Microsoft 365 Business
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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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Enjoy Office appsGet 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).
Use 1 TB cloud storageEdit and share documents, photos, and more from anywhere, on all your devices with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
Get email and calendaringUse enterprise-grade email through Outlook with a 50 GB mailbox per user and send attachments up to 150 MB.
Collaborate with instant messaging and online meetingsGet your team on the same page with group chat, online meetings, calling, and web conferencing with Microsoft Teams.
Increase protection against advanced cyberthreatsHelp protect against malware, viruses, phishing attempts, malicious links, and other threats.
Manage mobile devices, tablets, and computersQuickly and easily add security to mobile devices, tablets, and computers that connect to your business data with Intune.
Add business data protectionControl access to sensitive information using encryption to help keep data from being accidentally shared.
Have the safest Windows everGet upgrade rights to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 Pro or 8.1 Pro.
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
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Frequently asked questions
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.
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.