What you need to know about Microsoft 365

Microsoft Office 365 DNA IT

What is Office 365 and how does it differ from Microsoft Office?

Office 365 refers to a subscription that include access to office applications plus other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet (cloud services). Include are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access. Users can install across multiple computers and devices.

Microsoft Office is available as a one-time purchase and include applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, which can be installed on only one PC or Mac. The applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you can purchase the product again when the new version becomes available

Will Office 365 work with an existing version of Office?

Office 365 is designed to work with the latest version Office 2013 and Office 2011 for Mac. Previous versions such as Office 2010 and Office 2007, may work with Office 365 with reduced functionality

How many users does Office 365 support?

Office 365 is highly scalable and can support everything from a one-person business to companies with tens of thousands of users.   Office 365 Business plans are best for companies with one to 300 users. While Office 365 Enterprise plans fit organizations ranging in size from a single employee to 50,000-plus users.

Do I have to be online to work in Office 365?

No, you don’t have to be online as it is designed to work whether you have a connection or not. When you subscribe you are using applications that are on the cloud but your personal content stays with you wherever you are, whatever device you are on.

What are the benefits of using Office 365 for email?

The Office 365 email & calendar offering provides business-class email, calendar and contacts to a user’s computer, phone and web browser. Delivered as a hosted service from Microsoft it offers a high standard of security for your information while providing the reliability your business needs.


Any more questions?