Microsoft has unveiled a complete, intelligent and secure solution ‘Microsoft 365’ to empower enterprises by providing them flexibility to work where and how they want and giving them new ways to collaborate with others, all while protecting company data.
Microsoft 365 is a new set of commercial offerings and has been introduced in two variants – Microsoft 365 Business and Microsoft 365 Enterprise.
Microsoft 365 Business is designed for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) with upto 300 customers and includes Office 365 Business Premium, security and management features for Office apps and Windows 10 devices, upgrade rights to Windows 10, and a centralized IT console. It will be available in public preview starting August 2.
– People at the center
– Flexibility in where & how to work
– New ways to collaborate
– Protected company data
— Microsoft (@Microsoft) July 10, 2017
Microsoft 365 Enterprise includes Office 365 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. It’s designed for large organisations and empowers employees to be creative and work together, securely. It is an evolved version of Microsoft’s Secure Productive Enterprise offering.
“Microsoft 365 represents a fundamental shift in how we will design, build and go to market to address our customers’ needs for a modern workplace. It’s a more cohesive approach and reflects the shift our partners and our mutual customers are making — from viewing productivity, security and device management as individual workloads to seeking a comprehensive approach to secure productivity”, said Judson Althoff – Executive Vice President (Worldwide Commercial Business), Microsoft in a blog.
— Office 365 (@Office365) July 11, 2017