Recent service descriptions changes

Office 365
 

Applies to: Office 365

Topic Last Modified: 2018-05-08

The following tables list changes that have recently been made to service descriptions content.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Added multi-geo information to Platform Service Description.

 

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Added Microsoft 365 Business.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Changed archiving limit entry to "Yes" for Office 365 Business Essentials and Office 365 Business Premium.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Changed "Advanced Security Management" to "Office 365 Cloud App Security."

Office Online

Excel Online

Changed first note in topic to "Workbooks that exceed 30 megabytes (MB) cannot be viewed in Excel Online from within Microsoft SharePoint Online." Previously the note said 10 MB.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business Service Description

Major update to OneDrive for Business Service Description.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Service Description

Updates for data encryption at rest in the datacenter and Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) .

 

Message Policy and Compliance

Updates for data encryption at rest in the datacenter and Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) .

Office Online

Excel Online

Update to Freeze panes support in Excel Online.

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online Service Description

Multiple updates and restructuring.

 

SharePoint Online Limits

Multiple updates.

Yammer

Administration and Security Features in Yammer

Removed Notes and Activity Stream Keys.

 

Document Collaboration Features in Yammer

Removed Notes.

 

Yammer Service Description

Removed Notes and Activity Stream Keys from the plan comparison table.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Updated StaffHub availability for Office 365 Business Premium.

 

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Updated Compliance page industry certifications.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Updated manual retention policies for Office 365 Enterprise 1 plan.

 

Office 365 US Government

Multiple updates and restructuring.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Corrected Voice Mail and Voice Mail Integration availability.

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Service Description

Clarified availability of Groups for Exchange Online plans.

Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business Online Service Description

Updated Phone System and conferencing availability for Office 365 Business Premium customers.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Microsoft 365 Education

Corrected Microsoft Teams availability in Education plans.

Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business Online Service Description

Clarified client chat conversation limitation.

Multiple

Multiple

Added Customer Key to Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business service descriptions.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Made changes related to availability of services, including Stream and Delve, in Office 365 Enterprise F1.

 

Service Updates

"First release" is now "Targeted release." Updated link to Office 365 release programs page.

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Service Description

Clarified support for hybrid deployment with Office 365 Enterprise F1 and Exchange Online Kiosk plans.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business Service Description

Added availability of OneDrive for Business for Office 365 Enterprise F1 (these users have 2GB of OneDrive space).

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online Service Description

Changed BCS: Business Data Webparts availability in SharePoint Server 2013 Standard CAL under SharePoint on-premises plans from "Yes" to "No"

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Clarified that Office 365 Enterprise F1 Microsoft Stream users can view videos, but cannot publish or share them.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Added disposition review to advanced data governance.

 

Office 365 US Government

Clarified Yammer and Office 365 Pro Plus availability.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Added Data Loss Prevention availability.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Corrected availability of IRM via AD RMS.

 

Microsoft 365 Education

Added page for new offering.

 

BlackBerry

Removed references to discontinued BlackBerry Business Cloud Services (BBCS).

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Service Description

Added Customer Key availability for Office 365 Enterprise E5.

 

Exchange Online Limits

Clarified 35 MB attachment limit for Outlook Web Access (OWA). An attached individual file that exceeds 35 MB is blocked. Additionally, an attached group of files that collectively exceeds 35 MB is also blocked.

 

Clients and Mobile Devices

Multiple updates; article restructured.

Multiple

Multiple

Corrected references to Microsoft Sway.

Multiple

Multiple

Updated OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online Service Descriptions to include additional hybrid features. Also added hybrid features to Office 365 operated by Vianet, Office 365 Germany, and Office 365 Education pages.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Added Advanced Governance details.

 

Office 365 US Government

Added Data Migrations performed by FastTrack table .

 

Office 365 Germany

Added note that Federated Sharing requires the use of Availability Address Space to support sharing with other tenants.

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Limits

Added limits for Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) legacy version and Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) with new capabilities.

Skype for Business

Skype for Business Online Service Description

Added note that Audio Conferencing can be added to Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 Enterprise E1, and Office 365 Enterprise E3 subscription plans as an add-on.

 

Skype for Business Online Service Description

Added note that Communication Credits can be added to Office 365 Business Premium subscription plan as an add-on to support Audio Conferencing only.

 

Skype for Business Online Service Description

Clarified file transfer capabilities in Office 365 Enterprise F1.

Visio Online

Visio Online Service Description

Added new Visio Online Service Description page and updated multiple pages to reflect this addition.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Added Microsoft Stream availability.

 

Office 365 US Government

Updated US Government pages with new environment names.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Added Microsoft Bookings availability.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Added Microsoft Stream availability.

 

Office 365 Education

Moved Education plans to separate page, rebranded the existing plans (Office 365 Education A1 and A5), and added Office 365 Education A3.

Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business Online Service Description

Simplified table and rebranded some features: Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing changed to Office 365 Audio Conferencing; Skype for Business PSTN Calling changed to Office 365 Calling Plan; Skype for Business Cloud PBX changed to Office 365 Phone System; and Skype for Business PSTN Consumption Billing changed to Office 365 Communications Credits.

Multiple

Multiple

Rebranding: K1 is now F1.

Multiple

Multiple

Added links to SharePoint Online Limits topic.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.

 

Office 365 Plan Options

Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Added feature comparison table for standalone plans.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Added Advanced Threat Protection feature detail.

 

Office 365 US Government

Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.

 

Office 365 Germany

Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.

 

Office 365 Germany

Added Audit log search, Advanced data governance, and Office 365 Threat Intelligence features and availability.

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Service Description

Corrected "Cutover migration supported" entry to indicate that cutover Exchange migration is supported.

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Service Description

Added feature detail and availability information.

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online Service Description

Updated to include Office 2016 applications.

 

SharePoint Online Limits

Added this topic.

Skype for Business

Skype for Business Online Limits

Corrected file transfer limit.

 

Service description

Topic

Change

Office 365 Platform

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Added Microsoft Forms availability.

 

Office 365 Platform Service Description

Added footnote about Advanced eDiscovery availability.

 

Office 365 Plan Options

Added Exchange Online and Skype for Business plan options included in each SKU to Plan Options page.

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Added the following to footnote no. 1: “Retention policies applied to mailboxes requires E3 or E5.”

 

Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Added footnote about Advanced eDiscovery availability.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Added Microsoft Forms description.

 

Office 365 US Government

Added Office 365 US Government G5 information.

 

Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Updated Information Rights Management (IRM) using Windows Server AD RMS.

 

Office 365 Germany

Added "Create app passwords" row under "User Account Management."

 

Office 365 Germany

Added pointer to Security & Compliance Center feature description. (Security & Compliance Center is available for Office 365 Germany.)

Office Online

Office Online Service Description

Added Visio.

Exchange Online

Exchange Online Service Description

Changed "Retention Tags and Retention Policies" to "Messaging Records Management (MRM) Retention Tags and Retention Policies."

 

Voice Message Services

Updated to include an end-of-life announcement for Exchange Online unified messaging via SBC.

Workplace Analytics

Workplace Analytics Service Description

Added new service description

Multiple

Multiple

Azure RMS renamed Azure Information Protection (AIP).

Multiple

Multiple

Removed Office Online vs. Office desktop comparison detail from Office 365 Germany and Office 365 operated by 21Vianet pages. Added pointer to same content on Office Online Service Description page.

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