Recently, Microsoft has launches its new Office 365 Home Premium service for consumers, last Wednesday, Microsoft announced a major update to its platform for business users.
The subscription based platform for consumers, costs, $99 for online that can be accessed on upto five devices, the Office 365 for Business features various applications, including core programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and also the company’s new business social network Yammer.
The new Office 365 ProPlus will just cost $144 only for annual subscription and can also support the other versions of Office. It also boats tools that can help in managing updates for users in the workplace.
The company also offers Office 365 Enterprise at just only ($264) for larger organizations. It means that, Office 365 for Midsize Business ($180) is designed for medium sized businesses with 10 to 250 employees. The service also includes the Office 365 ProPlus and provides businesses with collaboration tools. It also includes its Active directory integration, a web-based administration console, and business hours phone support, the company said.
The Office 365 Small Business Premium for just only $150 for each user annually for small organizations with 1 to 10 employees. It includes some new features, business grade email, shared calendars, website tools and HD video conferencing.
Microsoft announced the increase in small and medium sized businesses using Office 365, which was launched in 2011, has increased by 150% in the last year.