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Office 365 Features

Learn more about the reliable and secure individual services that make up Office 365.

Office 365 brings together online office collaboration for e-mail, web conferencing, document sharing and more. Listed below are the most common asked about features with specific usage limits. Try Office 365 free for 30 days.

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  • Outlook 2010/2013 and Outlook for Mac 2011 connectivity, including Outlook Anywhere
  • Web-based access with Outlook Web App on Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome
  • Compatible with Microsoft Windows Phone, Apple iPhone and iPad, and many Android phones
  • Mobile device security policies, including PIN lock and remote device wipe
  • Large 50 gigabyte (GB) mailboxes and the ability to send messages up to 25 megabytes (MB) to 1,500 recipients per day
  • Deleted item retention and deleted mailbox recovery
  • Virus/spam filtering via Microsoft Forefront Online Security for Exchange
  • Built-in email archiving for compliance purposes
  • Flexible transport rules for applying disclaimers and other policies
  • Centralized, web-based access for administration and Remote PowerShell
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  • Instant messaging and Presence (online availability status)
  • PC-to-PC audio and video calling between Lync users
  • Lync federation allowing you to connect to Lync users in other organizations that use Lync
  • Ability to initiate ad-hoc and scheduled meetings
  • Ability to initiate multi-party (3 or more) Lync audio/video sessions
  • Online meetings for up to 250 attendees
  • Ability to tranfer files through Lync client
  • Content sharing (Screen share, virtual white board, and PowerPoint upload) for online presentations
  • Interoperability with certified partners for dial-in audio conferencing
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  • 10 gigabytes (GB) base customer storage plus 500 megabytes (MB) per enterprise user
  • Additional storage .20 per GB per month with no minimum purchase
  • 25TB per tenant storage limit
  • Up to 300 site collections (non-mysite) per tenant
  • Up to 100GB of storage per site collection with 5,000 object index limit
  • OneDrive 1TB of personal storage for each user (does not count against tenant's overall storage pool)
  • Maximum Active Directory objects of 500,000
  • Document version control, check in/out, and email alerts when documents or other items have been changed or added to a site
  • Use of HTTPS to help keep Internet access secure
  • Antivirus scanning with Microsoft Forefrontâ„¢ Security for SharePoint