Microsoft Changes its Office 365 Naming Conventions

As if there weren’t enough change in our worlds right now, Microsoft have announced that they will be changing the names of its flagship Office 365 products.

As of April 21st, all Office 365 Business subscriptions are being renamed as Microsoft 365 for business subscriptions. This includes Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business Premium, and Microsoft 365 Business. Standalone commercial desktop client subscriptions are becoming Microsoft 365 Apps subscriptions. This includes Office 365 Business and Office 365 Pro Plus.

The following products will be renamed;

Office 365 Business Essentials becomes Microsoft 365 Business Basic

Office 365 Business Premium becomes Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Office 365 Business becomes Microsoft 365 Apps for Business

Office 365 Pro Plus becomes Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise

There are no changes to product features or to subscription pricing.

As ever, if you need any further information on this, or on any other Office 365 related issue, please contact the team here at CF Systems.