Business Basic and Premium Features Comparison

Latest (as of November 2022) features comparison table for Microsoft 365 Business Standard and Microsoft 365 Business Premium. 

Category Features Standard Premium 
Microsoft 365 Apps Desktop client apps Yes Yes 
 Office Mobile apps Yes Yes 
 Install apps on up to 5 PCs/Mac + 5 tablets + 5 smartphones Yes Yes 
 Office for the web Yes Yes 
 Visio for the web  Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Editor premium features Yes Yes 
 Multilingual user interface for Office apps Yes Yes 
Email, Calendar and Scheduling Exchange Plan 1 50 GB mailbox Yes Yes 
 Calendar Yes Yes 
 Outlook desktop client Yes Yes 
 Auto-expanding email archive NO Yes 
 Exchange Online Protection Yes Yes 
 Public folder mailboxes Yes Yes 
 Resource mailboxes Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Shifts Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Bookings Yes Yes 
Meeting, calling and chat Microsoft Teams Yes Yes 
 Unlimited chat Yes Yes 
 Online meetings Yes Yes 
 Webinars Yes Yes 
 Screen sharing and custom backgrounds Yes Yes 
 Record meetings Yes Yes 
 Priority notifications Yes Yes 
 Audio Conferencing Yes Yes 
Social, Intranet and Storage SharePoint Plan 1  Yes Yes 
 10 GB additional storage per license Yes Yes 
 OneDrive personal storage 1TB 1TB 
 Microsoft Viva Connections Yes Yes 
 Yammer Enterprise  Yes Yes 
Content Services Microsoft Graph API Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Search Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Lists Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Forms Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Stream (on SharePoint) Yes Yes 
 Delve Yes Yes 
Project and task Management Microsoft Planner Yes Yes 
 Microsoft To-Do Yes Yes 
Analytics and Insights Productivity Score Yes Yes 
 Secure Score Yes Yes 
 Compliance Management Yes Yes 
Viva Insights Personal insights in Teams Yes Yes 
 Outlook add-in and inline suggestions Yes Yes 
 Daily briefing email Yes Yes 
 Monthly email digest and personal dashboard Yes Yes 
Viva Learning Viva Learning in Teams  Yes Yes 
 Create learning tabs in Teams channels Yes Yes 
 Search, share, and chat about learning content Yes Yes 
 Microsoft Learn and Microsoft 365 Training libraries + 125 top LinkedIn | Learning courses Yes Yes 
 Organization-generated content with SharePoint and Viva Learning Yes Yes 
Automation, app building and chatbots Power Apps for Microsoft 365 Yes Yes 
 Power Automate for Microsoft 365 Yes Yes 
 Power Virtual Agent for Teams Yes Yes 
 Dataverse for Teams Yes Yes 
Threat Protection Microsoft Defender for Business NO Yes 
 Microsoft Defender Exploit Guard NO Yes 
 Microsoft Defender Credential Guard NO Yes 
 BitLocker and BitLocker To Go NO Yes 
 Windows Information Protection NO Yes 
 Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1 NO Yes 
Endpoint and app management Microsoft Intune NO Yes 
 Mobile Device Management  NO Yes 
 Mobile application management NO Yes 
 Windows AutoPilot NO Yes 
 Group Policy support Yes Yes 
 Office cloud policy support Yes Yes 
 Shared computer activation for Microsoft 365 Apps  NO Yes 
 Endpoint Analytics NO Yes 
 Cortana management NO Yes 
Identity and access management Azure Active Directory Premium Plan 1 NO Yes 
 User Provisioning NO Yes 
 Self Service Password Reset NO Yes 
 Multi Factor Authentication Yes Yes 
 Conditional Access NO Yes 
 On-premises Active Directory sync for SSO NO Yes 
 Windows Hello for Business NO Yes 
Cloud access security broker Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps Discovery NO Yes 
Information Protection Azure Information Protection NO Plan1 
  Manual, default, and mandatory sensitivity labeling in Office 365 NO Yes 
  Manual labeling with the AIP app and plugin NO Yes 
  Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for emails and files NO Yes 
  Basic Message Encryption NO Yes 
Data lifecycle management Manual retention labels NO Yes 
 Basic org-wide or location-wide retention policies NO Yes 
 Teams message retention policies Yes Yes 
eDiscovery and auditing Content Search Yes Yes 
 Litigation Hold NO Yes 
 Audit (Standard) Yes Yes 
Windows Windows 11 Edition NO Business 
  Azure Virtual Desktop NO Yes 
 Universal Print NO Yes 
Security and Compliance Microsoft 365 E5 Info Protection and Governance NO NO 
 Microsoft 365 E5 Insider Risk Management NO NO 
 Microsoft 365 E5 eDiscovery and Audit NO NO 
 Microsoft Defender for Business NO Yes 
 Microsoft Defender for Business servers add-on for Microsoft Defender for Business NO NO 
 Microsoft Defender for Identity NO NO 
 Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1 NO Yes 
 Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 2 NO NO 
 Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps NO NO 
 App governance add-on for Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps NO NO 
 Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Plan 1 NO NO 
 Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Plan 2 NO NO 
 Premium Assessments add-on for Compliance Manager NO NO 
 Azure Active Directory Premium Plan 1 NO Yes 
 Azure Active Directory Premium Plan 2 NO NO 
 Microsoft Intune NO Yes 
 Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention (for email and files) NO Yes 
 Exchange Archiving NO Yes 
 Microsoft Intune Remote Help NO NO 
Teams Services Audio Conferencing with Dial-out to US and Canada NO NO 
 Extended Dial-out Minutes to US and Canada NO NO 
 Teams Phone NO NO 
 Domestic Calling Plan NO NO 
 Domestic Calling 240 Minute Plan NO NO 
 Domestic Calling 120 Minute Plan NO NO 
 International Calling Plan (includes Domestic Plan) NO NO 
 Teams Phone with Calling Plan NO NO 
Microsoft Viva Viva Topics NO NO 
 Viva Insights NO NO 
 Viva Learning NO NO 
 Viva suite NO NO 
 Viva suite with Glint add-on NO NO 
Power Platform Power BI Pro NO NO 
 Power BI Premium NO NO 
 Power Apps per-app (1 app/user/month) NO NO 
 Power Apps per-user  (unlimited apps/user/month) NO NO 
 Power Automate per-user (unlimited flows + 5K AI Builder credits/user/month) NO NO 
 Power Automate per-user w/ Unattended RPA (unlimited flows + 5K AI Builder credits/user/month) NO NO 
 Power Automate per-flow (5 flows/month for unlimited users) NO NO 
 Power Apps per app pay-as-you-go NO NO 
 Dataverse-Database Capacity-Data Stored-1 GB NO NO 
 Dataverse-File Capacity-Data Stored-10 GB NO NO 
 Dataverse-Log Capacity-Data Stored-1 GB NO NO 
Storage Office 365 Extra File Storage NO NO 
 eDiscovery Storage NO NO 
Other Cross-tenant user data migration NO NO 
 Universal Print Volume Add-on (500 print jobs) NO NO 
 High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) NO NO 
Microsoft 365 Business Standard and Premium Features
1Teamwork and communicationHost online meetings and video calls for up to 300 people with Microsoft TeamsYesYes
Chat with your team from your desktop or on the go with Microsoft TeamsYesYes
Bring together all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps so you can easily connect and collaborate from one place with Microsoft TeamsYesYes
Create team sites to share information, content, and files throughout your intranet using SharePointYesYes
Join meetings on the go with a dial-in number using Audio ConferencingAvailable as add-onAvailable as add-on
Host webinars that include attendee registration pages, email confirmations, and reportingYesYes
2Web and mobile versions of Office appsWeb versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNoteYesYes
Always up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote for iOS and Android on up to 5 mobile devices and 5 tabletsYesYes
Real-time coauthoring so multiple users can work in the same document, simultaneouslyYesYes
3Email and calendaringEmail hosting with 50 GB mailboxYesYes
Use your own custom domain name (for example,
Business-class email on mobile devices, tablets, desktops, and the web with ExchangeYesYes
Manage your calendar, share available meeting times, schedule meetings, and get remindersYesYes
Schedule meetings and respond to invitations with ease using shared calendarsYesYes
Set up new user emails, restore deleted accounts, create custom scripts, and more from anywhereYesYes
Enable large cloud archive and long-term preservation policies with Exchange Online ArchivingNOYes
4File storage and sharingStore and share files with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per userYesYes
Work on a file and save it directly to OneDrive or SharePoint; your changes are updated across your synced devicesYesYes
Share files with external contacts by providing access or guest linksYesYes
Securely share documents and send emails so only those with the right permissions can access the informationYesYes
Access and sync files on PC or Mac and mobile deviceYesYes
5Security and complianceProtect your email against spam, malware, and known threats with Exchange Online ProtectionYesYes
Meets key international, regional, and industry-specific standards and terms, with more than 1,000 security and privacy controlsYesYes
Control who and when someone has access to your business information with security groups and custom permissionsYesYes
Create password policies that require users to reset their passwords after a specified number of days.YesYes
Defender for BusinessAvailable as add-onYes
Microsoft acts as a processor for dataUnder Domain Account Sign-UpYes
Microsoft acts as a controller for dataUnder Simplified Sign-UpNO
6Support and deploymentAround the clock phone and online supportYesYes
Have peace of mind with 99.9% financially-backed uptime guaranteeYesYes
Maximum number of users300300
Licensed for commercial useYesYes
7Tools to build and manage your businessGather feedback from your customers and employees with Microsoft FormsYesYes
Create, edit, share, and coauthor professional diagrams and flowcharts with Microsoft Visio for the webYesYes
Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft TeamsYesYes
Track information and work that matters most to your team with Microsoft ListsYesYes
Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft BookingsYesYes
8Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and MacFully installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote for Windows or Mac (plus Access and Publisher for PC only)YesYes
Each user can install the Office apps on up to 5 PCs or MacsYesYes
9Advanced threat protectionGet enterprise-grade endpoint security across your devices to protect against ransomware and other cyberthreatsNOYes
Help protect against sophisticated threats hidden in email attachments and links, and get cutting-edge defenses against phishing attacks with Defender for Office 365NOYes
Restrict the copying or saving of company information to unauthorized apps and locations with app protection for Office mobile appsNOYes
Control who has access to company information by applying restrictions like do not copy and do not forward with Information Rights ManagementNOYes
Apply policies that provide pre-breach threat resistance in Windows 11 and Windows 10 with attack surface reduction and exploit protection capabilitiesNOYes
Help employees securely access business apps wherever they work with conditional access, while helping prevent unauthorized accessNOYes
10PC and mobile device managementConfigure security features and settings on Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices running iOS or Android® with an easy-to-use setup wizardNOYes
Use simplified controls to manage policies applied to Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCsNOYes
Automatically deploy the Office apps to Windows 11 and Windows 10 PCsNOYes
Configure your PCs to automatically install Office, Windows 11 and Windows 10 updatesNOYes
Apply security policies to protect business data on all your devices, including iOS, Android®, and Windows PCs with mobile device management from IntuneNOYes
Remotely wipe company data from lost or stolen devices with selective wipe from IntuneNOYes
Microsoft 365 Business Standard vs Premium Comparison as of November 2022

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