Microsoft announces new product names

As of April 21, 2020, Microsoft is renaming its subscription-based Office 365 products. If your organization uses any of the following versions, here’s what you’ll see:

Current name New name
Office 365 Business Essentials Microsoft 365 Business Basic
Office 365 Business Premium Microsoft 365 Business Standard
Microsoft 365 Business Microsoft 365 Business Premium
Office 365 Business Microsoft 365 Apps (for business)
Office 365 ProPlus Microsoft 365 Apps (for enterprise)

For now, only the products’ names are changing; you won’t see any pricing or feature changes yet.

To get the full story on these and other upcoming Microsoft product changes, see Microsoft’s blog post.

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