Office 365 is a line of subscription services offered by Microsoft, as part of the Microsoft Office product line. The brand encompasses plans that allow use of the Microsoft Office software suite over the life of the subscription, as well as cloud-basedsoftware as a service products for business environments, such as hosted Exchange Server, Skype for Business Server, and SharePoint among others. All Office 365 plans include automatic updates to their respective software at no additional charge, as opposed to conventional licenses for these programs—where new versions require purchase of a new license.
The following table lists the different service families and plans available in Office 365. For a high-level overview of features and pricing information, or to chat with an online representative, click any of the links in the plans column.
Office 365 service family
Business (Maximum of 300 users)
Enterprise (Unlimited number of users)
Education (Unlimited number of users)
Government (Unlimited number of users)
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet in China
Office 365 Germany