On October, 2th was annouced the availabilty of new plans dedicated to SMBs (Small and Midsize Business) : Announcing availability of new Office 365 plans for small and midsized businesses.
Here are the three plans :
- Office 365 Business: The full Office applications—Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher with OneDrive for Business cloud storage. This
- Office 365 Business Essentials: The core cloud services – Office Online, OneDrive for Business, Exchange Online, Lync Online, SharePoint Online,Yammer Enterprise and Delve.
- Office 365 Business Premium: Everything from both the Office 365 Business and Business Essentials plans.
The main Office 365 offerings for businesses can now be summarized like that :
The storage limits can be summarized by the following table :
Here some noticable changes from the previous offering :
The previous SMB plans (Small Business, Small Business Premium or Midsize Business) disappear.
There is no longer a 25 users limit for these offerings.
This new offering is slightly cheaper than the previous one.
Yammer Enterprise is included with both Office 365 Business Essentials and Office 365 Business Premium (it wasn’t available on SMB offerings previously).
Storage options are almost equivalent to the previous ones.
After some search you can find some official documentation on this here : Switch to a different Office 365 plan or subscription