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Compare Office 365 to Microsoft 365

Get best-in-class productivity apps with Office 365 or integrate them with intelligent cloud services in Microsoft 365.

Find the solution that suits your organization

Office 365 E3

Originally starting from £22.00 now starting from £22.00

£22.00 £22.00

user/month

(Annual subscription—auto renews)1

  • Always up-to-date web-based Microsoft 365 apps

  • Email, file storage and sharing, meetings, and instant messaging

  • Install Microsoft 365 apps on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five phones per user13

  • Chat and call-in for up to 1,000 attendees

  • Unlimited OneDrive cloud storage for subscriptions with five or more users3

  • Standard security

  • Anytime phone and web support

Microsoft 365 E3

Originally starting from £33.10 now starting from £33.10

£33.10 £33.10

user/month

(Annual commitment)

  • Everything in Office 365 E3, plus:

  • Microsoft 365 apps for desktop and mobile

  • Windows for Enterprise

  • Chat, meetings, and file sharing within shared workspaces

  • Core security and identity management capabilities

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Office 365 E3

Originally starting from £22.00 now starting from £22.00

£22.00 £22.00

user/month

(Annual subscription—auto renews)1

Office 365 is a suite of productivity apps and services such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Microsoft 365 E3

Originally starting from £33.10 now starting from £33.10

£33.10 £33.10

user/month

(Annual commitment)

Microsoft 365 is a productivity cloud that delivers intelligent experiences, enterprise-grade management, and advanced security to take your business further.4

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Microsoft 365 apps
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Install Microsoft 365 desktop apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher (PC only), and Access (PC only) on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five mobile devices per person5
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Co-create, organize, and work together on projects with Loop
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Email and calendar
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Connect and stay organized with email, calendar, and contacts all in one place within outlook
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Work smarter using business-class email and calendaring with Exchange
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Plan 2 (100 GB mailbox)

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Plan 2 (100 GB mailbox)

Simplify how customers schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings
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Meetings and voice
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Chat, meet, share files, and use business apps within a shared workspace in Microsoft Teams
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Collaborate on ideas and content in Microsoft Whiteboard, a freeform digital canvas, now integrated with Microsoft Teams
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Work with teammates on documents, spreadsheets, project plans, meetings, or email with Microsoft 365 Groups
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Enable Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing with dial-out to the US and Canada
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See terms6

Device and app management
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Provide access to rich, people-centric data and insights in the Microsoft Cloud using the Microsoft Graph API
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Deploy Microsoft 365 Apps to a computer in your organization that is accessed by multiple users with shared computer activation 
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Get an intuitive and intelligent experience that maintains a familiar feel and works how you do with Windows 11 for Enterprise
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Set up and preconfigure new devices, getting them ready for use with Windows Autopilot
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Help keep your organization's information protected and make your workforce more productive on all their mobile devices with Microsoft Intune
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Deploy Microsoft 365 Apps to a computer in your organization that's accessed by multiple users
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Social and intranet
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Share and manage content, knowledge, and apps with SharePoint Online storage
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Provide a modern engagement experience for employees with Viva Connections
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See terms7

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Connect everyone at your organization through employee communities and conversations with Viva Engage
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Files and content
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Provide personal cloud storage on OneDrive from anywhere, on any device, so users can easily share documents with others inside and outside your organization8
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Manage your Microsoft 365 profile and discover and organize the information that's likely to be most interesting to you right now with Delve
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Engage and inform with intelligent video using Microsoft Stream
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Create visually striking newsletters, presentations, and documents in minutes with Sway9
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Work management
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Build the business apps you need and extend or customize the apps you already use with Power Apps
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Make repetitive tasks easy using workflow automation with Power Automate10
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Respond to business needs with custom chatbots with Power Virtual Agents
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Get relational data storage, rich data types, enterprise-grade governance, and one-click solution deployment to the Microsoft Teams app store with Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
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Easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls with Microsoft Forms11
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Organize teamwork, create new plans, assign tasks, share files, chat, and get updates on progress with Microsoft Planner
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Plan your day and manage your life with Microsoft To Do
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Create, update, and manage schedules for your team with Shifts in Microsoft Teams
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Advanced analytics
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Improve productivity with data-driven, privacy-protected personal insights from Viva Insights
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Identity and access management
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Integrate with on-premises Microsoft Entra ID sync for single sign-on (SSO)
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Sign in to laptops, tablets, devices, or apps quickly without a password with Windows Hello for Business
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Enhance security, simplify access, and set smart policies with a single identity platform with Microsoft Entra ID P1
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Threat protection
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Catch all types of emerging threats with next-generation protection that helps reinforce the security perimeter of your network
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Send files to quarantine with manual response actions
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Prevent zero-day attacks with attack surface reduction capabilities
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Enable your security team to view information about detected threats, take actions to mitigate threats, and centrally manage your organization’s threat protection settings with the Microsoft 365 Defender portal
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Help protect a variety of platforms, including Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android
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Reduce your risk of damage and get information in a succinct, real-time view of the attack timeline with Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics12
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Prevent existing and emerging attacks to help keep employees productive with Microsoft Defender Application Guard
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Information protection
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Get information protection including message encryption, rights management, and data loss prevention for email and files
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Control and help secure email, documents, and sensitive data that you share outside your company with Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention

Azure Information Protection for Office 365

Premium Plan 1

Address threats of data theft or exposure from lost, stolen, or inappropriately decommissioned computers with BitLocker
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Security management
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Help protect your organization from threats by reporting on and improving its security posture with Microsoft Secure Score
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Control compliance access and permissions with Microsoft Security and Compliance Center
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Compliance management
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Use manual retention labels, content search, and basic auditing to help with compliance
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Find relevant data with basic organization-wide or location-wide retention policies, Teams retention policies, core eDiscovery, and litigation hold with Microsoft Purview eDiscovery
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This feature is included

Office 365 E3

Originally starting from £22.00 now starting from £22.00

£22.00 £22.00

user/month

(Annual subscription—auto renews)1

Office 365 is a suite of productivity apps and services such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Microsoft 365 E3

Originally starting from £33.10 now starting from £33.10

£33.10 £33.10

user/month

(Annual commitment)

Microsoft 365 is a productivity cloud that delivers intelligent experiences, enterprise-grade management, and advanced security to take your business further.4

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Microsoft 365 delivers intelligent user experiences, rich organizational insights, and a trusted platform to help people and organizations get more done.

Top questions

  • The difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365 is that Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based service that brings together best-in-class productivity apps with advanced device management, intelligent security, and innovative online services. Office 365 includes apps such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with services such as Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. Learn more about Office 365 for enterprise.

  • Microsoft 365—which includes Microsoft 365 apps, Windows 10 or 11, and Enterprise Mobility + Security—is more than just a licensing construct or a group of products. Microsoft 365 brings interconnectivity and intelligence that helps customers innovate and compete more effectively on their digital transformation journey.

  • Microsoft FastTrack is the customer success service that helps you move smoothly and confidently to Microsoft 365 and deliver business value faster. Customers with eligible subscriptions to Microsoft 365 can use FastTrack at no additional cost for the life of their subscription. Sign in to Microsoft FastTrack to request assistance and get started.

  • Discounts are available for Enterprise Agreement customers (typically more than 250 licenses) who want to purchase through volume licensing. A Microsoft expert can help you explore the purchasing options for large enterprises and help you determine which is best for you. Learn more about volume licensing. Find a Microsoft partner.

  • Customers with Microsoft 365 E3 subscriptions are eligible to purchase Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance and Microsoft 365 E5 Security as add-ons to their Microsoft 365 E3 subscriptions. Depending on the subscription level, customers can also combine their Microsoft 365 Enterprise subscriptions with plans and add-ons from Microsoft Entra ID, Dynamics 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security, and Microsoft 365.

  • Yes, your organization can use any combination of plans as long as you meet plan prerequisites. Prerequisites vary by plan. Learn more and compare Microsoft 365 plans.

  • Microsoft has a data retention period that is typically set to 90 days for most subscriptions. This period begins upon subscription cancellation. You may retrieve your data in this period even though your subscription is disabled.

  • [1] Once your paid subscription begins, cancellation 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] After your one-month free trial ends, your subscription will automatically convert into a 12-month paid subscription and you will be charged the applicable subscription fee. Cancel anytime during your free trial to stop future charges. Credit card required to sign-up. Learn more.​
  • [3] Unlimited OneDrive storage for E3 or E5 subscriptions of five or more users. Microsoft will provide an initial 5 TB of OneDrive storage per user. Customers who want additional OneDrive storage can request it as needed by contacting Microsoft Support. Subscriptions for fewer than five users receive 1 TB OneDrive storage per user. F3 plans include 2 GB OneDrive storage per user.
  • [4] Productivity Server Rights – SharePoint, Exchange productivity server rights for Microsoft 365 E3 and E5 customers (Hybrid Rights unavailable in CSP Channel).
  • [5] Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. Also includes Publisher and Access for PC only.
  • [6] Available via the no-cost add-on license for Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing with dial-out to US and Canada. Includes unlimited toll dial-in, 60 minutes per user per month dial-out to phone numbers in the US and Canada, and Operator Connect Conferencing.
  • [7] Premium features require a Microsoft Viva license. Learn more.
  • [8] Microsoft will provide an initial 5 TB of OneDrive storage per user. Customers who want additional OneDrive storage can request it as needed by contacting Microsoft support. Subscriptions for fewer than five users receive 1 TB OneDrive storage per user.
  • [9] Sway is not currently available for Government Community Cloud (GCC) customers and customers in certain geographic locations. Some legacy Office 365 plans that are no longer in market as of August 2015 may also not have access to Sway.
  • [10] Limited to 2,000 steps.
  • [11] Licensed users can create/share/manage forms. Completing/responding does not require a Forms license.
  • [12] Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) ended mainstream support on January 12, 2021. Extended support will continue until January 2026. Learn more.
  • [13] Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.

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