Updates to the Frontline Worker device rules

Microsoft adjust the rules for devices used by Frontline Workers. From 1 August 2022, Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licences may be assigned to users who use a primary work device with a single screen smaller than 10.9″ – increased from 10.1″. 

Find notice of the update on the Product Terms site here: https://bit.ly/3prduoo.

Security and compliance offers for Frontline Workers

Microsoft announce new security and compliance offers for Frontline Workers.

These workers, until recently known as Firstline Workers, are those users who have jobs on the frontline of their businesses and have different technology needs to desk-based users.

Now organizations who have licensed their Frontline Workers with Microsoft 365 F1 or F3 can add separate Microsoft 365 F5 Security and Compliance offers for $8 per user per month each, or a combined license which costs $13 per user per month. These offers are available from 1 February, 2021 and are available through the Enterprise Agreement and CSP partners.

Find the announcement here: http://bit.ly/3p9hQA1.

Microsoft 365 comparison document

If you want to compare the components that are included in the Microsoft 365 and Office 365 plans for Enterprise and Frontline Workers, then there’s an updated comparison document from Microsoft that you’ll find useful. It’s a comprehensive five pages long and you can find it here: https://bit.ly/2LG4gqi.