Dell Starts Offering Microsoft Office 365

Round Rock-based PC manufacturer Dell announced today that it has begun offering the cloud-based version of Microsoft's Office tools, Microsoft Office 365, to its customers. Dell said that the move will allow users of any Dell device, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops, to access the office products from Microsoft. As part of the move, Dell also said it will begin offering 24x7x365 support for the Office 365 product, and also provide common billing for the subscription service. Dell said the service starts at $9 per user for the Small Business plan.