Posted by: kurtsh | April 10, 2020

NEWS: Renaming of “Office 365 ProPlus” to “Microsoft 365 Apps”

imageOffice 365 ProPlus will become Microsoft 365 Apps. Where necessary we will use the “for business” and “for enterprise” labels to distinguish between the two.

(For more on “Microsoft 365”, visit:

How does this renaming of the product impact Office 365 ProPlus users/admins

Review the following. This article answers the questions:

  • When does the new name take effect?
  • What do admins need to do?

Read the following docs:

For Frequently Asked Questions, such as:

  • Why are you making these changes?
  • How does Office fit into Microsoft 365? Will I still be able to use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint?
  • Is there anything new or different in Microsoft 365 Apps for business or Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise plans that wasn’t in Office 365 Business or Office 365 ProPlus plans? Any new features?
  • When will the Microsoft 365 Business and Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise plans be available?
  • Are all of the Office 365 plans going away? What isn’t changing?
  • I’m an existing SMB or ProPlus customer. Do I need to take any action?
  • My company uses Office 365 ProPlus, and I have questions about this change. Where can I learn more?

Review the following


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