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Important update - Microsoft Copilot Pro is available today. 

The CSG team is here to support your business with all the help you need around licensing, pre-assessment for security and deployment. While Copilot Pro is Microsoft’s best experience for individuals, Copilot for Microsoft 365 is the best experience available for organisations and businesses – organisations such as Visa, BP, Honda, Pfizer are already using Copilot.

The updates that we will discuss today are all focused upon helping you get your work done using Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Teams. Today’s updates include:

  1. Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now generally available for small businesses with Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Standard Customers can purchase between 1 and 299 seats for £30 per person per month.
  2. Microsoft is removing the 300-seat purchase minimum for commercial plans and making Copilot available for Office 365 E3 and E5 customers.
  3. Commercial customers can now purchase Copilot for Microsoft 365 through Microsoft’s impressive network of Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider partners, such as CSG.
  4. Last month, Microsoft also announced eligibility of Copilot for Microsoft 365 for education faculty and staff.

In 2024, more and more people are enjoying Microsoft Copilot for work and life. Microsoft’s goal is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more through using the everyday AI companion, Copilot. Currently, more than 5 billion chats and more than 5 billion images have been created through Copilot, which is an incredible milestone for Microsoft to have reached.

There are now more ways for you to express your creativity and excel in your work through the introduction of Copilot Pro – a new premium subscription for individuals that provides a higher tier of service for AI capabilities, brings Copilot AI capabilities to Microsoft 365Personal and Family subscribers and new capabilities, such as the ability to create Copilot GPTs. Microsoft have also released that the Copilot app will be available on iOS and Android phones.

The last update for today is that Microsoft is bringing Copilot for Microsoft 365 to more commercial customers by expanding the availability to businesses of all sizes, including small and medium sized businesses, starting from yesterday.

Introducing Copilot Pro: Supercharge your creativity and productivity

CSG are your trusted partners to help support you with all the updates from Microsoft, helping you get the most out of your business assets. Copilot Pro is the new subscription that delivers the most advanced features and capabilities of Microsoft Copilot to those who are looking to supercharge their Copilot experience. Whether you are using Copilot for writing, coding, designing, researching or learning, Copilot Pro brings users better performance, productivity and creativity.

Let’s take a look at what Copilot Pro can provide you:

  1. Copilot Pro offers a unified AI experience that spans across your devices, comprehending your context on the web, your PC, and across various applications, soon extending to your phone. This ensures that the right skills are brought to you when needed.
  2. Subscribers of Microsoft 365 Personal and Family can access Copilot in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote on PC, Mac, and iPad.
  3. Copilot Pro provides priority access to the latest models, starting with OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo. Users can enjoy faster performance during peak times, and soon they will have the option to toggle between models for a personalized experience.
  4. The Image Creator from Designer (formerly Bing Image Creator) in Copilot Pro enhances AI image creation, offering faster processing with 100 boosts per day. This feature not only accelerates the process but also delivers more detailed image quality, including the landscape image format.
  5. Furthermore, Copilot Pro introduces the Copilot GPT Builder (coming soon), allowing users to construct their own customised Copilot tailored to specific topics using a simple set of prompts.


Introducing new features in Copilot

As Microsoft broadens the accessibility of Copilot to a wider audience, CSG are committed to providing our partners with a bespoke experience for those intrigued by the potential of Copilot in revolutionising productivity and creativity through AI. If you have any questions about the new updates today, then why not chat with a member of our team – as Microsoft Partners, we are here to help support your business.

Expanding Copilot for Microsoft 365 to businesses of all sizes

Excitingly, we are thrilled to announce that Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now accessible for organisations of all sizes, without any seat minimum requirements. Additionally, Microsoft are empowering our partners to facilitate every business in harnessing the power of AI – which is what CSG is here to help you achieve.

Copilot for Microsoft 365 emerges as the optimal choice for organisations. Microsoft 365 Copilot transitioned into general availability for enterprises in November. Earlier this year, Microsoft highlighted that 40% of the Fortune 100 engaged in their Early Access Program. Since the general availability for enterprises, esteemed customers such as Visa, BP, Honda, Pfizer, and strategic partners like Accenture, KPMG, and PwC have embraced Copilot. This signifies that a multitude of individuals across diverse industries and sectors have embarked on new work methodologies, supported by an AI-powered copilot.

Copilot for Microsoft 365 exhibits enhanced potency for organisations as it seamlessly operates across the entirety of your work-related data universe. This encompasses emails, meetings, chats, documents, and more, extending its reach to encompass online content as well. With natural language prompts like “Tell my team how we updated the product strategy,” Copilot can generate a status update based on the morning’s meetings, emails and chat threads.

Copilot is also integrated into the apps millions of people use every day, including Microsoft Teams (which is not available with Copilot Pro). Copilot jump-starts your creativity in Word, analyses data in Excel, designs presentations in PowerPoint, triages your Outlook inbox, summarises meetings in Teams – whether you attended or not – and so much more. Backed by enterprise-grade security, privacy, and compliance, and Microsoft’s Customer Copyright Commitment, CSG can’t wait to see how businesses of all sizes achieve more using AI – get in touch with our team to learn more today.

Achieve more with AI and Microsoft Copilot Pro today.

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