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OneDrive for Business Service Description

Office 365
 

Applies to: SharePoint Online, Office 365

Topic Last Modified: 2014-07-21

OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro) is personal online storage space in the cloud, provided for you by your company. Use it to store your work files across multiple devices with ease and security. Share your files with business colleagues as needed, and edit Office documents together in real time with Office Online. Sync files to your local computer using the OneDrive for Business sync app.

OneDrive for Business is included in SharePoint Online and can also be purchased as a standalone plan. The OneDrive for Business standalone option includes Office Online. To learn more, see What is OneDrive for Business?

To compare features across plans, see Office 365 service comparison.

To buy OneDrive for Business with Office Online, see OneDrive Plans.

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OneDrive for Business with Office Online provides 1 TB of storage space. For information about file types that you can’t add to OneDrive for Business, see Types of files that cannot be added to a list or library.

OneDrive for Business is included in SharePoint Online. To learn about additional limitations in SharePoint Online, such as site collection quotas, file upload limits, and storage limits, see SharePoint Online software boundaries and limits.

OneDrive for Business is available through the following subscription options:

 

Subscription option Description

Office 365 suites

OneDrive for Business is included in all Office 365 plans, except for Office 365 Enterprise K1 and Office 365 Government K1.

For a complete list, see Office 365 service families and plans.

SharePoint Online Plan 1 or SharePoint Online Plan 2

OneDrive for Business is included in SharePoint Online Plan 1 and SharePoint Online Plan 2.

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

OneDrive for Business is offered as a standalone plan. The standalone option includes Office Online.

Use the following table to compare feature availability across the OneDrive for Business standalone option and SharePoint Online.

 

Developer features OneDrive for Business with Office Online SharePoint Online Plan 1 SharePoint Online Plan 2

Access Services

Yes

Yes

Yes

App Catalog (SharePoint)

Yes

Yes

Yes

App Deployment: Autohosted Apps

Yes

Yes

Yes

App Deployment: Cloud-Hosted Apps

Yes

Yes

Yes

App Deployment: SharePoint-Hosted Apps

Yes

Yes

Yes

App Management Services

Yes

Yes

Yes

BCS: Alerts for External Lists

No

No

Yes

BCS: App Scoped External Content Types (ECTs)

No

No

Yes

BCS: Business Data Webparts

No

No

Yes

BCS: External List

No

No

Yes

BCS: OData connector

No

No

Yes

BCS: Profile Pages

No

No

No

BCS: Rich Client Integration

No

No

No

BCS: Secure Store Service

No

No

Yes

BCS: Tenant-level external data log

No

No

Yes

Browser-based customizations

Yes

Yes

Yes

Client Object Model (OM)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Client-side rendering (CSR)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Custom Site Definitions

No

No

No

Custom Site Provisioning

No

No

No

Developer Site

No

Yes

Yes

Forms Based Applications

No

Yes

Yes

Full-Trust Solutions

No

No

No

InfoPath Forms Services

No

No

Yes

JavaScript Object Model

Yes

Yes

Yes

List and Library APIs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Remote Event Receiver

No

Yes

Yes

REST API

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sandboxed Solutions

Yes

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Design Manager

No

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Designer

No

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Store

Yes

Yes

Yes

Workflow 2010 (.NET 3.5)

No

Yes

Yes

Workflow 2010 (out of the box)

No

Yes

Yes

Workflow 2013

No

Yes

Yes

Workload API: ECM APIs

No

Yes

Yes

Workload API: Search APIs

No

Yes

Yes

Workload API: Social APIs

No

Yes

Yes

IT Professional features

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Active Directory Synchronization

Yes

Yes

Yes

Alternate Access Mapping (AAM)

No

No

No

Analytics Platform

No

Yes

Yes

Anti-malware protection

Yes

Yes

Yes

Claims-Based Authentication Support

No

No

No

Configuration Wizards

No

No

No

Deferred Site Collection upgrade

Yes

Yes

Yes

Distributed Cache

No

No

No

Host Header Site Collections

No

No

No

Improved Permissions Management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Improved Self-Service Site Creation

No

No

No

Managed Accounts

No

No

No

Minimal Download Strategy (MDS)

Yes

Yes

Yes

OAuth

Yes

Yes

Yes

Patch Management

No

No

No

Quota Templates

No

No

No

Read-Only Database Support

No

No

No

Remote BLOB Storage

No

No

No

Request Management

No

No

No

Request throttling

No

No

No

Resource throttling

No

No

No

Service Application Platform

No

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Health Analyzer

No

No

No

SharePoint admin center

Yes

Yes

Yes

Shredded Storage

Yes

Yes

Yes

Site Collection Compliance Policies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Site Collection Health Checks

Yes

Yes

Yes

State Service

No

No

No

Streamlined Central Administration

No

No

No

System Status Notifications

No

No

No

Unattached Content Database Recovery

No

No

No

Upgrade evaluation site collections

No

Yes

Yes

Usage Reporting and Logging

No

No

No

Windows PowerShell Support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Content features

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Accessibility Standards Support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Asset Library Enhancements/Video Support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Auditing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Auditing & Reporting (e.g. doc edits, policy edits, deletes)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Content Organizer

No

Yes

Yes

Design Manager

No

Yes

Yes

Document Sets

Yes

Yes

Yes

Document Translation in Word Online

Yes

Yes

Yes

eDiscovery Search

Yes

Yes

Yes

eDiscovery Hold

No

No

Yes

eDiscovery Export

No

No

Yes

Email enabled lists and libraries

No

No

No

External Sharing: External Access

Yes

Yes

Yes

External Sharing: Guest Link

Yes

Yes

Yes

Folder Sync

Yes

Yes

Yes

IRM using Azure AD Rights Management

No

No1

No1

IRM using Windows Server AD RMS

No

No

No

Managed Metadata Service

No

Yes

Yes

Metadata-driven Navigation

No

Yes

Yes

Multi-stage Disposition

Yes

Yes

Yes

Office ProPlus (Osub)

No

No

No

Office Online (create/edit)

Yes

No

No

Office Online (view)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Office Web Apps Server integration

No

No

No

PowerPoint Automation Services

No

No

No

Preservation hold library

No

No

Yes

Quick Edit

Yes

Yes

Yes

Records management

No

Yes

Yes

Recycle Bin (SharePoint admin center)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Recycle Bin (site collection)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Related Items

No

Yes

Yes

Rich Media Management

No

Yes

Yes

Shared Content Types

Yes

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Translation Services

No

Yes

Yes

Site mailbox

No

Yes

Yes

Surveys

Yes

No

No

Unique Document IDs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Video Search

No

No

Yes

WCM: Analytics

No

Yes

Yes

WCM: Catalog

No

No

Yes

WCM: Category page and catalog item page

No

No

Yes

WCM: Search web parts

No

No

Yes

WCM: Cross-Site publishing

No

No

Yes

WCM: Designer Tools

No

Yes

Yes

WCM: Faceted navigation

No

No

No

WCM: Image Renditions

No

Yes

Yes

WCM: Managed navigation

No

Yes

Yes

WCM: Mobile and Device Rendering

No

Yes

Yes

WCM: Multiple Domains

No

No

No

WCM: Recommendations

No

Yes

Yes

WCM: Search Engine Optimizations (SEO)

No

Yes

Yes

Word Automation Services

No

No

No

Insights features

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Business Intelligence Center

No

No

Yes

Calculated Measures and Members

No

No

Yes

Data Connection Library

No

No

Yes

Decoupled PivotTables and PivotCharts

No

No

Yes

Excel Services

No

No

Yes

Field list and Field Support

No

No

Yes

Filter Enhancements

No

No

Yes

Filter Search

No

No

Yes

PerformancePoint Services

No

No

No

PerformancePoint Services (PPS) Dashboard Migration

No

No

No

Power View for Excel in SharePoint

No

No

Yes

Power Pivot for Excel in SharePoint

No

No

Yes

Quick Explore

No

No

Yes

Scorecards & Dashboards

No

No

No

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Integrated Mode

No

No

No

Timeline Slicer

No

No

Yes

Visio Services

No

No

Yes

Search features

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Advanced Content Processing

No

No

No

Continuous crawls

Yes

Yes

Yes

Custom entity extraction

No

No

No

Deep links

Yes

Yes

Yes

Event-based relevancy

Yes

Yes

Yes

Expertise Search

Yes

Yes

Yes

Extensible content processing

No

No

No

Graphical refiners

Yes

Yes

Yes

Hybrid search

Yes

Yes

Yes

Manage search schema

No

Yes

Yes

On-premises search index

No

No

No

Phonetic name matching

Yes

Yes

Yes

Query rules—Add promoted results

No

Yes

Yes

Query rules—advanced actions

No

No

No

Query spelling correction

No

Yes

Yes

Query suggestions

No

Yes

Yes

Query throttling

No

Yes

Yes

Quick preview

Yes

Yes

Yes

Ranking models

No

Yes2

Yes2

Refiners

Yes

Yes

Yes

RESTful Query API/Query OM

Yes

Yes

Yes

Result sources

Yes

Yes

Yes

Search connector framework

No

No

No

Search results sorting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Search vertical: “Conversations”

Yes

Yes

Yes

Search vertical: “People”

Yes

Yes

Yes

Search vertical: “Video”

No

No

Yes

“This List” searches

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sites features

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Change the look

No

Yes

Yes

Connections to Microsoft Office Clients

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cross Browser Support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Custom Managed Paths

No

No

No

Governance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Large List Scalability and Management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Mobile Connectivity

Yes

Yes

Yes

Multi-Lingual User Interface

Yes

Yes

Yes

My Tasks

Yes

Yes

Yes

OOTB Web Parts

Yes

Yes

Yes

Permissions Management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Project functionality for team sites

No

Yes

Yes

Project site template

No

Yes

Yes

Project Summary web part

No

Yes

Yes

Project workspace

No

Yes

Yes

Public Website (SPO)

No

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Lists

Yes

Yes

Yes

SharePoint Ribbon

Yes

Yes

Yes

Site folders

Yes

Yes

Yes

Task list

Yes

Yes

Yes

Team Site: Drag & Drop

No

Yes

Yes

Team Site: Notebook

No

Yes

Yes

Team Site: Simplified Access

No

Yes

Yes

Templates

No

Yes

Yes

Themes

No

Yes

Yes

Usage Analytics

No

Yes

Yes

Variations

No

Yes

Yes

Work Management Service

No

Yes

Yes

Social features

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Ask Me About

Yes

Yes

Yes

Blogs

No

Yes

Yes

Communities Reputation, Badging, and Moderation

No

Yes

Yes

Community

No

Yes

Yes

Company Feed

No

Yes

Yes

Document Conversations with Yammer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Follow

Yes

Yes

Yes

Microblogging

No

Yes

Yes

Newsfeed

No

Yes

Yes

One Click Sharing

Yes

Yes

Yes

People, Sites, Document Recommendations

No

Yes

Yes

Personal Site

Yes

Yes

Yes

Photos and Presence

Yes

Yes

Yes

Profile

Yes

Yes

Yes

Ratings

Yes

Yes

Yes

Shared with Me

Yes

Yes

Yes

Site Feed

No

Yes

Yes

OneDrive for Business

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tag profiles

No

Yes

Yes

Tasks integrated with Outlook

Yes

Yes

Yes

Trending Tags

No

Yes

Yes

Wikis

No

Yes

Yes

Add-Ons

OneDrive for Business with Office Online

SharePoint Online Plan 1

SharePoint Online Plan 2

Additional Storage

Yes

Yes

Yes

Azure Provisioned Apps: Access Services

Yes

Yes

Yes

Azure Provisioned Apps: Custom Code in Azure LWR

Yes

Yes

Yes

Duet Online

No

No

No

NoteNote:
1   Azure Rights Management (RMS) is not included but can be purchased as a separate add-in order to enable supported IRM features.

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