O365 Comparison and more

Based on data gleaned from: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/sharepoint-online-software-boundaries-and-limits-HA102694293.aspx#_SharePoint_Online_for_1

on July 4th, 2014 at 9:43 am < – – that’s important because MSFT updates it’s sites with new features, and this blog just gets new posts.

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Feature​ ​Small Business ​Midsize Business ​Enterprise Kiosk Plans
​Storage per user (Contributes to total storage base of tenant) ​500 MB per subscribed user (e.g. 10 users = 5 GB) Zero – licensed kiosk workers do not add to the tenant storage base
​Site collection quota limit ​Up to 1 TB per site collection. 25 GB for a trial.

5000 items in site libraries, including files and folders

​Site Collections (#) per tenant ​1 site collection per tenant ​ 20 site collections (other than personal sites) ​ 500,000 site collection (other than personal sites) ​500,000 site collections (note: no reference to personal sites)
​Subsites ​Up to 2,000 subsites per site collection
Total available tenant storage​ ​10 GB plus 500 MB per user, up to a maximum, if you purchase additional storage, of 1TB / Tenant ​10 GB plus 500 MB plus additional storage purchased – you can purchase an unlimited amount of additional storage, unless you have a government community cloud plan, in which case you’re limited to 25 TB ​10 GB plus 500 MB per user + additional storage to a max of 25 TB
​Personal Site Storage ​1TB per user, as soon as provisioned, this amount is counted separately and does not add or subtract the overall storage allocation for a tenant.  Personal site storage applies to the users OneDrive for business and personal newsfeed
​Public Web Site Storage ​5 GB, SharePoint Admin can allocate up to 1TB to this site though. This is not in addition to the tenant total, and will impact that total
File upload limit​ ​2 GB per file
​Sync Limit ​20,000 items in the OneDrive for Business library, include in the count both files and folders

5,000 items in site libraries, including files and folders

​Number of users ​1-25 users ​1-250 users ​ 1-500,000 + (note: if you have more than a half million users please contact the MSFT rep to discuss detailed requirements)
​Maximum number of external users invitees Up to 500 unique external users in the directory (e.g. external users who have accepted sharing invitations)​

When you’re talking enterprise level, One or more of the following Office 365 subscriptions plans can be included as part of your subscription.

This is true for the following plan offerings:

Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise subscriptions (E1 – E4)
Microsoft Office 365 Government subscriptions (G1 – G4)
Microsoft Office 365 Education subscriptions (A2 – A4)
Microsoft Office 365 Kiosk subscriptions (K1-K2)
SharePoint Online stand-alone subscription plans (Plan 1 and Plan 2).


You cant do that with Small Business or Mid-size business.  But, you can switch plans, from a smaller plan to a higher plan. See the plan switching info here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-suite-help/switch-to-a-different-office-365-plan-or-subscription-HA104031833.aspx#_Plans_eligible_for


For a more detailed plan comparison with alot more information go here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/office365/fp123607

SharePoint Online Planning Guide: ​http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-small-business-help/sharepoint-online-planning-guide-for-office-365-small-business-HA101988914.aspx?CTT=5&origin=HA102694293

How to Change storage levels: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-suite-help/change-storage-space-for-your-subscription-HA103147571.aspx?CTT=5&origin=HA102694293