Business Premium
full suit : Office apps + cloud services
BusinessBusiness Esentials
Office apps + One Drivecloud services


Enterprise E3
full suit : Office apps + cloud services
Pro PlusEnterprise E1
Office apps + One Driveclous services
One single, scalable admin experience
Other services (i.e. Exchange Online, One Drive for Business , Kiosk, Project, Visio, CRM, etc.)

Combine Any of these plans in a single Office 365 account.

Business plans have 300 seat cap, per plan

Enterprise plans have no seat cap

Full Plan lineup for SMBsBusiness Business EssentialsBusiness PremiumProPlusE1E3
Price per user per month $USD (with annual commitment)$8.25 $5 $12.50 $12 $8 $20
Seat Cap300 (for each plan)NANAUnlimitedNANA
24/7 phone support from Microsoft1Critical issuesNANAAll issuesNANA
Install Office desktop applications on up to 5 computers per user (Office)Business2NABusiness2ProPlus3NAProPlus3
Access to Office apps and documents from all major smartphones and iPadNANA
Office Online - online versions of core Office apps for collaborating on documents
OneDrive for Business – 1TB personal online document storage
Email - 50 GB email, contacts, shared calendars (Exchange)NANA
Online meetings - Web conferencing, IM, video, presence (Lync)NANA
Sites - team collaboration & internal portals, public website (SharePoint)NANA
Private social networking (Yammer)NANA
On-premises Active Directory synchronization for single sign on
Supports hybrid deployment with on-premises serversNANANA
Upcoming services: Oslo, Video content managementNANANANA
Legal compliance & archiving needs for email – archiving, eDiscovery, mailbox holdNANANANANA
Information protection – message encryption, rights management, data loss preventionNANANANANA
  •  Business plans include business hours support for all non-critical issues
  •  Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher
  •  Adds Access, Group Policy, Telemetry, Shared Computer Activation (RDS), Push Deployment, Update Controls, IRM, DLP, BI, Enterprise Voice, Site Mailboxes, Archiving & Retention

Pitching the right suit Plan

Customer asks for:Core needsAdvanced needs
Office apps across devicesBusinessProPlus
Email or cloud storageBusiness EssentialsEnterprise E1
Office + EmailBusiness PremiumEnterprise E3