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Microsoft 365 License Comparison

Microsoft provides best-in-class platforms and productivity services  for a mobile-first, cloud-first world empowering people and organizations to achieve more. The chart below provides a detailed license comparison for popular business and enterprise license suites.

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Microsoft Office 365 License Plan Comparison

Microsoft FeaturesM365 Business StandardOffice 365 F3Office 365 E1Office 365 E3Office 365 E5
Maximum Number of Users300UnlimitedUnlimtedUnlimitedUnlimited
Install Office on up to 5 PCs/Macs + 5 tablets + 5 smartphones per userBusiness StandardWeb Version OnlyWeb Version OnlyProPlusProPlus
OneDrive Cloud StorageUnlimited2GB1TBUnlimitedUnlimited
Email, CalendarYesBrowser (2GB)Browser (50GB)YesYes
MeetingsYesJoin OnlyYesYesYes
Teams, Yammer, SharePointYesYesYesYesYes
Microsoft BookingsYesNoNoYesYes
Outlook Customer Manager, Invoicing, Business Center and MileIQYes[1]NoNoNoNo
Legal compliance & archiving needs for email – archiving, eDiscovery, mailbox holdNoNoNoYesYes
Information protection – message encryption, rights management, data loss preventionNoNoNoYesYes
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Plan 2NoNoNoNoYes
Microsoft Threat Protection, Office Cloud App Security, Threat Intelligence, Advanced ComplianceNoNoNoNoYes
Personal Analytics with MyAnalyticsYesNoNoYesYes, Plus Power BI Pro
Audio ConferencingAdd OnNoAdd OnAdd OnYes
Phone SystemAdd OnNoAdd OnAdd OnYes
1. Invoicing, Business Center and MileIQ available only in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom

Microsoft 365 License Plan Comparison

Microsoft FeaturesMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 F1Micrsoft 365 F3Microsoft 365 E3Microsoft 365 E5
Maximum number of Users300UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Office 365 Plan: See table above for detailsM365 Business StandardSee Below [2]Office 365 F3Office 365 E3Office 365 E5
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Plan 1YesNoNoNoNo
WindowsWindows 10 BusinessNoWindows 10 EnterpriseWindows 10 EnterpriseWindows 10 Enterprise
Windows: Virtualization RightsNoNoYesYesYes
Windows: Windows Information Protection, Windows Hello, Credential Guard, Device Guard, App LockerNoNoYesYesYes
Windows: Windows Defender Advanced Threat ProtectionNoNoNoNoYes
EMS: Microsoft Intune, Azure Active Directory Premium P1Yes [1]YesYesYesYes
EMS: Azure Information Protection P1YesYesNoYesYes
EMS: Microsoft Advanced Threat AnalyticsNoYesYesYesYes
EMS: Azure Active Directory Premium P2, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Azure Information Protection P2NoNoNoNoYes
[1] Selected features only: App protection for Office mobile apps, MDM for Windows 10 PCs, Selective wipe of company data, AAD Auto-Enroll [2] Limited to Read-only Office for the web and Office Mobile apps. Includes Microsoft Teams, Shifts, Tasks, and Walkie Talkie. Limited access to Yammer and SharePoint.

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What payment options are available?

License-based subscriptions are annual and auto-renewed each year but billing takes place monthly.

Can I switch to other Office or Microsoft 365 plans?

Yes, upgrades and downgrades are supported.

Who do I contact for Support?

Apex Digital Solutions provides basic support with the purchase of Microsoft cloud licensing plans. Additional services can be added on based on your specific needs.

Can I cancel my subscription at anytime?

Yes, you can cancel your subscription at any time.

Can I mix and match different Office 365 or Microsoft plans?

Yes, you can mix and match Office 365 plans. Please note that there are some license limitations at the plan level.

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Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. It delivers a complete, intelligent solution to empower employees to be creative and work together, securely. 

Apex Digital Solutions empowers customer success with Microsoft 365 through managed services, professional services, and world-class support. Visit our solutions page to learn more. 

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