Office 365 is the brand name Microsoft uses for a group of subscriptions that provide productivity software and related services. For consumers, the subscription allows the use of Microsoft Office apps on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and Windows 10 Mobile, provides storage space on the OneDrive file hosting service, and grants 60 Skype minutes per month. For business users, Office 365 also offers service subscriptions for e-mail and social networking services through hosted versions of Exchange Server, Skype for Business Server, SharePoint and Office Online, integration with Yammer.
Office 2016 is here!
Office 365, with the 2016 desktop apps, was designed to simplify your life. All the features you know and love are right where you remember them, while new features let you do your best work on any device.
Improved performance for Office programs you use most – Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
Seamless integration with OneDrive lets you easily save and access files anywhere, on any device
Rebuilt for cross-platform users who switch between Windows and Mac
Real-time co-authoring in Word for PC lets multiple users edit the same document at the same time
OneNote desktop application for Mac users
And Office 365 from EXTREME SOLUTIONS is a great value because you can install Office 2016 on up to 5 PCs or Macs per user. Business Premium only.
Not technical? No problem!
With Office 365 from EXTREME SOLUTIONS, getting started is quick and painless. Our fast, easy setup process does it all for you, so you are up and running in minutes. And if you ever do need help, our expert support is here 24/7.
The latest version, now and forever.
Instead of buying software that will be out of date next year (or next month), Office 365 works like a magazine subscription. Every time there is a new edition of Office, it gets delivered to you automatically, at no extra charge. No big upfront cost now. No big upgrade cost later. Just a low monthly price to always have the latest version.
Email that works for you
Let your email do the heavy lifting
Show customers you mean business with official email addresses that speak volumes before you say a word. Create professional addresses — like yourname@, sales@ or support@ — that all route to your primary inbox. Online Essentials and Business Premium only.
All devices, all together now
You've got better things to do than sync. Office 365 and EXTREME SOLUTIONS keep all your devices emails and appointments up to date, from your laptop to your tablet to your smartphone, so you are always on the ball. Online Essentials and Business Premium only.
Stay in the loop, anywhere
When your email, calendar, and contacts are accessible on any device, your business is wherever you are. Plus, shared online calendars put every team member on the very same page. Online Essentials and Business Premium only.
Frequently asked questions
Why should I buy Office 365 from EXTREME SOLUTIONS if I already have Office on my desktop?
If you purchase our Business Premium plan, you'll get Office 2016, featuring the latest versions of the desktop applications you know and love—Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, and Publisher. And whenever Office is updated, you will automaticallyreceive the latest upgrade at no additional charge so that you are always on the current version of Office.
Our Office 365 plans give you the ability to easily and securely share and collaborate on documents using OneDrive and Office Online. With Online Essentials, and Business Premium you can also create a domain-based email address and share calendars and contacts with people inside and outside of your company. Finally, unlike the Office you currently have, Office 365 from gives you the ability to have real-time online meetings and screen sharing using Skype for Business (PC) and Lync (Mac).
Which desktop applications come with the Business Premium plans?
This depends on whether you are using a PC or Mac. PC users can download Microsoft Office 2016 versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher and the desktop version of Skype for Business (formerly Lync). Mac users will be able to download Microsoft Office 2016 versions of Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Lync as part of the Business Premium plans.
Will the latest version of Microsoft Office work on my computer?
To use the 5 desktop downloads you get with the Business Premium plan, you must be on one of the following operating systems:
PC: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 10 Server, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2
Mac: Mac OS X 10.10
If you are running a different operating system, remember that you can still use Office Online, browser-based versions of your favorite Microsoft tools like Excel, Word or PowerPoint, which are included with the Online Essentials or Business Premium plans.
I have a Mac. Can I still use Office 365 from EXTREME SOLUTIONS? What about the Business Premium plans?
Yes. Office Online is compatible with Mac. And if you choose the Business Premium plan, you'll be able to download Office 2016 for Mac, which is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10 (see prior section).
What is Office for iPad?
Office for iPad includes the full-featured, touch-friendly versions of the most popular Office apps: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Office for iPad is available with the Business Premium plan, which includes a license thats valid for up to 5 iPads or Windows tablets, as well as up to 5 PCs or Macs, for a single user.
What is Office Online?
Office Online features versions of Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint® and OneNote® that are designed to use within a web browser. You can access Office Online from your cloud storage to create new files, edit existing files, share and collaborate online with clients or colleagues.
What is online document collaboration?
With our Online Essentials and Business Premium plans, documents created or stored in your OneDrive for Business cloud storage can be simultaneously edited with others inside or outside your company – anyone with a link to a document can make edits at the same time as you. You can even see each other's edits as you go, so you'll always be on the same page with the latest version, all without having to send documents back and forth via email.
With the Business Premium plans, can I download the 5 installs of Office on my employees' computers?
The desktop Office licenses that come with the Business Premium plan are associated with an individual users account, including that individuals sign in and password information. Downloading a copy onto an employees computer would give them access to your documents.
We highly recommend that anyone in your organization need the latest desktop version of Office have their own Business Premium account.
Will the Excel, PowerPoint and Word programs I already have installed on my computer work with my cloud storage and Office Online?
OneDrive for Business Premium cloud storage and Office Online work best with the latest version of Microsoft Office, Office 2013, Office 2010, and Office 2011 and 2016 for Mac.
With these versions of Office, you can select files stored in the cloud and edit them using your desktop applications instead of Office Online. Simply open the file you wish to edit, click ‘Edit in Word/Excel/PowerPoint and when you click ‘Save within those applications, your document will sync back to your storage.
What if I already have a Workspace email account from EXTREME SOLUTIONS?
If you would like to switch your Workspace email to Office 365, please call us at +65 6349-4240 and we can help you make the right decision regarding your existing email plan.
I am part of a larger organization - can I use Microsoft Office 365 from EXTREME SOLUTIONS?
Our plans are designed for businesses that require fewer than 300 accounts. You may purchase up to 300 accounts of each plan (up to 900 accounts total.) If you have questions, just give us a call at +65 6349-4240. Our award-winning team is here to help 24/7.
What is Skype for Business/Lync?
Skype for Business (PC) and Lync (Mac), included in the Online Essentials and Business Premium plans, allow you to communicate with your colleagues, customers, and partners via online conference call or HD video conference. With just a couple of clicks, you can share your screen or invite up to 250 people inside or outside your company to take part in an online conversation.
What is the cloud?
Working or storing files in ‘the cloud means that your files are stored securely on the internet — not on your hard drive – so you can access them anytime, anywhere, from almost any device connected to the web.
You don't need to buy additional software and you are not dependent on your computer to get work done. Plus, since your documents are stored on secure servers, you have peace of mind knowing that, even if your hard drive crashes or you spill coffee on your computer, your documents and programs are safe and accessible from any web browser.
What are the benefits of having domain-based email addresses?
A domain-based email address, like firstname.lastname@example.org, helps you look more professional with customers and promotes your website and company. In fact, customers are 9 times more likely to choose a company with a professional email address+. Every time you send an email from a domain-based address, you are putting your domain name in front of customers and encouraging them to visit your website.
And with each plan, you can create free ‘alias addresses – like one using your first name (email@example.com) and others for different departments (firstname.lastname@example.org) -- that all feed into a single inbox and make you look even more professional.