Microsoft Office 365 - Offerings and Benefits
Microsoft Office 365 is a great Mailing solution integrated with collaborative tools and powered by AI. It is enriched with lots of features, all of which could not be covered above. Evaluating the product gives an insight into the benefits the product provides us with.
Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that integrates the best tools to enhance the way people work today. It combines apps like Excel, Word, PPT and Outlook with powerful cloud services like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams. Office 365 lets anyone create documents, sheet, presentation, etc., and share with anyone on any device.
Microsoft Office 365 was launched by Microsoft on June 28, 2011, as a successor to Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), originally aimed at corporate users. The best advantages is all Office 365 plans include automatic updates for their respective software at no additional charge, which is not the same in case of conventional licenses for these programs, where new version requires the purchase of a new license.
Office 365 includes several productivity tools that are designed to cover the collaboration needs of an organisation. Currently, the list of collaboration tools includes OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, Outlook Online, Kaizala, Flow, Stream, Forms and Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, One Note) offline and online versions depending on the plan.
Plans and Pricing (For SMB & MM Users):
Office 365 Business
Office 365 Business Premium
365 Business Essentials
Email hosting with 50 GB mailbox, 50 GB Archival and custom email domain address
Web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
File storage and sharing with 1 TB
Office applications included
Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Onenote, Access(PC only)
Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Access(PC only)
One single license covers 5 phones, 5 tablets,and 5 PCs or Macs per user
Max no of users
Please refer the below link for more insight on Microsoft Business Essential, Microsoft Business, Microsoft Business Premium Plans-
Please refer the below link for more insight on Microsoft Enterprise Plans:
Let us have a brief overview of the collaborative tool included in Microsoft O365-
OneDrive: OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service operated by Microsoft. In O365 the user gets 1 TB of One drive storage per user.
Sharepoint: SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform where people within the organisation can share and collaborate. Microsoft launched SharePoint in 2001. It is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product can be configured as per the requirement of organizations.
Teams: Microsoft Teams was introduced on 14th March 2017 and is a very good platform which keeps you connected. It comes with features of workplace chat, video meetings, file storage (including collaboration on files), and application integration. The meeting can be scheduled from Teams and people within the organisation as well as outside the organisation can be added. Microsoft Teams is the evolution and upgrade path from Microsoft Skype for Business.
Yammer: Yammer is an enterprise form of social networking service used for private communication within organizations and access to a Yammer network is determined by a user's Internet domain so that only individuals with a domain email address may join their respective networks.
Office Productivity Tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and One note are productivity tools which are included in Microsoft Office 365. Productivity tools are must-have for an organisation. O365 allows real-time sharing and editing of documents. In O365 while sharing documents you can give editing rights, view rights to the person you are sharing with and also set an expiration date for the document you are sharing and block download as well.