It is time to ramp up your use of Microsoft Teams! Skype for Business will be retired for all State employees on October 25, 2021. More Info
The Department of Technology and Information and statewide Information Resource Managers (IRM) or Information Security Officers (ISO) from across the state worked together with Gartner, Inc. from April 2017 - Sept 2017. That partnership was to assess requirements, preferences, capabilities, and concerns regarding a transition to cloud services for email and productivity tools. The final recommendation was to move to a cloud-based service to provide greater productivity, security, and collaboration across our State enterprise in support of Delaware's initiatives to become a more accessible, responsive and mobile government.
The State has procured Office 365 Government Plan licenses plus Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) as a security add-on. There are two versions of the O365 license subscriptions Delaware now owns. The majority of state personnel will receive a G3 license, which provides email and office products both Online in addition to locally installed Office ProPlus products. The G1 license provides email and Office products online via the internet only.