Microsoft expands Office 365 user base; Adds 10 more countries

Microsoft drives a substantial share of its revenue from Office sales. As such, the company focuses more on growing Office 365 availability. In pursuit of this objective, Microsoft announced Office support for 10 more countries. The number brings the total from 140 to 150 markets, with support for 44 languages.

Office 365 expands to 10 more countries

Office 365 expands to 10 more countries

Office 365 will now be available in Bhutan, Cambodia, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Laos, Maldives, Martinique, Mozambique, Myanmar and Vatican City. Over 1 billion people around the world use Microsoft Office.

Also, the recent announcement made by Microsoft suggests the company is slowly moving from its erstwhile software model to a subscription revenue stream.

This latest market expansion required innovative engineering work to create new languages, cultures and currencies. Our team works tirelessly to meet the highest levels of security, compliance and feature parity so that we can deliver the same first-class experience in Office 365 to every market where it’s offered”, writes Tom Batcheler, Office 365 senior product marketing manager, on the Office Blogs.

Our team works tirelessly to meet the highest levels of security, compliance and feature parity so that we can deliver the same first-class experience in Office 365 to every market where it’s offered”, he further added.

Past month, Microsoft introduced significant changes and improvements in Office 365 for example, Teams –  a ‘chat-based workspace’ for Office 365, deeper SharePoint integration and host of security features.

You can avail of Office 365 monthly or Office 365 annual subscription plan that features popular Office tools, applications, and other productivity services. The desktop version of ‘Office 365’ plans include latest applications such as such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access. All of them can be readily/easily installed across platforms including PC and Macbook and even iPhone.

With the recent move, Microsoft intends to complete its modest expansion of new markets for Office 365. It plans to expand the service to many more, soon.

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The author Hemant Saxena is a post-graduate in technology and has an immense interest in following Microsoft and other technology developments around the world. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player.