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Microsoft Solutions

A Microsoft partner since our inception, Lexel is one of the most highly regarded Microsoft Gold partners in New Zealand.

A Microsoft Gold Partner across nine competencies, Lexel has a breadth of experience across the range of Microsoft solutions.

Lexel’s Microsoft practice includes over 30 Microsoft Certified Professionals and two Most Valued Professional (MVP’s). With our wealth of expertise and capability, the Lexel team can help your business with a broad range of Microsoft solutions, services and support.

Microsoft Planning Services

Unlock your Microsoft Software Assurance Benefits

Discover the benefits a properly planned deployment can have on your business. A highly qualified Microsoft Partner, Lexel is certified by Microsoft to deliver Planning Services to eligible Microsoft Software Assurance customers.

The team at Lexel can help your business evaluate how to best deploy a range of Microsoft solutions, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.

Lexel delivers a structured, collaborative consulting experience, offering four planning services to help your organisation plan your next
Microsoft deployment.


Planning Services:

Desktop Deployment Planning Services.
 Plan a successful deployment of Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus, Office Professional Plus, and the Windows desktop O/S.
Skype for Business / Teams and Exchange Deployment Planning Services. Evaluate and plan your Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Skype for Business / Microsoft Teams implementation, whether on-premises, cloud, or hybrid.
SharePoint Deployment Planning Services. Develop customised deployment plans, and assess the overall impact of implementing SharePoint on-premises, SharePoint Online or Microsoft Teams.
Public Cloud, Microsoft Azure Deployment Planning Services. Understand how Microsoft Azure can benefit your business. Identify workloads and projects that maximise return on investment.

Business Benefits:

Business transformation. Tailored specifically for your organisation; get the help you need for a deployment, upgrade or migration.
Access to experts. Remove ambiguity and concerns about deployments with on-site expertise delivered by Lexel, a highly qualified Microsoft Gold Partner.
Best Fit. Learn how Microsoft products and services fit within your environment, through in-depth technology planning sessions delivered by Lexel.
Customise. Build a custom deployment plan based on an assessment of your IT environment, workforce needs, and business requirements.
Reduce Risk. Incorporate Microsoft best practices to help reduce risks and deployment costs.
Business Value. Demonstrate the value of a solid deployment plan back to your business, with a proof of concept or pilot.

Microsoft Planning Services are available in engagements of between 1 to 15 days, and are valued at over US $1000 per day.
For complete eligibility criteria, customers should view the latest Microsoft Product terms on

Planning Services expire – use them, or lose them!

Microsoft SharePoint

Discover, Share and Collaborate.

A Microsoft Gold Partner with a number of referenceable, high profile SharePoint clients, Lexel can help your employees collaborate and communicate securely, wherever and however they work.

Our services:

Readiness. Microsoft SharePoint assessment and readiness, including recommendations and indicative costs. Migration. Consultative end-to-end migration process to Microsoft SharePoint, whether online, on-premises or a hybrid solution.
Support. Our knowledgeable local team offers 24 x 7 mission critical support, where and when you need it.
Develop & build. Lexel can build your business a secure, elegant and easy to use cloud based intranet, including live web feeds, mixed data sources and department views.
Managed services. Whether on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid complete management of SharePoint, tailored to suit your organisation’s unique needs.
Health check. Available as a managed service, or as a one-off engagement. Includes stability, integrity, security checks, and best practice reviews available for third party deployments.
Microsoft Planning Services. For eligible Microsoft Volume licensing customers, Lexel is certified to deliver four planning services including SharePoint Deployment Planning Services.
Document management. Secure cloud based document management delivered as a service. Includes template and workflow automation, centralised record management and full audit control. Tailored to suit your organisation’s unique needs.

Power apps. Mobile friendly, purpose built for field teams. Includes electronic documents with workflows and seamless integration.
Software licensing and procurement. Lexel is an established Microsoft Cloud Solution provider (CSP) offering clarity, advice and procurement for

Business Benefits:

Save time and increase productivity. Employees can quickly and easily access information from anywhere, and on any device.
Seamlessly collaborate. Teams or individuals can collaborate and communicate securely.
Quickly find information. Powerful enterprise search provides a quick and accurate way to find files, sites, and people.
Maximise existing investments. For organisations that are licensed for SharePoint Online, but haven’t deployed it (i.e. Office 365 E3 customers).
Connect your organisation. Through intranets and portals, easily broadcast messages, information and resources
Security and Compliance. Create management, control and access policies. SharePoint Online includes safeguard and privacy features.

Microsoft SQL

Getting the most out of your data estate

Lexel’s dedicated team of Microsoft SQL Server specialists offer a broad range of services to meet all your SQL Server needs.

From migrations to managed services, replication to reporting, or if you simply want to reduce your licensing exposure, you can rely on Lexel.


Our services:

Managed services. Management of your Microsoft SQL Servers including monitoring and support, tailored to suit your organisation’s unique needs.
Support. Our local team offers 24 x 7, 365 days a year mission critical support, when and where you need it most.
Health check. Let us give you valuable insight and advice on resolving the performance, reliability and security of your SQL Server environment.
Upgrade and migration. Lexel offers a highly robust and risk-friendly framework for all types of SQL migration and consolidation scenarios.
SQL best practice. Lexel will configure and maintain your Microsoft SQL data estate, aligned to to current industry best practice guidelines.
SQL triage. When SQL Servers do not behave as expected, let Lexel jump in to immediately assess the cause and define resolution steps.
Cloud readiness & architecture. Defining your SQL cloud roadmap and migration to Azure, Amazon or Google.
Backup and recovery. We’ll work with you to define a backup and recovery plan for your SQL environment, and help you recover when disasters occur.
Software licensing and procurement. Clarity and advice for SQL Server licensing, helping reduce your Microsoft licensing exposure, and maximise your benefits.
Training. Ensure your DBAs have the skills to get the most out of your SQL data estate and corresponding investment.
Partners. Collaborating with industry leading partners, like SentryOne, IDERA and Detecta, Lexel offers SQL Server performance monitoring and maintenance second to none.

Business Benefits:

Save money on licensing. Reduce your Microsoft SQL Server licensing exposure, through best practice architecture, management and consolidation.
Reduce data loss. Through high availability features, increase mission-critical SQL Server uptime, and reduce data loss.
Increased application performance. Maximise your SQL investment through configuration and optimisation based on your unique workloads.
Business intelligence and analytics. Transform complex data from multiple sources into valuable business insights.
Legacy database support. Our knowledgeable team can recommend, implement and support enhancements to third party vendor databases.