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Microsoft 365 Business

• Stay up to date with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.
• Connect with customers and coworkers using Outlook, Exchange, and Teams.
• Manage your files from anywhere with 1 TB of cloud storage on OneDrive for Business.
• Defend your business against advanced cyberthreats with sophisticated phishing and ransomware protection.
• Control access to sensitive information using encryption to help keep data from being accidentally shared.
• Secure devices that connect to your data and help keep iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac devices safe and up to date.
Compatible with Windows 10 Pro. Some management features not supported in Windows Home. All languages included.

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Comprehensive security integrated with Office 365

Microsoft 365 Business combines the best-in-class productivity tools in Office 365 Business Premium like Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams with a comprehensive security solution that helps protect your business against advanced threats.

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Features

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    Enjoy Office apps

    Get the latest features and capabilities with fully installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint for Windows or Mac, OneNote (features vary), and Access and Publisher (PC only).
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    Use 1 TB cloud storage

    Edit and share documents, photos, and more from anywhere, on all your devices with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
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    Get email and calendaring

    Use enterprise-grade email through Outlook with a 50 GB mailbox per user and send attachments up to 150 MB. 
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    Collaborate with instant messaging and online meetings

    Get your team on the same page with group chat, online meetings, calling, and web conferencing with Microsoft Teams.
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    Increase protection against advanced cyberthreats

    Help protect against malware, viruses, phishing attempts, malicious links, and other threats.
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    Manage mobile devices, tablets, and computers

    Quickly and easily add security to mobile devices, tablets, and computers that connect to your business data with Intune.
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    Add business data protection

    Control access to sensitive information using encryption to help keep data from being accidentally shared.
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    Have the safest Windows ever

    Get upgrade rights to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 Pro or 8.1 Pro.
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    Simplified, multiuser Windows with Windows Virtual Desktop

    With Windows Virtual Desktop support, get multisession Windows 10 and Office and support for Remote Desktop Services environments with simplified licensing and lower costs.

Microsoft 365 Business

Frequently asked questions

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Microsoft 365 Business was purpose built for small and medium-sized businesses with under 300 users. It provides them with the best-in-class productivity capabilities of Office 365 Business Premium plus advanced security features to safeguard business data and assets across devices.

Microsoft has a variety of productivity and security management offerings that small to medium-sized customers may consider when upgrading their desktop and device infrastructure, each bringing increasingly powerful features and functionality. 
 
Office 365 Business Premium delivers best-in-class productivity with Office 365 apps and services, but does not include the threat protection and device management capabilities of Microsoft 365 Business. 
 
Microsoft 365 Business is an integrated solution bringing together the best-in-class productivity of Office 365 with advanced security and device management to help safeguard your business from advanced threats. It includes a simplified management console through which device and data policies may be administered. Many small to medium-sized businesses with less than 300 employees can be best served with Microsoft 365 Business. 
 
Microsoft 365 Enterprise is a set of licensing plans that offer increased levels of compliance and security management over Microsoft 365 Business. They are designed for enterprise customers and those customers that have over 300 users. In addition, Microsoft 365 Enterprise plans provide additional business intelligence and analytics functionality. 
 

Customers who wish to run Microsoft 365 Business in their organization must be running Windows 10 Pro* on their desktops in order for the service to manage their PCs.
 
 
*Windows 10 Pro upgrade rights are included with Microsoft 365 Business if the target machines are presently running Windows 7 Pro or 8.1 Pro.

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.

Yes, customers can combine their Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions with plans and add-ons from Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365.

No, not everyone needs a Microsoft 365 Business subscription, although the security and management benefits are available only to those users with devices managed with a Microsoft 365 Business subscription.

 

Standardizing an IT environment serves to help reduce maintenance and security costs over time and is a state that businesses should strive to attain. However, some small and medium-sized customers update their software primarily when they upgrade their hardware, over an extended period. These businesses can deploy Microsoft 365 Business to part of their organization, but for best protection of sensitive business data and consistent collaboration experiences, deployment to all users is recommended.

If the hardware you run today runs Windows 7 Pro or later, it likely meets the minimum requirements for Microsoft 365 Business. See the Windows 10 Pro system requirements for additional details.

 

Existing desktop (Win32) app compatibility is strong in Windows 10, with most existing app working without any changes. Customers and their trusted IT advisors should read the recommended app testing process for Windows 10 compatibility and review the Office system requirements to ensure a smooth transition to Microsoft 365 Business.

Yes, customers may switch their plans from a qualifying Office 365 plan to Microsoft 365 Business. Depending on the customer's current plan there may be a decrease or increase in monthly charges.

You can find more details about Microsoft 365 Business capabilities including technical documentation, set up instructions and more here.