Office 365 E3

Office 365 E3 is a cloud-based suite of productivity apps and services with information protection and compliance capabilities included.

$20.00 user/month

$20.00 user/month

Overview
Requirements
FAQs

Move your business ahead

Get the latest Office desktop and mobile apps, plus integrated collaboration services, coupled with advanced compliance features and full IT power. 

Office 365 E3 includes

ON CLOUD

Benefits unique to Office 365 E3 and Office 365 E5

Exchange Online
Work smarter with 100 GB of business-class email and calendaring.
OneDrive for Business
Access 1-5+ TB of personal cloud storage from anywhere, on any device.1 Easily share documents with others inside and outside your organization and control who can see and edit each file.
Information Protection
Protect information with basic Office message encryption and Office 365 Data Loss Prevention for emails and files.
Additional compliance capabilities
Add to your compliance capabilities with Core eDiscovery and basic audit.
SharePoint Online
Share and manage content, knowledge, and apps with SharePoint Online storage. Empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
Bookings
Simplify how customers schedule and manage appointments.
Azure Information Protection
Control and help secure email, documents, and sensitive data that you share outside your company.

Shared Office 365 features

Office 365 apps
Install Office 365 apps, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (PC only), and Access (PC only), on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five phones per user.
Office 365 mobile apps
Use Office 365 apps designed for mobile devices and tablets.
Outlook
Connect and stay organized with email, calendar, and contacts all in one place.
Microsoft Teams
Chat, meet, share files, and use business apps within a shared workspace.
Office 365 Groups
Use this service, along with the Office 365 tools you already use, to collaborate with teammates when writing documents, creating spreadsheets, working on project plans, scheduling meetings, or sending email.
Skype for Business Online
Get your team together easily by sharing a link.
Microsoft Stream
Upload, organize and share intelligent video content companywide.
Power Apps
Build the business apps you need and extend or customize the apps you already use.
Power Automate
Make repetitive tasks easy with workflow automation.
Microsoft To Do
Plan your day and manage your life.
MyAnalytics
Explore your work patterns with MyAnalytics and learn ways to work smarter by improving your focus, well-being, network, and collaboration.
Group policy support, Office telemetry, roaming settings
On-premises Active Directory sync for single sign-on (SSO)
CDS Project Oakdale
Build with confidence on a low-code database for Teams.
Multilingual user interface for Office 365 apps
Office apps for the web
Create, share, and collaborate from wherever you are.
Office Delve
Manage your Office 365 profile with Delve. Plus, discover and organize the information that's most relevant to you right now across all your Office apps.
Microsoft Whiteboard
Collaborate on ideas and content with a freeform digital canvas, now integrated with Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Kaizala Pro
Connect and coordinate work across your organization and with vendors, partners, suppliers, and customers using this simple and secure phone number-based mobile chat app.
Yammer
Connect and engage with enterprise social networking.
Microsoft Sway
Create visually striking newsletters, presentations, and documents in minutes.
Microsoft Forms
Easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls.
Microsoft Planner
Organize teamwork, create new plans, assign tasks, share files, chat, and get updates on progress.
Microsoft Shifts
Enable Firstline Workers and their managers to manage schedules and keep in touch using their mobile devices.
Microsoft Graph API
Access Microsoft Cloud service resources with this RESTful web API.
Shared computer activation
Compliance
Facilitate legal compliance with email archiving, content search, basic audit, manual retention policies and sensitivity labels.

Requirements

Required Processor Windows: 1.6 gigahertz (GHz) or faster, 2-core macOS: Intel processor
Required Operating System Windows: Windows 10 SAC, Windows 10 LTSB 2016, Windows 10 LTSB 2015, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2. Please note Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise will not be supported on Windows 10 LTSC 2019 at release. Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise will not be supported on any Windows 10 LTSC/LTSB version or on Windows Server 2012 R2 or older after January 2020. Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise will be supported on Windows Server 2016 through October 2025. macOS: Office for Mac is supported on the three most recent versions of macOS. When a new version of macOS is released, the Office for Mac Operating System requirement becomes the then-current three most recent versions: the new version of macOS and the previous versions. Product functionality and feature availability may vary on older systems. For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system specified above.
Required Memory Windows: 4GB RAM; 2 GB RAM (32-bit) macOS: 4 GB RAM
Required Hard Disk Space Windows: 4.0 GB of available disk space macOS: 10 GB of available disk space. HFS+ hard disk format (also known as macOS Extended or APFS)
Required Display Windows: 1280 x 768 screen resolution macOS: 1280 x 800 screen resolution
Graphics Windows: Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9 or later, with WDDM 2.0 or higher for Windows 10 (or WDDM 1.3 or higher for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update). Skype for Business requires DirectX 9 or later, 128 MB graphics memory, and 32 bits per pixel capable format. macOS: No graphics requirements
Multi-touch A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. But, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. Note that touch features are optimized for use with Windows 10 or Windows 8.1.
Additional system requirements Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity. Microsoft account and/or organizational account is required for licensing and to access services. Internet functionality requires an internet connection.

Frequently asked questions

You can pay with all major credit cards, and your subscription amount will appear on your credit card statement. You also have the option to receive an invoice and, depending on your choice of services, you will be billed monthly or annually. You receive an email message when your invoice is ready to be viewed and, if a purchase order (PO) number is entered when you buy your subscription, that number is included in your invoice.

Annual commitment payment is available for Office 365 Enterprise plans. With annual commitment, you sign up for a one-year subscription, but you can choose to pay month to month or pay for the entire year at the time you sign up.

Yes, discounts are available for Office 365 enterprise agreement customers (typically 250+ licenses) who want to purchase through volume licensing. A Microsoft expert can help you explore the purchasing options for large enterprises and help you determine which is best for you. Learn more about volume licensing. Find a Microsoft expert.

You can cancel your subscription at any time. For annual commitment subscriptions, such as Office 365 E3, there is a penalty for canceling before the end of your contract. Read the complete Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement.

Your data is yours. If you decide to cancel your Office 365 subscription, you can download your data—for example, your email and documents on team sites—and save it to another location. You should save your data before you cancel. After you cancel your subscription, data associated with your Office 365 account will be available to your administrator(s) in a limited function account for 90 days.

Yes. If you need to upgrade, you can transition your account to a different plan. For example, you can upgrade from a Microsoft 365 Apps for business plan to an Office 365 Enterprise plan.

 

In most cases, you can use the Switch plans wizard in your Admin center to upgrade your plan. If your subscription has more than 300 users or if you used a prepaid card to purchase your plan, the Switch plans wizard is not available. Plans that are not eligible for the Switch plans wizard can be upgraded manually. Learn more about upgrading Office 365 plans.
 

NOTE: When you upgrade your account, your domain name is transferred to your new account, whether you brought your own domain name to the Office 365 account or you set up a domain name with Office 365.

Yes, you can mix and match Office 365 plans. Please note that there are some license limitations at the plan level. The Microsoft 365 Apps for business, Microsoft 365 Business Basic, and Microsoft 365 Business Standard plans each have a limit of 300 users, while the Enterprise plans are for an unlimited number of users. For example, you can purchase 300 Microsoft 365 Business Standard seats, 300 Microsoft 365 Business Basic seats, and 500 Enterprise E3 seats on a single tenant.

Yes. If you purchase an Office 365 subscription with the same number of user accounts you created by the end of your free trial, the information and configuration for these users’ accounts will remain intact. Once your free trial expires, you won’t be able to continue using Office 365 for free. You will have an additional 30 days to purchase Office 365 before your account information is erased. Once your trial account information has been erased, it cannot be retrieved.

Microsoft experts are trained IT and development companies that can help you move to Office 365 or develop custom solutions for your business. You can find a listing of all of our Microsoft experts in Microsoft Pinpoint.

You can add the domain name you own to Office 365 to create domain-based email addresses. Find your domain registrar or DNS hosting providerCompare domain management in Office 365 subscriptions.

Internet access is required to install and activate all Office 365 plans and to manage your subscription account. Internet connectivity is also required to access Office 365 cloud productivity services, including email, conferencing, IT management, and other services.

 

Many Office 365 plans also include the desktop version of Office, for example, Microsoft 365 Business Standard and Office 365 E3. One of the benefits of having the desktop version of Office applications is that you can work offline and have the confidence that the next time you connect to the Internet all your work will automatically sync, so you never have to worry about your documents being up to date. Your desktop version of Office is also automatically kept up to date and upgraded when you connect to the Internet, so you always have the latest tools to help you work. Compare Office 365 plans.

Microsoft FastTrack for Office 365 is the customer success service that helps you move to Office 365, smoothly and with confidence, and deliver business value faster.

 
The FastTrack Center is a team of hundreds of engineers around the globe, committed to providing IT professionals and partners with a successful Office 365 experience.
 
Our FastTrack Engineers will provide you with remote and personalized assistance to help you prepare your technical environment and ensure a smooth onboarding and migration experience.
 
The FastTrack Center will contact eligible customers within 30 days of purchasing Office 365. FastTrack resources and services are included in Office 365 for customers with at least 50 seats of Microsoft 365 Apps for business and Enterprise plans, as well as paid Government, Kiosk, and Nonprofit plans.
 
Learn more in the service description and FastTrack FAQ.
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Monthly Plans

E3 5User Global Admin Own Domain

Monthly
$100
$ 50
Per
Month
  • 50% Discount

Single User/Own Domain

Annually
$400
$ 200
Per
Year
  • 50% Discount

E3 5User Global Admin Own Domain

Annually
$800
$ 400
Per
Year
  • 50% Discount

Lifetime
license

Life Time
$200
$ 100
Life
Time
  • 50% Discount

Both plans also include these benefits:

  • Full root access and Operating System (OS) selection
  • Your choice of Server Management
  • Top security standards
  • Free to transfer existing websites and VPS to Namecheap, unlike competitors
  • 30-day money-back guarantee