Microsoft announces Office 2013, Office 365 pricing for Consumers and Small Business
In a further push for Office 365 sees Microsoft’s pricing strategy for Office 2013 favour the subscription based Office 365 model. Whilst still offering shrink wrapped copies of Office the restrictions and cost will make businesses and consumers think twice about the subscription model of Office365.
Office 365 Home Premium aimed at families and home users priced at $99.99* per year
• Full Office 2013 suite (for five devices)
• 20GB Skydrive
• 60 minutes of Skype calling per month
Office 365 Small Business Premium priced at $149.99* licensed per user
• Exchange Online – 25GB Mailbox
• Office 2013 Suite
• SharePoint 10GB per organisation with 500MB
• Lync – meet in HD
*prices quoted in USD at the time of writing no confirmed UK pricing.