Microsoft 365 vs Exchange Online: Make the Right Choice

  • Accessing Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Checking Your Network devices
  • Implementing Security Measures
  • Reinstating Your Files After Migration
  • Configuring Anti-Virus Protection

Confusion about the Names

Exchange Online vs Exchange Server

Microsoft 365 vs Office 365

  • Office 365 Personal to Microsoft 365 Personal
  • Office 365 Home to Microsoft 365 Family
  • Office 365 for Business Essentials to Microsoft 365 Business Basic
  • Office 365 Business to Microsoft 365 Apps for Business
  • Office 365 Business Premium to Microsoft 365 Business Standard

Microsoft 365 vs Standalone Exchange Online

  • Plan 1. Includes 50 GB of storage and allows you to connect a supported version of your Outlook account to Exchange Online. A user-friendly mailbox along with the Focused Inbox feature allows you to track your email with high accuracy and convenience. In addition, Plan 1 enables you to schedule meetings, manage calendars, and access external tasks, conference rooms, etc.
  • Plan 2. Offers 100 GB of storage per user and 150 GB per message. By using this plan, you can also benefit from the call answering service, dial-in interface and auto attendant system.
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard. Offers all features from Plan 1, plus Microsoft 365 desktop versions of collaboration tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and web versions of Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. In addition, you can benefit from 1TB of storage.

Choosing between Microsoft 365 and Exchange Online

Points to Consider

How Big Is Your Business?

Do You Collaborate Often?

What Type of Business Does Your Company Have?

  • A data management system
  • Efficient data storage
  • An effective communication solution

Considering the Cost Involved

Handling Migrations

  • Solution reliability
  • Data restructuring issues
  • Retention and encryption policies
  • Review your current email solution
  • Analyze your migration options
  • Avoid incompatibility by using Office 365 or newer





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