Office 365 Plans
Office 365 Business plans are suitable for businesses that have less than 300 users. There are three business plans: Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Premium. They have been now renamed as Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Microsoft 365 Apps for business, and Microsoft 365 Business Standard respectively.
If you don’t need Microsoft Office applications, go with the most basic plan – Office 365 Business Essentials (now called as Microsoft 365 Business Basic). This plan is priced at only $5 user/month. At $8.25 user/month, Office 365 Business (now called as Microsoft 365 Apps for business) is a standard plan includes Microsoft Office applications along with OneDrive for Business. In addition to all the features of the above plans, Office 365 Business Premium (now called as Microsoft 365 Business Standard) has more advanced features priced at $12.50 user/month.
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How exactly will Apps4Rent help me with these plans?
As your Cloud Solution Provider for Office 365, we will provide free migration and 24 x 7 x 365 support to end-users for issues that take up your time, e.g., configuring email accounts, password resets, setting up aliases and contacts, creating groups, configuring Skype, synchronizing OneDrive, exploring search features, and optimizing browser settings. We will also help you with installing and configuring Office 2016 on your devices and handling DNS records.
What Office versions are compatible with Office 365 Business Essentials?
Office 365 Business Essentials is most compatible with the latest version of Office, Office 2013, and Office 2011 for Mac. Previous versions of Office, such as Office 2010 and Office 2007, may work with Office 365 but with reduced functionality.
What is the difference between Office 365 and Microsoft 365?
Microsoft 365 is a bundle of services including Office 365, comprising of Microsoft services including Windows 10 Enterprise. Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity suite which is a bundle of popular Microsoft apps.
Is it possible to use my own domain name for the emails in Office 365?
Yes, you can add the domain name you own to your Office 365 account and set up your domain-based email addresses. You can even add multiple domains and sub-domains to Office 365 and host any of the services, including email, on any of the domains that you add. You must own a domain name and as an admin, you will have to make some changes on the DNS records of your domain – we will guide you for this.
Is a desktop version of Office required to use Office 365 Business Essentials?
No. You do not need to have a desktop version of Office to use Office 365 Business Essentials. However, you will have a richer experience and also be able to work offline when you connect a desktop version of Office to the Office 365 services and get it in sync.