These are the Microsoft 365 SKUs designed for the needs of small and medium businesses.

Microsoft 365 Apps for business (formerly Office 365 Business) includes Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access*, Publisher*) and cloud file storage and sharing (OneDrive).

Microsoft 365 Business Basic (formerly Office 365 Business Essentials) includes business-class email (Exchange Online, Outlook), cloud file storage and sharing (OneDrive), and a hub for teamwork with chat and online meetings (Microsoft Teams). Desktop versions of Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint not included.

Microsoft 365 Business Standard (formerly Office 365 Business Premium) includes Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access*, Publisher*), business-class email (Exchange Online, Outlook), cloud file storage and sharing (OneDrive), and a hub for teamwork with chat and online meetings (Microsoft Teams).

Microsoft 365 Business Premium (formerly Microsoft 365 Business) includes everything in Business Standard plus advanced security and device management capabilities for comprehensive security against cyberthreats.

*Access and Publisher on Desktop only

Microsoft 365 Apps

Microsoft 365 Apps represents commercial app subscription offerings which includes Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access (PC only), Publisher (PC only) and cloud file storage and sharing (OneDrive).

Microsoft 365 Apps for business (formerly Office 365 Business) is a small business-level subscription offering that includes Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access (PC only), Publisher (PC only) and cloud file storage and sharing (OneDrive).

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise (formerly Office 365 ProPlus) is an enterprise-level subscription offering that includes Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access (PC only), Publisher (PC only) and cloud file storage and sharing (OneDrive).