Office 365

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is Microsoft’s productivity solution in the cloud. It is sold as suites that are available for every organization, irrespective of their size. Depending on the suite, Office 365 can include the full downloadable Office client—also available as a set of web-based applications (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), business-class email, file sharing, meetings and communications solutions, and an internal collaboration social network. Each suite helps keep your data private and protected from potential threats. Office 365 provides users with access to the productivity solutions from anywhere, simple management IT solutions, and comes with a financially backed Service Level Agreement.

Detailed information on how to buy and license Office 365 is available in the Office 365 Licensing Guide.

Through which licensing programs can I buy Office 365?

Office 365 is sold across different channels and programs. The following table outlines the availability of Office 365.

Volume Licensing programsBusinessBusiness EssentialsBusiness PremiumProPlusEnterprise K1Enterprise E1Enterprise E3Enterprise E5
Web Direct (MOSP)
EA/EAS

MPSA

Open

Cloud Solution Provider (CSP)
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