Microsoft 365 Business Premium
For PC, Mac, iOS, and Android
- Stay up to date with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft 365 apps.
- 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 devices safe and up to date.3
Compatible with Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and the three most recent versions of macOS. All languages included.
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One solution to run your business securely from anywhere
Microsoft 365 Business Premium brings together best-in-class Microsoft 365 apps and powerful cloud services with comprehensive security that helps protect your business against advanced cyberthreats.
Apps and services included
Publisher (PC only)
Access (PC only)
Azure Information Protection
Microsoft Entra ID
Do more with Microsoft 365 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).
Defend against cyberthreats
Activate Microsoft Defender for Office 365 to help guard against viruses, spam, unsafe attachments, suspicious links, and phishing attacks.
Use 1 TB cloud storage per user
Edit and share documents, photos, and other files from anywhere on all your devices with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
Manage mobile devices, tablets, and computers
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.
Get email and calendaring
Use enterprise-grade email through Outlook with a 50 GB mailbox per user and send attachments of up to 150 MB.
Enable secure remote access and protect identity
Help employees securely access business apps wherever they work with conditional access. Safeguard against password loss or theft with advanced multifactor authentication.
Collaborate with instant messaging and online meetings
Get your team on the same page using group chat, online meetings, calling, and web conferencing with Microsoft Teams.
Help protect business data
Encrypt sensitive emails and restrict copying and forwarding of confidential business information with Azure Information Protection. Enable unlimited cloud archiving.
Streamline appointment scheduling with customers and partners
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.
Get enterprise-grade endpoint security with Microsoft Defender for Business
Increase protection against sophisticated ransomware attacks across devices—Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS3—with next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection, and response.
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Top 5 benefits of Microsoft 365 Business Premium
Microsoft 365 Business Premium
Have peace of mind with a financially backed 99.9 percent uptime guarantee.
Get the best-in-class productivity of Microsoft 365 with advanced security and device management to help safeguard your business against cyberthreats.
Easy to set up
Quickly deploy and manage all your devices across your company—no IT expertise required. Add and remove users in minutes.
Here to help
Rely on Microsoft Support for answers with a call or chat, how-to resources, and connections with other Microsoft 365 customers for setup and quick fixes.
Endpoint Security for Servers
Add endpoint security for Windows and Linux servers with Microsoft Defender for Business servers add-on.
Microsoft Teams Phone
Add Microsoft Teams Phone, a cloud-based phone system with advanced features including call transfer, multilevel auto attendants, and call queues.
Securely stream your Windows experience—including apps, content, and settings—from the Microsoft cloud to any device.
Secure your data
Learn how you can protect your small business.
Join a workshop
Sign up for a virtual workshop or training session.
Schedule a demo
Meet with a Microsoft expert.
Find a partner
Connect with an authorized solution provider.
Frequently asked questions
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 Microsoft 365 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—over 99 percent5 of existing apps work without any changes. Customers and their trusted IT advisors should read the recommended app testing process for Windows 10 compatibility and review the Microsoft 365 system requirements to ensure a smooth transition to Microsoft 365 Business Premium.
Microsoft 365 is the productivity cloud designed to help each of us achieve what matters in our work and life with best-in-class Microsoft 365 apps, intelligent cloud services, and advanced security.
Microsoft Defender for Business is an 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 and buy. Learn more.
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Windows OS: 1.6 GHz or faster, 2-core. 2 GHz or greater recommended for Microsoft Teams
macOS: Intel processor
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Windows OS: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2019 or Windows Server 2016.
macOS: One of the three most recent versions of macOS.
iOS: Microsoft 365 apps for iPad® and iPhone® (including Outlook for iOS) is supported on the two most recent versions of iOS and iPadOS.
Android: Microsoft 365 apps for Android (including Outlook for Android) can be installed on tablets and phones running any of the supported versions of Android and have an ARM-based or Intel x86 processor. Support will be limited to only the last four major versions of Android.
Windows OS: 4 GB RAM; 2 GB RAM (32-bit)
macOS: 4 GB RAM
Android: 1 GB
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Windows OS: 4 GB of available disk space
macOS: 10 GB of available disk space; HFS+ hard disk format (also known as macOS Extended)
Windows OS: 1280 x 768 screen resolution (32-bit requires hardware acceleration for 4K and higher)
macOS: 1280 x 800 screen resolution.
Windows OS: Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9 or later, with WDDM 2.0 or higher for Windows 10 (or WDDM 1.3 or higher for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update). Microsoft Teams requires DirectX 9 or later, 128 MB graphics memory, and 32-bits-per-pixel-capable format.
macOS: No graphics requirements.
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A touch-enabled device is required to use any multitouch functionality. However, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard- or accessible- input device. Note that new touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8 or later.
Internet functionality requires an internet connection.
Microsoft account required.
-  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.
-  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.
-  Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.
-  Availability of audio conferencing and calling plans varies by country/region. See countries and regions that are supported for more information.
-  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.