Microsoft 365 | Business

Microsoft 365 is the productivity cloud that brings together best-in-class Office apps with powerful cloud services, device management, and advanced security to transform the way you work.

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Be more productive wherever you are

Connect employees to the people, information, and content they need to do their best work, from any device.

Comes with Office apps

Stay up to date with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

Email and calendaring

Connect with customers and coworkers using Outlook and Exchange.

Chat, call, and meet

Keep your team on the same page with group chat, online meetings, and calling in Microsoft Teams.

Cloud storage

Manage your files from anywhere with 1 TB of OneDrive storage.

Don’t drown in paperwork

Transform the way you manage your business and simplify the way work gets done with modern tools that streamline business processes.

Manage customer appointments

Simplify how customers schedule and manage appointments with Bookings.

Capture employee and customer insights

Create surveys, polls, and questionnaires to gather data and insights with Microsoft Forms.

Make repetitive tasks easy

Automate everyday business processes with Power Automate.

Works with what you have

Sign in once to access all your tools. Microsoft 365 integrates with hundreds of third-party cloud apps.

Protect what matters most

Help protect your employees, data, and customer information with enterprise-grade security you can trust.

Defend against cyberthreats

Protect against phishing attempts, ransomware, spam, malware, viruses, malicious links, and other threats.

Keep customer data safe

Protect sensitive business information from cybercriminals, unauthorized access, and accidental deletion.

Secure your devices

Help keep your data safe, even when accessed on employees’ personal devices.

Simplify IT management

Easily setup and manage your users, devices, and data, giving you time back to focus on running your business.


Pick the right productivity solution for your business.

Compare and choose from a variety of plans designed for businesses like yours.

Product feature
 
Office 365 Business Essentials Office 365 Business Premium Microsoft 365 Business
 

Office 365 Business Essentials

$5.00 user/month
(annual commitment)

Office 365 Business Premium

$12.50 user/month
(annual commitment)

Microsoft 365 Business

$20.00 user/month
(annual commitment)
 

Web and mobile versions of Office applications

Web and mobile versions of Office applications

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Use web versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote

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Have always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote for iOS, Android® devices on up to 5 phones and 5 tablets

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Collaborate using real-time co-authoring so multiple users can work in the same document, simultaneously

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Email and calendaring

Email and calendaring

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Host email with a 50 GB mailbox

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Use your own custom domain name (yourname@yourcompany.com)

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Get business-class email on phones, tablets, desktops, and the web with Exchange

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Manage your calendar, share available meeting times, schedule meetings, and get reminders

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Easily schedule meetings and respond to invitations using shared calendars

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Set up new user emails, restore deleted accounts, create custom scripts, and more from anywhere

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File storage and sharing

File storage and sharing

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Store and share files with 1 TB of OneDrive storage

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Work on a file and save it directly to OneDrive or SharePoint; your changes are updated across your synched devices

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Share files with external contacts by providing access or guest links

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Securely share documents and send emails so only those with the right permissions can access the information

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Access and sync files on PC or Mac and mobile devices

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Teamwork and communication

Teamwork and communication

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Host online meetings and video calls for up to 250 users with Microsoft Teams2

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Chat with your team from your desktop or on the go with Microsoft Teams

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Bring together all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps so you can easily connect and collaborate from one place with Microsoft Teams

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Create team sites to share information, content, and files throughout your intranet using SharePoint

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Security and compliance

Security and compliance

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Protect your email against spam, malware, and known threats with Exchange Online Protection

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Meet key international, regional, and industry-specific standards and terms, with more than 1,000 security and privacy controls

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Control who and when someone has access to your business information with security groups and custom permissions

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Create password policies that require users to reset their passwords after a specified number of days

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Support and deployment

Support and deployment

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Access support on the phone or the web anytime

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Have peace of mind with 99.9% uptime guaranteed

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Maximum number of users

300

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Licensed for commercial use

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Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and Mac

Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and Mac

  

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Get fully installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote for Windows or Mac (plus Access and Publisher for PC only)

  

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Install the Office apps on up to 5 PCs or Macs per user

  

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Tools to build and manage your business

Tools to build and manage your business

  

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Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams

  

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Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings

  

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Quickly see real-time, accurate mileage tracking and reporting with MileIQ

  

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Advanced security

Advanced security

  

  

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Help protect against sophisticated threats hidden in email attachments and links, and get cutting-edge defenses against zero-day threats, ransomware, and other advanced malware attempts with Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

  

  

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Remotely wipe company data from lost or stolen devices with Selective Wipe from Intune

  

  

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Restrict copying or saving of company information to unauthorized apps and locations with App protection for Office mobile apps

  

  

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Control who has access to company information by applying restrictions like Do Not Copy and Do Not Forward with information rights management

  

  

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Apply policies that provide pre-breach threat resistance in Windows 10 with Windows Defender Exploit Guard

  

  

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Enforce malware protection to help keep your Windows 10 devices safe from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software with Windows Defender

  

  

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Enable unlimited cloud archive and long-term preservation policies to ensure you never lose an email with Exchange Online Archiving

  

  

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Device management

Device management

  

  

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Configure security features and settings on Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices running iOS or Android® with an easy-to-use setup wizard

  

  

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Use simplified controls to manage policies applied to Windows 10 PCs

  

  

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Automatically deploy the Office apps to Windows 10 PCs

  

  

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Configure your PCs to automatically install Office and Windows 10 updates

  

  

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Apply security policies to protect business data on all your devices, including iOS, Android®, and Windows PCs with Mobile Device Management from Intune

  

  

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See what customers are saying about Microsoft 365

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Presentation Studio

“Microsoft 365 Business is pretty much the baseline for how we start running everything.”Things move faster with Microsoft 365. Internal communications and processes are significantly faster, we’ve reduced the noise and distraction of email clutter, and people are happier.”

 

Emma Bannister, CEO

 

The Detroit Wallpaper Co.

“Microsoft 365 Business brings a new level of confidence and security we didn’t have before.”

 

Josh Young, Co-Founder
 

Clifton Coffee Roasters

“With Teams, we immediately felt the impact of having channels where you get a fast response because your question is relevant to that channel rather than something that could get lost in a giant group chat.”

 

Josh Clarke, Director of Coffee

 

Filmo Reality

FilmoRealty Limited

“With Teams and Forms checklists, we ensure a consistent, high level of service across all our projects.”

 

Luqman Edu, Chief Visionary Officer and Managing Director

 

Learn more about Microsoft 365 Business

Achieve more together with Microsoft 365 Business

Take a crash course in Microsoft 365 Business

  

Need help getting started?

Get insight and tips on deployment from our setup documentation.

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Microsoft 365 Business was purpose-built for small and medium-sized businesses under 300 users and need a solution that provides their employees with the best-in-class productivity and collaboration capabilities of Office 365 and device management and security solutions to safeguard business data and assets across devices.

Customers who wish to run Microsoft 365 Business in their organization must be running Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 Pro* on their current desktops. Current Windows 10 Pro PCs should be running Creators Update if they have not already done so.

*Windows 10 Pro upgrade rights are included with the Microsoft 365 Business preview if the target machines are presently running Windows 7, 8, or 8.1.

Partner-assisted deployment is the recommended way to deploy Microsoft 365 Business. Contact your Microsoft partner and ask them if they are offering Microsoft 365 Business. Your partner is well-equipped to help you understand your options and make the best recommendations for deploying Microsoft 365 Business in your organization. If you do not have a Microsoft partner, you can find one here.

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