Microsoft has more Office 365 subscribers than Spotify Premium and Amazon Prime combined

Microsoft is the most valued publicly traded company in the world, but because much of their business is in the enterprise sphere it can be difficult to get a good sense of the scale of their business.

A recent tweet by Tren Griffin, a senior director at Microsoft, puts Microsoft’s productivity cloud Office 365 into a perspective consumers should be easily able to understand.

According to Tren, at 214 million subscribers Office 365 has more paying users than Amazon Prime (101 million) and Spotify Premium (107 million) combined.

The vast majority of these users are in enterprise seats, but Tren notes 34.2 million are consumers paying their $10 per month to use Office at home.

For those Office 365 offers great value for money, where much like Netflix it offers access to more Office apps than they could ever use, and more storage than they can ever use, and 6 licenses in total they can distribute to their family.

Tren notes the number is all the more impressive from being able to convert Office buyers from previously buying perpetual licenses to buying subscription services in only a few years.

To me, Office 365 has been a no-brainer, giving me peace of mind knowing my family has 1 TB of storage each to back up their documents, and access to the latest copies of Word and Powerpoint for their educational and productivity needs, all for only a few pounds a month. Are any of our readers not subscribers? Let us know why below.

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