Office 365 Business updating to Microsoft 365 Business


April 21, 2020

Today Office 365 for Business is updating naming to Microsoft 365 Business and here’s a list of the new names.

Office 365 Business Essentials is now Microsoft 365 Business Basic
Office 365 Business Premium is now Microsoft 365 Business Standard
Microsoft 365 Business is now Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Naming is the only item changing here, pricing and feature-set remain the same throughout.


Updating naming is appropriate as these suites now offer much more than just Office Apps:

Suite helps you achieve ONE Unified Xperience with personalization of your services:

Custom email(you@oneunifiedbrand…) powered by Exchange (de-facto Business Email Sync)
Custom Team Sites to power you and your team across boundaries and empower remote work.
– Expansive Sync and Storage for all your files, docs, pictures and full team Collaboration.
Full Office Suite Apps to install on your Windows and Mac devices.
Mobile Office Apps for your Android and Apple devices.
Advanced Threat Protection for your Email, Files, Devices….etc
Single Sign-on across Apps and Device Integration.
– ….much more built-in for ONE Unified Xperience

Providing flexibility to adjust levels(Basic, Standard, Premium) on a per-user basis.

View options here