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What’s the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365?


This will help differentiate which is most worthwhile to your organization.

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is your email and Office suite offered to you as a Cloud service through a subscription model. You pay a small fee per user per month to have your email hosted in the Cloud. The Office applications are always the most recent version so you never need to worry about compatibility or upgrades.

What is Microsoft 365?

Microsoft 365 is made up of Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security. Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest operating system. It’s described as the ‘safest Windows ever’ and comes complete with BitLocker and Windows Defender Anti-Virus. You also get Cortana the digital assistant and the new browser Microsoft Edge.
Enterprise Mobility + Security is a suite of mobility and security tools that provide added layers of protection for your data. The suite gives you tools like identity management and mobile device management. It makes it much easier to manage both personal and work devices to ensure that corporate data is protected out in the field.