About Office 365

Exchange Online

Microsoft Exchange Online offers hosted email that combines the control and flexibility you want and the security and reliability your business needs.

With Exchange Online, Microsoft handles the ongoing maintenance, patches, and upgrades of the Exchange infrastructure without sacrificing the business-class capabilities that Microsoft Exchange Server has been providing for decades.

  • Help users manage inbox overload with 25-gigabyte (GB) mailboxes and the latest features including Conversation View and MailTips.
  • Collaborate more effectively with shared calendars (including conference rooms) and contacts.
  • Be confident that your data is highly protected by industry-leading, always-up-to-date antivirus and anti-spam technology.
  • Receive disaster recovery capabilities by using continuously-replicated, geo-redundant data centers that are third-party certified to international standards.
  • Control user permissions, distribution lists, and security policies with robust management tools.
  • Maximize productivity with a familiar user experience by using Microsoft Outlook on PCs and Outlook Web App through popular browsers.
  • Allow access to most of the devices you use today, including PCs, Macs, Android, Windows Phones, and iPhones as well as all major web browsers.

Lync Online

Microsoft Lync Online is a next-generation cloud communications service that connects people in new ways, anytime, from virtually anywhere[1]. Lync Online provides intuitive communications capabilities with presence, instant messaging, audio/video calling, and a rich online meeting experience with PC-audio, video, and web conferencing[2]. Transform your interactions with colleagues, customers, and partners from today’s hit-or-miss communication to a more collaborative, engaging, and effective experience.

  • Connect with others through instant messaging (IM), video calls, Lync contact photos, activity update feed, and interactive contact card in Microsoft Office.
  • Move easily from instant messaging into ad-hoc online meetings that include audio, video, and screen sharing with just a few mouse clicks.
  • Conduct online presentations to customers and colleagues including audio, video, screen sharing, and a virtual whiteboard.
  • Invite external contacts to easily join online meetings through a native or web-based client.
  • Communicate with external organizations running Lync by using IM, audio, and video through Lync federation.
  • Connect with Windows Live Messenger contacts by using IM, audio, and video calls directly from Lync.
  • Reply to an email with an instant message or an audio call for quicker and more effective resolution of issues.
  • View presence status and click to communicate from within Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, and other Office applications.

[1]: Access from mobile devices requires Wi-Fi capability or depends on carrier network availability.

[2]: Certain features, such as multi-party Lync audio/video, are restricted for legal reasons in certain countries.

SharePoint Online

Microsoft SharePoint Online brings together the familiar Microsoft SharePoint Server technology now delivered as an online service to make the power of the cloud work for your business.

SharePoint Online helps businesses create sites to share documents and insights with colleagues, partners, and customers.

  • Manage and share personal documents and insights with colleagues by using MySites.
  • Keep teams in sync with shared document libraries, task lists, and calendars with Team Sites.
  • Stay up to date on company news, events, and business updates with Intranet Sites.
  • Create Microsoft Office documents and save them directly to SharePoint Online.
  • A single console for service provisioning, monitoring, and reporting to simplify management.
  • Protect sensitive content with document-level permissions.
  • Access important documents offline by using SharePoint Workspace.
  • Enable real-time communication with colleagues from within SharePoint Online.

Office Professional Plus

Microsoft Office Professional Plus (available in select Microsoft Office 365 service plans) delivers Microsoft Office as a flexible, pay-as-you-go service—a complete, enterprise-class Office experience for organizations of all sizes. With Microsoft Office Professional Plus, you get the latest version of the Office desktop applications and the Office Web Apps, seamlessly connected and delivered with cloud services, so you can access your documents, email, and calendars from virtually any device[1].

With an approach that is based on services and takes advantage of the cloud, we bring you the ability to experience the Office Suite—seamlessly connected to all the other great services of Office 365.

  • Master your inbox and calendar with Conversation View and other advanced management tools in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Leverage the power of business and social networking within Outlook with the Outlook Social Connector.
  • Collaborate with control and confidence with real-time co-authoring.
  • Instantly share slideshows across town or around the world with Microsoft PowerPoint Broadcast Slide Show.
  • Create presentations that are as brilliant to watch as they are easy to create with new video and photo editing tools in PowerPoint.
  • Quickly work with hundreds of millions of rows of data in Excel. Transform enormous quantities of data into meaningful information.
  • Work from virtually any place and on any device with Office Web Apps[1].

[1]: Access from mobile devices requires Wi-Fi capability or depends on carrier network availability.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive Store, sync, and share your files from anywhere. Easily with 1TB of cloud storage.

Your Files In One Place
Private by default, OneDrive for Business safely stores all your valuable work files that you can securely share with others.

Available Anytime
Synchronize your files with your devices so you can access your content offline. Offline edits will automatically sync with OneDrive for Business the next time you connect.

Across All Your Devices
Get to your files from any device via browser, or use native OneDrive for Business apps on Windows 8, Windows RT, and iOS. Take selected files offline with you and have them on the go.