What is Microsoft 365 Business Premium?

The Microsoft 365 Business Premium plan is a subscription-based service from Microsoft that includes all the features of Business Standard, plus many Premium security features and new functions.

As your business grows, it becomes vital to protect email and data on employee devices. Microsoft 365 Business Premium provides a suite of tools to help achieve high levels of security, mobile device management and consistency across your network.


 The following apps and services are included with Business Premium: 

  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • SharePoint
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Exchange (mailbox)
  • Publisher (PC only)
  • Access (PC only)
  • Microsoft Defender
  • Azure Information Protection
  • Azure AD Premium P1 
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • InTune

Microsoft 365 Business Premium


Microsoft Defender for Business
This provides enterprise-grade security to help guard against sophisticated ransomware, viruses, or spam
Defender also protects against unsafe attachments, suspicious links and phishing attacks, which are one of the most common causes of account compromise

Azure Information Protection
This allows you to encrypt sensitive emails and restricts copying and forwarding of confidential business information
It also provides employees with unlimited cloud archiving for large mailboxes

Azure AD Premium P1
Help employees securely access email and business data wherever they work with conditional access policies
Safeguard against password loss or theft with advanced multifactor authentication (MFA)

Apply security policies to help protect work data on both company-owned and employee devices (e.g.: mobile phones)
Remove business data and email from lost or stolen devices


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