Copilot now Available for Small and Medium Businesses 

by | Feb 5, 2024 | Office 365, Business, Managed Services, Upcoming Tech

Exciting news for small and medium businesses! Microsoft has recently announced that its powerful AI assistant, Copilot, is now available to help businesses of all sizes work smarter and more efficiently. It is now generally available for small businesses with Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Standard packages, people or businesses with Office 365 E3 and E5, and teachers and faculty. Customers can add Copilot to a qualifying Microsoft 365 plan for $360/year per seat, given an appropriate Microsoft license. 

This move is aimed at bringing the full power of Copilot to more people and businesses, allowing them to take advantage of its many features and capabilities. 

What Copilot can do for Your Business 

Copilot is designed to help businesses of all sizes work smarter and more efficiently. It can summarize important documents, catch up on communications, generate drafts of emails and documents, search users’ data for answers to key questions, and more. Copilot can even create or write a variety of content, from emails and page summaries to code and proposals. 

The availability of Copilot to small and medium businesses is a game-changer, as it allows these companies to access powerful tools and features. The wider availability of Copilot gives smaller businesses the opportunity to compete more effectively in the marketplace. 

Why This Matters 

So, what does this mean for small and medium businesses and their employees? It means that they now have access to a powerful tool that can help them work smarter, more efficiently, and more effectively. With Copilot, businesses can save time, reduce costs, and improve their overall productivity, giving them a competitive edge in the marketplace. But more importantly, it means that human workers can focus on the tasks that truly matter, leaving the mundane and repetitive tasks to Copilot. This improves job satisfaction and allows for more creativity and innovation in the workplace. 

Copilot promotional image from Microsoft: "A whole new way to work."
Used with permission from Microsoft

The recent announcement that Copilot is now available to small and medium businesses is great news for companies of all sizes, and their employees. With its advanced AI technology and wide range of capabilities, using Copilot is sure to give small and medium businesses a competitive edge in the marketplace.  

If you’re a SpireTech client and you want to explore what Copilot can help in your business, contact us to add to the employees under your account. It doesn’t have to be an extreme change; start with as few or as many additions as you want. We think it’s worth checking out.