Microsoft 365 Business

Empower your team, safeguard your business, and simplify IT management with a single solution, purpose-built for your business. Connect with a sales agent to get started with Microsoft 365 Business today.

What’s included

Comes with Office

Stay up-to-date with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

Email and calendaring

Connect with customers and coworkers using Outlook and Exchange.

File storage

Manage your files from anywhere with 1TB of storage.

Data protection controls

Help secure business data on personal and company-owned devices.

Safest Windows ever

Get upgraded to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 and 8.1 Pro.

Cyberthreat protection

Help protect PCs from malware, viruses, and spyware.

Administration and deployment

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

Dependability and support

Get 99.9% uptime guaranteed and 24×7 online and phone support.

Discover the Microsoft 365 Business advantage

Microsoft 365 Business brings together features from across Microsoft’s offerings in a solution designed for small and medium-sized businesses. It’s powered by Office 365 and Windows 10, with device management and security features to help ensure your company’s data is protected.

Comparing Office 365 with Microsoft 365:

Office 365 Business Premium

Microsoft 365 Business

Maximum number of users

Up to 300

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Office applications

Office on tablets and phones

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Fully installed and web versions of Office apps

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File & document viewing & editing

1 TB file storage and sharing

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Collaboration services

Business class email (50GB), calendar, and contacts

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Online meetings (instant messaging, audio, and HD video chat/conferencing)

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Microsoft Teams chat-based workspace

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Business applications

Outlook Customer Manager, Bookings, Listings* Invoicing*, Connections*, MileIQ*

*Denotes app is currently only available for customers in the US, UK, and Canada.

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Device management

Single console to manage user and device settings

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Self-service PC deployment with Windows AutoPilot

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Automatically deploy Office apps to Windows 10 PCs

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Protect company data across devices

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Secure access to documents on mobile devices

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Protect Windows 10 devices against malware, viruses, and spyware with Windows Defender

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Need help deploying Microsoft 365 Business?

Contact Crimson Line and we will help get your business running on Microsoft 365 Business.

FAQ

Who is Microsoft 365 Business intended for?

Microsoft 365 Business was purpose-built for small and medium-sized customers that have little to no IT resources on staff, do not rely on an Active Directory domain controller, and need a solution that provides their employees with the best-in-class productivity and collaboration capabilities of Office 365 and device management and security solutions to safeguard business data and assets across devices.

What should customers and partners know before running Microsoft 365 Business in their organization?

Customers who wish to run Microsoft 365 Business in their organization must be running Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 Pro* on their current desktops and do not rely on a domain controller for their organization. Customers who use on-premises Active Directory must switch to cloud identity and management as part of their deployment. Current Windows 10 Pro PCs should be running Creators Update if they have not already done so.
*Windows 10 Pro upgrade rights are included with the Microsoft 365 Business preview if the target machines are presently running Windows 7, 8, or 8.1.

What is the best way to deploy Microsoft 365 Business in my organization?

Partner-assisted deployment is the recommended way to deploy Microsoft 365 Business. Contact Crimson Line and ask about Microsoft 365 Business. Crimson Line is well-equipped to help you understand your options and make the best recommendations for deploying Microsoft 365 Business in your organization.