Microsoft launches Office 365 ProPlus, Midsize Business, and Small Business PremiumBy Ron on Wednesday, Feb 27th, 2013 at 04:52PM
Recently, Microsoft launched Office 365 Home Premium and today the company has revealed a few more editions as promised. Microsoft has launched Office 365 ProPlus, Midsize Business, and Small Business Premium
Office 365 ProPlus consists of cloud-based email, shared calendars, HD video conferencing, a team site for sharing files, public website, and 24/7 phone support. It also comes with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, and Lync. Pricing will be $144 per user per year.
Office 365 Midsize Business is designed for medium-sized businesses with 10 to 250 employees and features Lync Online, SharePoint Online, and Exchange Online. Pricing will run for $180 per user per year.
"Office 365 Small Business Premium is designed for small businesses with one to 10 employees. In addition to the complete set of rich Office applications, this service includes business-grade email, shared calendars, website tools and HD videoconferencing capability in an easy-to-manage service that does not require IT expertise," Microsoft explained. Office 365 Small Business Premium will run for $150 per user per year.
"Since launching in mid-2011, Office 365 is one of the fastest-growing businesses in Microsoft history. After only 18 months, one in five of Microsoft’s enterprise customers now has the paid service, up from one in seven a year ago," Microsoft revealed in an official blog post. Microsoft has also revealed that Office 365 is now available in 69 total markets and supports 17 different languages. Microsoft will be expanding this with an additional 20 markets and 16 languages by the second quarter of this year.