónica operates.

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