Office 365 Get the most from Microsoft Office 365 with HPE SLMS Understand Office 365 Pro Plus in Volume Licensing Office Standard and Professional Plus are available to Volume Licensing as device-based perpetual licenses. Office 365 Pro Plus is the subscription; user-based Office client can be purchased as a standalone, or included in Office 365 Plans E3, and E5. HPE can help you determine the best route for your organization to purchase Office 365, whether that be under an Enterprise Agreement (EA) or via transactional models such as the Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP), Microsoft’s Products and Services Agreement (MPSA), Open Value (OV) or Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program.
Top analyst recommendation Global businesses need to centrally coordinate acquisition of Office 365 as pricing deltas for Microsoft cloud services and their on-premises equivalent products can vary significantly.
Office 365 program offerings Consumer
Office 365 Home Premium
Office 365 Small Business Premium
Available via MOSP, CSP & MPSA
Available via MOSP, CSP & MPSA
Office 365 Midsize Premium
Office 365 Enterprise
Office 365 Government
Office 365 Education
Available through Open/OV/OVS programs, CSP & MPSA
Available through EA, EAS, CSP & MPSA
Available in EA, Open license programs, CSP & MPSA
Available in CASA-EES, OVS-ES, CSP & MPSA
Office 365 enterprise plans Office 365 (Plan K1) • Exchange Online kiosk • SharePoint Online kiosk • Office Online • Yammer Enterprise
Office 365 (Plan E1) • Exchange Online (Plan 1) • SharePoint Online (Plan 1) • Office Online • Skype for Business Online (Plan 2) • Yammer Enterprise • One Drive
Office 365 (Plan E3) • Exchange Online (Plan 2) • SharePoint Online (Plan 2) • Skype for Business Online (Plan 2) • Office Online • Office 365 Pro Plus
Office 365 (Plan E5) • Exchange Online (Plan 2) • SharePoint Online (Plan 2) • Skype for Business Online (Plan 2) • Skype for Business Online Cloud PBX • Office Online • Yammer Enterprise • Office 365 Pro Plus • Office 365 Lockbox • Office 365 Delve Analytics • Office 365 eDisovery • Power BI Pro
Office 365 E5 is the super-powered version of Office. It is available for a small increase in cost and includes all of E3, plus more applications. You get additional security features and access to Microsoft's business intelligence tools to analyze all of your data in your Microsoft Office environment. Also, Skype for Business gets a boost with integrations/replacements for your more traditional phone system.
Figure 1: Office 365 Program offerings and plans
Office 365 brings great benefits and some challenges. Users with multiple PCs, especially those in bring your own device (BYOD) programs, may be difficult to license properly without Office 365 ProPlus, thus increasing the risk of noncompliance. Partner with HPE to expertly navigate Microsoft pricing structures, the impact of contract location (including local tax laws), and underlying licensing complexities due to your organization’s IT configuration.
Standalone plans SharePoint Online plans SharePoint Online (Plan 1) • Create/access intranet site • Team storage beyond 10 GB • View Office docs online • My Sites personal storage • My Sites files sharing • 24x7 phone support
SharePoint Online (Plan 2) • SharePoint Plan 1 • View/build/publish: external lists, Visio diagrams, embedded Excel graphs, InfoPath forms • Publish access-based web pages docs online
Exchange Online plans Exchange Online (Plan 1) • 50 GB mail support • Outlook support • Web-based access • Shared calendar • Security
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