Microsoft today announced a partnership with GoDaddy that aims to bring Office 365 to more small businesses.
Moving to a subscription model for Office was a major step for Microsoft, and so far it looks like it has paid off. By last November, the service had already signed up over 2 million paying users. GoDaddy says it currently has about 12 million small business customers, so this partnership could potentially increase Microsoft’s reach for Office 365 by quite a bit.
The new Office 365 plans start at $3.99 per month/user for 5GB of email storage and 2GB of space on SkyDrive. A mid-tier Business Essentials plan with 50GB of email storage and 25GB on SkyDrive costs $8.99 and includes support for Microsoft Lync and access to the online versions of the Office apps.
The best deal here, however, is the Productivity Plus plan for $12.49, which includes full access…
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