On 16th July, Microsoft announced the new Wave of Office 365 currently known as Office 365 Preview. The Office 365 Preview will include all the latest products such as Exchange '15', SharePoint 2013 , Lync '15' and Office 2013 in the cloud. It will also include Project online and Visio online now. :)

With Office 365 Preview, Microsoft has also come out with additional subscriptions. Below are the names of the subscriptions

  1. Office 365 Home Premium
  2. Office 365 Small Business Premium
  3. Office 365 Proplus
  4. Office 365 Enterprise

In this blog we will look into Office 365 Home Premimum and Office 365 Small Business

Office 365 Home Premium :  Office 365 Home Premium, a single subscription for up to 5 users, will be available in both physical and online stores across 227 markets worldwide for $8.33 per month ($99.99 billed annually).  This subscription gives you only Office 2013 , Skydrive & Skype Services . Below are the details of the subscription

  • All the Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, and Publisher. (Publisher is currently only available for PC's).
  • Ability to use Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs shared among all users in the home. Subscribers also have flexibility to change their 5 devices at any time, and full featured Office applications are available for temporary use on any PC.
  • Nearly 3 times the amount of SkyDrive storage with an additional 20GB over the 7GB you get for free.
  • 60 minutes of SkypeTM world calling per month to keep in touch with family anywhere. (Skype account required. Skype is available in selected countries only).
  • Premium licenses that are always up-to-date with latest new features and services released regularly. With the new Office, new capabilities will be added multiple times per year.

This plan does not include Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online , Project Online and Visio. A free 30 day trial will also be available online

 

Office 365 Small Business Premium  : Office 365 Small Business Premium will be available for $12.50 per user per month ($149.99 billed annually).  A free 30 day trial will also be available online. The new Office 365 Small Business Premium is designed for organizations with 1-10 employees. Below are the details of this subscription

  • All the Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, and Publisher plus Lync.*
  • Ability to use Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs for a single user. Users also have flexibility to change their 5 devices at any time, and full featured Office applications are available for temporary use on any PC.
  • A 25 GB Outlook mailbox, shared calendar, contact manager, scheduling and task-list tools, and 10 GB professional-grade cloud storage for the organization plus 500 MB per user.
  • Ability to host online meetings with audio and video using one-click screen sharing and HD video conferencing (HD video camera required)
  • Set up, build, and maintain a public-facing website with no additional hosting fees.
  • Premium licenses that are always up-to-date with latest new features and services released regularly. With the new Office, new capabilities will be added multiple times per year.

Also have a look at the attached feature comparison document.

Hope the information was helpful...