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Resource Central

Discover the ideal workspace booking system for Microsoft 365

Resource Central is a comprehensive workspace and resource scheduling solution that includes:

  • Booking desks, meeting rooms, etc.
  • Booking ‘pooled’ resources such as car parks that have a capacity associated with them
  • Service requests (e.g., catering, seating layouts, equipment)
  • Digital signage & occupancy sensors
  • Visitor management
  • Resource management & utilisation insights

Designed from the ‘ground up’ to support the Microsoft ecosystem, Resource Central meets the usability, security, and scalability needs of Microsoft-centric enterprises.

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The benefits of using Resource Central

Hassle-free booking & productive visits for your workforce

  • Make bookings direct from Microsoft Outlook, Teams, or mobile app
  • Select from lists or interactive floor plans
  • Filter according to capacity, facilities, accessibility, etc.
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  • Book extra facilities such as parking, pool cars or EV charging
  • Link users to context-sensitive help & company-specific booking guidelines.

Add service requests to native Microsoft room bookings

Request additional services such as catering, seating layouts, equipment and visitor passes, all from within Outlook, Teams or mobile.

Add cost-codes and make special requests relating to allergies and accessibility needs.

Automated workflows send requests to the relevant service providers.

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A great technology fit for your enterprise

If you’re already using Microsoft 365 to book meetings, Resource Central is the perfect fit:

  • Extend native Microsoft resource booking
  • Build on existing calendar scheduling
  • Leverage existing EntraID groups & SSO
  • Delegate approvals & permissions follow your settings in Microsoft 365
  • Choose from a wide range of workspace signage options including room screens, desk pucks & simple QR signs.

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What our customers have to say about us

What our customers have to say

“Being able to pre-book a desk close to colleagues is a game-changer for our team’s productivity, especially as we are about to be working in an unfamiliar temporary space whilst we refurb our Poole office.”

Chris Egan, Infrastructure Project Manager, Merlin Entertainments ltd

What our customers have to say

“It’s now quicker and easier for hosts to register visitors in advance and provide all the relevant information, such as whether the visitor needs escorting. Managing visitor arrivals has also been streamlined with services that include self-service check-in kiosks and automated notifications to hosts.”

Jane Jennings, Business System Analyst, Supply Chain and FM, NATS
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What our customers have to say

“Working with Essential we have been able to make Microsoft Outlook the single portal via which we can book everything required for visitors to NATS’ offices. At the same time as scheduling a visit in Outlook calendar we can request meeting rooms, seating layouts, AV equipment, catering, Wifi codes, security arrangements, and so on.”

Jane Jennings, Business System Analyst, Supply Chain and FM, NATS
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What our customers have to say

“Our vision is to create flexible and productive office spaces using cutting-edge technologies to ease workspace booking, show footfall throughout the office and even help individuals find a space that suits their ideal temperature.”

Jane Jennings, Business System Analyst, Supply Chain and FM, NATS