As announced, Microsoft has renamed the Office 365 suite to Microsoft 365. A naming change that is intended to better reflect the features of the online productivity solution of the company, adding to the Office applications cloud services and other advanced security.
«An evolution that is built on the base of Office, enriching it with Artificial Intelligence, optimized templates and cloud-powered experiences“, Describes Microsoft. These enhancements have already begun rolling out and will reach more than 37 million Office 365 subscribers in the coming months through service updates that are provided on an ongoing basis.
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In this sense, Microsoft 365 «allows users and companies to connect with the people, information and content they need to improve their productivity and transform collaboration in a secure way», they explain from the software giant of this low software service Subscription announced at its 2017 Global Partner Conference, which has ended up including the Productivity Suite.
It was expected that Microsoft consolidate this type of services around its own brand and finally it has been produced with effects since April 21. It should be noted that the characteristics and price of each current Office 365 plan will not change, even if they become Microsoft 365 Business.
The same can be said of the new version for the consumer market, Microsoft 365 Consumption. It will replace the current consumer versions of Office 365 (Home and Personal) including what the office suite offered until now, applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Access, the free storage of 1 Tbyte in the storage service cloud, OneDrive, and the announced new features.
In this regard, the company has announced two new Microsoft 365 experiences that will be released for the first time in the coming months. A new security application Microsoft Family Safety and Microsoft 365 Personal and Family, new features on Microsoft computers that bring users’ connection and collaboration closer to their friends and family.
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