Microsoft 365 Business vs Office 365 - A Comparison


Which is right for your business, Office 365 or Microsoft 365?

Microsoft 365 Business includes everything that Office 365 Business Premium offers and adds security and device management to help you to protect your company data across personal and company-owned devices.

In July 2017, we announced Microsoft 365 which brings together multiple products into a single solution. So what is the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365 and which is right for your business?

Office 365 is the best-in-class productivity solution that gives you the apps and services that will help your employees get more done and work better together. Microsoft 365 includes the same apps and services as Office 365 offers with additional capabilities that give you peace of mind by helping to safeguard your company data across devices and the ability to remotely remove that data from company or employee-owned devices. 

You can think of Office 365 as a starting point that puts you on a path to Microsoft 365 which helps you address more advanced security and compliance requirements.

Your Microsoft 365 Business subscription includes: 

Office Apps

Get the Office apps (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and OneNote) installed across PCs, Macs, tablets and mobile devices.


Email & Calendaring

Use business-class email through an Outlook experience you can access from your desktop or from a web browser.

File Storage & Sharing

Manage your files from anywhere with 1TB of storage.


Data Protection Controls

Protect your business data on both personal and company-owned devices


Cyberthreat Protection

Guard against unsafe attachments, suspicious links, and other malware


Administration & Deployment

Manage new PCs and devices faster and more easily than ever.


Dependability & Support

Get a 99.9% financially-backed uptime guarantee and 24x7 online and phone support.

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