Microsoft Office 365 – A Web Based Solution
Office 365 is a Web-based version of Microsoft’s suite of enterprise-grade applications. Office 365 is delivered to users through the cloud and includes Exchange Online for email, SharePoint Online for collaboration, Lync Online for unified communications, and a suite of Office Web Apps, Web-based versions of the traditional Microsoft Office suite of applications. Office 365 users also have the option of having the latest Microsoft Office desktop version to install on up to 5 devices per user. This means that a user can install Office on their computer at work, their home PC, their laptop, iPad and phone.
Office 365 Business essentials is available free to Schools in Ireland.
Below is a comparison of the 2 most popular plans.
There is also an option to enrol in a Student Advantage Programme which allows both the teachers and students to install Office at work and at home. This is a subscription option and would mean that the school would licence all faculty. Please call us for more details and to discuss your requirements.
|Feature||Business Essentials||Business Premium|
|Payment Terms||€46 Per User Annually||€116 Per User Annually|
|OneDrive storage per user||1 TB||1 Tb|
|Office Online Apps||Yes||Yes|
|File Storage and Sharing||Yes||Yes|
|Intranet Site for Teams||Yes||Yes|
|Office Mobile Apps||No||Yes|
|Microsoft Office 365 Features|