Start your business with Office 365

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Starting a business is tough. Setting one up shouldn’t be.

More than just apps like Word and Excel, Office 365 provides powerful services and professional email, powered by the world’s productivity cloud. With Office 365 it’s easy to create, share, and get work done from anywhere, on any device.


Take a look at what’s included

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Business email for your company

With Exchange Online, you get a 50 GB mailbox, calendar, and contacts for each user.

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Collaboration and meeting tools

Chat, have online meetings, and work together on documents—all from one place in Microsoft Teams.

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1 TB of cloud storage

With OneDrive, you can securely access, share, and store files at work, home, or on the go.

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Office apps on all your devices

Create professional-looking documents with always up-to-date desktop, mobile, and web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Benefits for new businesses

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Professional custom domains

Build name recognition and market your business with a custom domain name (yourname@yourcompany.com).

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Flexible plans that adapt

Start with basics, easily add users, and upgrade your plan to access additional apps and services.

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All day, every day support

Get answers and make the most of Office 365 with dedicated support available over the web or phone.

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Security you can trust

Do business with less worry. Office 365 helps safeguard data across PCs, mobile devices, and tablets.

Choose from plans that can grow with your business

Get your business started with our best-in-class, secure solutions. Get advanced, world-class security with Office 365.

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Office 365 Business Essentials Office 365 Business Office 365 Business Premium
 

Office 365 Business Essentials

$5.00 user/month
(annual commitment)

Office 365 Business

$8.25 user/month
(annual commitment)

Office 365 Business Premium

$12.50 user/month
(annual commitment)
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Email & calendaring

Email & calendaring

Email hosting with 50 GB mailbox

Use your own custom domain name (e.g. yourname@yourcompany.com)

Business-class email on mobile devices, tablets, desktops, and the web with Exchange

Manage your calendar, share available meeting times, schedule meetings, and get reminders

Schedule meetings and respond to invitations with ease using shared calendars

Set up new user emails, restore deleted accounts, create custom scripts, and more from anywhere

Teamwork & communication

Teamwork & communication

Host online meetings and video calls for up to 250 people with Microsoft Teams²

Chat with your team from your desktop or on the go with Microsoft Teams

Bring together all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps so you can easily connect and collaborate from one place with Microsoft Teams

Create team sites to share information, content, and files throughout your intranet using SharePoint

File storage & sharing

File storage & sharing

1 TB of OneDrive storage for file storage and sharing

Work on a file and save it directly to OneDrive or SharePoint; your changes are updated across your sync’d devices

Share files with external contacts by providing access or guest links

Securely share documents and send emails so only those with the right permissions can access the information

Access and sync files on PC or Mac and mobile devices

Office applications

Office applications

This feature is partially included

Fully-installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote for Windows or Mac
(plus Access and Publisher for PC only)

Not included

Each user can install the Office apps on up to 5 PCs or Macs¹

Not included

Web versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote

Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote for iOS & Android devices on up to 5 phones and 5 tablets¹

Real-time coauthoring so multiple users can work in the same document, simultaneously

Security & compliance

Security & compliance

Protect your email against spam, malware, and known threats with Exchange Online Protection

Meets key international, regional, and industry-specific standards and terms, with more than 1,000 security and privacy controls

Control who and when someone has access to your business information with security groups and custom permissions

Create password policies that require users to reset their passwords after a specified number of days

Support & deployment

Support & deployment

All day, every day phone and online support

99.9% uptime guarantee

Maximum number of users

300

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Licensed for commercial use

Tools to build & manage your business

Tools to build & manage your business

Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams

Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft Bookings

Have real-time, accurate mileage tracking and reporting in the palm of your hand with MileIQ

 

See what our customers are up to

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Presentation Studio

See how Presentation Studio uses Microsoft 365 Business to protect their customer data and keep their people connected.

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1 Compatible with Windows 7 or later, Office 2016 for Mac requires Mac OS X 10.10. Tablet devices with screens larger than 10.1” require an Office 365 plan licensed for desktop use in order to edit files. Learn about mobile apps for business
2 For HD calling, compatible HD hardware and broadband connection with at least 4 Mbps required.
3 After your free trial, you will be charged the applicable subscription fee.  Credit card required. Cancel anytime to stop future charges.