Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium

Microsoft Office 365 is what Microsoft offered for online web services and productivity software. This is a ‘cloud-based’ service, meaning software, applications and files are saved on a central database that can be accessed as long as there is an Internet connection. It is purchased by having a subscription which is paid for periodically, either monthly or yearly. This ‘software as a service’ site requires a registration for you to use it,

Microsoft Office 365 Personal 1 Year | PC or Mac Key Card
Microsoft Office 365 Personal 1 Year | PC or Mac Key Card
List Price: $69.99
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Features

  • 1-year subscription for 1 PC or Mac, 1 tablet including iPad, Android, or Windows, plus 1 phone
  • Full, installed 2016 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. (Also includes Publisher, Access, and Onenote for PC users.)
  • 60 Skype minutes per month and 1 TB OneDrive online storage per user
  • Upgrades always included
  • NOTE: Office 365 Personal is an annual subscription with 1 year included at initial purchase and requires renewal at term end to maintain full access.
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Microsoft Office 365 Small Business Premium 5 PCs or Macs Key Card (No Disc)
Microsoft Office 365 Small Business Premium 5 PCs or Macs Key Card (No Disc)
List Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $135.80
Discount: $14.19 (9%)

Features

  • Office 365 Small Business Premium is an annual subscription with 1 year included at initial purchase and requires renewal at term end to maintain full access
  • The latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, and Access
  • Designed to help you create and organize faster with new, time saving features and a clean, modern look
  • Use Office on more devices: for 5 PCs or Macs, plus 5 iPads or Windows tablets for a single user
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Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 | PC Key Card
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 | PC Key Card
List Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $124.95
Discount: $25.04 (17%)

Features

  • Full, installed Office 2016 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • For 1 PC (Windows 7 or later, home use)
  • Easily save your documents online with free OneDrive online storage, available for all OneDrive users
  • NOTE: Does not include Outlook, Publisher or Access
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Microsoft Office 365 University 4 Year | PC or Mac Key Card
Microsoft Office 365 University 4 Year | PC or Mac Key Card
List Price: $79.99
Sale Price: $79.00
Discount: $0.99 (1%)

Features

  • IMPORTANT: This product is restricted for sale to full and part time enrolled university and college students, faculty, and staff in accredited universities. Proof of eligibility is required online before you can use this software. Please ensure that you are eligible to use this product before purchase. Alumni of these institutions are ineligible.
  • 4-year subscription for 2 devices, including PCs, Macs, iPads, Android or Windows tablets
  • Full, installed 2016 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more
  • 60 Skype minutes per month and 1 TB OneDrive online storage for 1 user
  • Upgrades always included
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Office Home & Student 2013 Key Card 1PC/1User
Office Home & Student 2013 Key Card 1PC/1User
List Price: $139.99
Sale Price: $123.42
Discount: $16.57 (12%)

Features

  • Licensed for one user for install on one PC. Box includes one Product Key Card - No Disc.
  • NOTE: Windows XP and Vista NOT supported. This product requires Windows 7 or newer operating systems.
  • One time purchase for the life of your PC; limited to one "licensed computer" at a time and transfer eligibility restrictions apply.
  • NOTE: Does not include Publisher, Access, or Outlook.
  • The latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
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Office 365: Migrating and Managing Your Business in the Cloud
Office 365: Migrating and Managing Your Business in the Cloud
List Price: $39.99
Sale Price: $37.99
Discount: $2.00 (5%)
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Office 365 was first released by Microsoft on 2010, and afterwards released to the general public on the 28th of June, 2011. When released, it only had two types of subscription plans – the Professional Plan and the Enterprise Plan. The Professional Plan was for companies and organizations of 25 or a smaller number, whereas the Enterprise Plan was for bigger groups of people.  Nowadays they already offer four (4) plans: Office 365 for Enterprise (bigger businesses with IT staff), Office 365 for Small Business (businesses without their own IT staff), Office 365 for Education (specially made for schools), and Office 365 for University (intended for students and other academic purposes).

This cloud-based service is a mixture of different software programs. First of which is Microsoft Exchange Online. Somehow similar to Microsoft Outlook being an e-mail client, this lets you access your data for email, check your calendar and even your contacts. Second product is Microsoft SharePoint, which is used to store data and accumulate documents that make it similar to a centralized system. The third program is Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communication Server), a communication software which provides voice and video calls, as well as instant messaging and even conferencing. The fourth part is Office, now in web-based versions of Word, PowerPoint & Excel to make files lighter and yet still able to keep the same format of the files being made and saved.

Being a cloud-based solution, Microsoft Office 365 is dependent on your internet connection. Somehow it’s seen as a downer to the program. However the benefits of having Microsoft Office 365 such as having your files accessible when you need them can make up for its other liabilities.

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