At the Microsoft Inspire conference, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, unveiled the new Microsoft 365, a single, unified solution bringing together Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. Microsoft 365 will be available in two versions: Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Business.
Microsoft 365 Enterprise was created for large businesses and includes Office 365 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, maximizing security and allowing employees to collaborate and stay productive.
Microsoft 365 Enterprise:
- Unlocks creativity by enabling people to work naturally with ink, voice and touch, all backed by tools that utilize AI and machine learning.
- Provides the broadest and deepest set of apps and services with a universal toolkit for teamwork, giving people flexibility and choice in how they connect, share and communicate.
- Simplifies IT by unifying management across users, devices, apps and services.
- Helps safeguard customer data, company data and intellectual property with built-in, intelligent security.
Microsoft 365 Enterprise will be available in two plans on August 1, 2017: Microsoft 365 E3 and Microsoft 365 E5.
Microsoft 365 Business was designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (300 users or fewer) and includes Office 365 Business Premium as well as security and management features from Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security.
Microsoft 365 Business:
- Helps you achieve more together with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, business class email, and more.
- Allows you to access your work securely no matter where you are.
- Safeguards company data across PCs, phones, and tablets and protects against phishing and security threats.
- Is easy to set up and deploy and lets you manage users from a single dashboard.
Microsoft 365 Business will be available for public preview on August 2, 2017 and is expected to be generally available near the end of the calendar year.