All You Need to Know about Office 365 Premium

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posted by Ngoc Anh
on Apr 05, 2018

Office 365 Premium (or Office 365 Business Premium) is considered as the most costly Office 365 subscription plan for SMBs since it costs $15 per user per month for a monthly plan or $12.50 per user per month for an annual plan. However, it provides a comprehensive solution with the full set of Office applications as well as Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, Yammer, and more. You can install up to five PCs and/or Macs per user and own 1 TB of OneDrive for Business cloud storage. Here are all things you need to know about Office 365 Business Premium!

Benefits of Office 365 Premium

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Firstly, you can not only use your Office products in whichever way you prefer with the full set of features but also work from wherever you want. Office 365 provides you the access to multiple devices (i.g: your PC, Macs, tablets, and mobile phones), so you are able to work on Office documents anywhere without interruption.

Secondly, as all documents can be automatically saved to the cloud and synchronized with other individuals, this unified experience makes teamwork and instant collaboration with coworkers become easier than ever. Office 365 Premium also offers the updates and new features through the cloud, saving you the time to manually update or install new versions of the software later on.

Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 Business, and Office 365 Business Essentials.

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There are three Office 365 Business options: Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 Business, and Office 365 Business Essentials. They all provide the basic Office 365 features at a reasonable price. So, what makes them different and how can business choose the most suitable solution for their organization?

The answer is quite simple. In order to choose from Office 365 Business, Office 365 Premium, or Business Essentials, you have to ask yourself these two questions:

  1. Do you want to install the Office applications on your computer or access them online-only?
  2. Is email/calendar essential?

Then you can refer to the comparison table below to make your decision:

Office 365 Business vs Business Essentials vs Business Premium 

Feature Business Business Essentials Business  Premium
Email and Calendar Included Included
Skype for Business/Teams/Yammer Included Included
OneDrive for Business Included Included Included
Microsoft Office Apps Online Included Included Included
Office Client/Desktop Apps Included Included
Price $8.25
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However, if your organization has more than 300 users, those business plans above are not created for you. Alternatively, you can choose from three other Enterprise versions – E1, E3, and E5. Check out our infographic to get some useful tips to choose the right plan!


Here at NIFTIT, from Office 365 consulting to SharePoint solutions, we can handle projects of any size and difficulty. We follow industry standards and best practices to build world-class solutions.  Learn more about our office 365 support here!