Microsoft Rebrands Office 365 to “Microsoft 365”

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If you start seeing references to “Microsoft 365,” don’t worry, it’s just Microsoft’s existing Office 365 plans with a new name that better reflects how the bundled apps and services go beyond the traditional Office suite.

Remember when Microsoft wanted to put “Office” on everything ?


I do indeed. They went through similar phases of putting ‘Windows’ and ‘Live’ on various products and services too, as I recall.

And now it’s all about Microsoft’s commercial and public cloud services, and Azure is going gangbusters:

A musical interlude:

BTW, did anyone notice the excessively busy and futzy MS Office icons? They keep redesigning them and they keep getting worse.