Endpoint Security for Servers
Add endpoint security for Windows and Linux servers with Microsoft Defender for Business servers preview.
• Stay up to date with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.
• Connect with customers and coworkers using Outlook, Exchange, and Microsoft Teams.
• Manage your files from anywhere with 1 TB of cloud storage on OneDrive per user.
• 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 MacOS devices4 safe and up to date.
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Microsoft 365 Business Premium brings together best-in-class Office apps and powerful cloud services with comprehensive security that helps protect your business against advanced cyberthreats.
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).
Edit and share documents, photos, and other files from anywhere on all your devices with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
Use enterprise-grade email through Outlook with a 50 GB mailbox per user and send attachments of up to 150 MB.
Get your team on the same page using group chat, online meetings, calling, and web conferencing with Microsoft Teams.
Simplify how customers schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings. Provide your customers with an easy-to-navigate webpage where they can find and book appointments around the clock.
Activate Microsoft Defender for Office 365 to help guard against viruses, spam, unsafe attachments, suspicious links, and phishing attacks.
Apply security policies to help protect work data on company-owned and employee devices. Keep company data within approved apps. Remove business data from lost or stolen devices with Microsoft Intune.
Help employees securely access business apps wherever they work with conditional access. Safeguard against password loss or theft with advanced multifactor authentication.
Encrypt sensitive emails and restrict copying and forwarding of confidential business information with Azure Information Protection. Enable unlimited cloud archiving.
Get protection against sophisticated ransomware attacks across devices—Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS4—with next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response.
Have peace of mind with 99.9% financially backed uptime guarantee.
Microsoft 365 Business Premium is for small and medium-sized businesses with up to 300 users. It provides the best-in-class productivity capabilities of Microsoft 365 Business Standard and comprehensive security and management features to safeguard business data and assets across devices.
Microsoft has a variety of productivity and security management offerings for small to medium-sized businesses, each bringing increasingly powerful features and functionality.
Microsoft 365 Business Standard combines Office apps and cloud services like business-class email, cloud file storage, and Microsoft Teams. Microsoft 365 Business Premium includes all the same apps and services plus advanced cyberthreat protection and device management capabilities. Microsoft 365 Business Premium is built for businesses with up to 300 employees. Compare all Microsoft 365 Business plans.
Microsoft 365 for enterprise is a set of licensing plans offering increased levels of compliance and security management over Microsoft 365 for business and providing additional business intelligence and analytics functionality. These plans are designed for enterprise customers and those that have more than 300 users.
Customers who wish to use Microsoft 365 Business Premium in their organization must be running Windows 11 or Windows 10 Pro* on their desktops for the service to manage their PCs.
*Windows 10 Pro upgrade rights are included with Microsoft 365 Business Premium if the machines are presently running Windows 8.1 Pro.
Windows 11 upgrade rights are included with Microsoft 365 Business Premium if the machines are presently running Windows 10 version 2004 or later.
Partner-assisted deployment of Microsoft 365 Business Premium is recommended. Contact your Microsoft partner to find out if they offer Microsoft 365 Business Premium. Your partner can help you understand your options and will make the best recommendations for deploying Microsoft 365 Business Premium in your organization. If you don’t have a Microsoft partner, find one on the Microsoft solution providers page.
Yes, you can combine your Microsoft 365 Business Premium subscriptions with plans and add-ons from Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365.
No, not everyone needs a Microsoft 365 Business Premium subscription, although the security and management benefits are available only to customers using devices managed with a Microsoft 365 Business Premium subscription.
Standardizing an IT environment helps reduce maintenance and security costs over time and is a state businesses should strive to attain. However, some small and medium-sized customers typically update their software when upgrading their hardware over time. These businesses can deploy Microsoft 365 Business Premium to part of their organization, but to ensure the best protection of sensitive business data and consistent collaboration experiences, deployment to all users is recommended.
If the hardware you run today runs Windows 8 Pro or later, it likely meets the minimum requirements for Microsoft 365 Business Premium. See the Windows 10 Pro system requirements for additional details.
For recently purchased Windows 10 Pro devices check the Windows 11 system requirements to make sure they’re eligible for the upgrade or use the PC Health Check app to see if your PC can run Windows 11.
Existing desktop (Win32) app compatibility is strong in Windows 10 and Windows 11, with over 99%3 of existing apps 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 Premium.
Yes, you may switch your plan from a qualifying plan to Microsoft 365 Business Premium. Monthly charges may decrease or increase depending on your current plan. Learn more.
Find more details about Microsoft 365 Business Premium capabilities, including technical documentation, setup instructions and other information on the Microsoft 365 Business Premium resources page.
Microsoft 365 is the productivity cloud designed to help each of us achieve what matters in our work and life with best-in-class Office apps, intelligent cloud services, and advanced security.
Office 365 business plans are now Microsoft 365 business plans. New name, same great value, same price.
• Office 365 Business Essentials is now Microsoft 365 Business Basic.
• Office 365 Business Premium is now Microsoft 365 Business Standard.
• Microsoft 365 Business is now Microsoft 365 Business Premium.
• Office 365 Business is now Microsoft 365 Apps for business.
The name change reflects the range of features and benefits in the subscription. Microsoft 365 includes everything you know in Office 365, including best-in-class Office apps, intelligent cloud services, and advanced security.
Microsoft Defender for Business is a new endpoint security solution designed to help businesses with up to 300 employees. It helps protect against cybersecurity threats, including malware and ransomware, in an easy-to-use, cost-effective package. Microsoft Defender for Business is included with Microsoft 365 Business Premium, and is available as a standalone product. Learn more.
Microsoft Defender for Business servers is an add-on for Microsoft 365 Business Premium or Microsoft Defender for Business standalone product. It helps protect Windows and Linux servers against cybersecurity threats, including malware and ransomware, in an easy-to-use, cost-effective package. Defender for Business servers is now available to try in preview. Learn more.
IT service providers can use Microsoft 365 Lighthouse to secure their Business Premium customers at scale. Learn more.
1. Once your paid subscription begins, cancelation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn more. Cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription any time by going to the Microsoft 365 admin center. When a subscription is canceled, all associated data will be deleted. Learn more about data retention, deletion, and destruction in Microsoft 365.
2. Cancel your free trial any time to stop future charges. After your 1-month free trial, you will be charged the applicable subscription fee. Credit card required.
3. Since 2018, App Assure has worked with thousands of customers and evaluated almost 800,000 apps with a 99.7 percent app compatibility rate. For that remaining 0.3 percent, the App Assure team will engage directly with you to get your apps running.
4. Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.
5. Availability of Audio Conferencing and Calling plans varies by country/region. See countries and regions that are supported for more information.