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Microsoft 365 Licensing Guide

Choose the right Microsoft 365 licensing for your compliance needs

When licensing Microsoft (Office) 365 for an organization – especially Government Contractors – it is essential to understand how the various types of licensing impact your compliance with government cyber security requirements such as:
  • CMMC 2.0
  • DFARS 7012
  • NIST 800-171

This licensing guide covers Microsoft 365 GCC High Licensing via the following categories: 

  • Enterprise Licensing Bundles
  • Enterprise Licensing
  • Mobility and Security Licensing
  • Operating System Licensing

Depending on your IT Security policies, you may require licensing that exceeds these recommendations. Additionally, this guidance is only meant for organizations focused on meeting NIST 800-171 and CMMC 2.0 Level 2 guidance for non-federal information systems. 
This does not address ITAR requirements or any needs that may require DISA Security Requirements Guide Impact Level 4 environment such as the Microsoft 365 US Government Community Cloud tenant.

Simply want to know if Microsoft 365 GCC or GCC High is right for your organization. This page should help.

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