Office 365

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is a subscription plan that includes access to Office applications plus other productivity services that are in the cloud.

Some features included in Office 365 are:

  • Fully-installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams
  • All of the above apps for iOS, Android or Windows mobile devices
  • Each user can install the Office apps on up to 5 phones and 5 tablets
  • Email hosting with 50 GB mailbox
  • 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
  • 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
  • Access and sync files on PC or Mac and mobile devices

Office 365 Plans

Examples of Office 365 plans are:

Office 365 Business Essentials

  • Web versions of Office applications
  • 50GB e-mail account
  • 1TB OneDrive Storage
  • Paid for on a subscription basis, monthly or annually

Office 365 Business Premium

  • Web versions of the latest Office applications
  • Desktop versions of the latest Office applications, which users can install across multiple computers and devices
  • 50GB e-mail account
  • 1TB OneDrive Storage
  • Paid for on a subscription basis, monthly or annually

Here’s a comparison chart of Office 365 plans for Small Business

Office 365 Enterprise 

  • Email hosting with 100 GB mailbox and custom email domain address
  • Desktop versions of Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, plus Access and Publisher for PConl
  • OneNote: Access to additional OneNote features
  • Web versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • One license covers 5 phones, 5 tablets, and 5 PCs or Macs per use
  • Unlimited personal cloud storag
  • Inform and engage with communication sites and team sites throughout your intranet using SharePoint
  • Host online and video conferencing meetings for up to 250 peopl
  • Host meetings for up to 10,000 people with Skype Meeting Broadcast or Microsoft Teams live event
  • Get a hub for teamwork with Microsoft Teams
  • Collaborate across departments and locations with Yammer
  • Use intelligent video to create, manage and share live and on-demand content across your organization
  • eDiscovery with in-place search, hold, and export
  • Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams
  • Manage tasks and teamwork with Microsoft Planner
  • Manual retention and deletion policies and manual classifications
  • Maximum number of users: unlimited
  • 24/7 phone and web support

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office suites without Office 365 have the following:

  1. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Teams and others
  2. Include the latest versions of these applications
  3. These suites can be installed on only one PC and do not come with any cloud-based services included in Office 365.


Hosted e-mail can be integrated into your Office 365 subscription or we can move your in-house Exchange Server, which is probably already causing you lots of trouble, into the cloud where the hardware, updates, and maintenance is managed by experts. And it includes Boost IT’s awesome support.

Hosted Exchange Services