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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 all you Microsoft needs.

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 Server

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 Microsoft SQL Server and modern data platform requirements.


Reducing risk while optimising your SQL environment can be costly. Avoid large or lumpy infrastructure costs through Lexel’s managed services, customised to your environment and unique business needs.


Included in Lexel’s managed services solutions, you will have access to our experienced and professional team of database administrators (DBAs); some of the best resources in the industry.


Our Microsoft SQL Server services include:

Security & compliance. Lexel can help protect your data with robust security and compliance services, solutions and support.


Health & performance. Gain valuable insight, reduce risk and improve performance of your data platform.


Backup & restore. Protect your business-critical data with a reliable, cost-effective backup & restore strategy.


SQL performance as-a-service. When the best is the only option, Lexel offers continuous optimisation to help support your SQL workloads (under your existing change control process).


SQL compliance as-a-service. When compliance is part of your risk mitigation and audit requirements, Lexel can help by providing valuable insight, while protecting your organisation’s critical data.


High availability disaster recovery as-a-service. Turn your SQL infrastructure spend into OPEX. A cost-effective way to embark on upgrades and new implementations without having large or lumpy project costs.


Monitoring as a service. When databases fail, your business can grind to a halt. Our tools allow us to detect the early warning signs before they escalate into issues.


24 x 7 x 365 support. Lexel’s experienced New Zealand based team offers mission-critical support, when and where you need it.

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.