It’s been six or seven years since Microsoft’s Office Suite switched to the cloud service Office 365, and it’s now being replaced by Microsoft 365, a new productivity platform, which will go live on April 22. For the current special situation, the Teams Remote Conference Service will be free for half a year.
The news that Microsoft 365 is replacing Office 365 has been announced before, and Microsoft China has released the news today, talking about some progress in the localization of Microsoft 365 in China.
Microsoft says Microsoft 365 is an advanced productivity cloud platform and tool that includes Windows 10 (available version), Office 365, and EMS Enterprise Mobile Security Suite (partial version slate).
More than 215 million live users worldwide now use Microsoft’s productivity tools, 128 million of them use modern office services every day and 135 million users use Outlook Mobile.
Microsoft 365 continues to offer classic office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and will further incorporate more artificial intelligence, expanding its user base from traditional “office workers” to “front-line workers” including sales, services, and technicians, with multiple versions helping more people in their jobs by integrating innovative applications such as Teams and Power Apps. Be productive and creative.
In the Chinese market, with Microsoft Teams, a new generation of intelligent remote conferencing systems, the Microsoft 365 China team has developed the Workhub app to create a one-stop work platform for enterprise customers on Team.
The platform can import customers’ existing business applications by connecting to programs such as H5, while supporting teams native applications and Power Apps low-code application development, as well as policy central deployment and default installation, allowing enterprise customers to easily and quickly build a work platform for internal employees and business management on Teams.
In addition, by integrating LUIS Natural Language Understanding technology, the Microsoft 365 China team developed the Advanced Chatbot app for Teams, which can receive and understand Chinese and English conversations in the Teams interface and automatically query and receive feedback.
Microsoft 365 will be officially launched on April 21, the domestic is April 22, the existing Office 365 subscribers will be free upgrade to Microsoft 365, subscription price remains unchanged, china’s personal version of 398 yuan per year, home version 498 yuan per year (up to 6 users).
In addition, Microsoft announced microsoft Teams Smart Remote Conferencing, a key component of Microsoft 365 Global, to offer six months of free service to new users in the global marketplace in response to the need for telecommuting and video conferencing during the outbreak.
The Microsoft 365 China team pioneered a six-month free Team service for domestic users, and Team usage increased by 500 percent during the outbreak.