Product Name Changes

From time to time Microsoft renames products and services to clarify their purpose, apply a consistent brand, or combine them into a single offering.

Below is a list of recent product name changes that are part of (or are related to) Microsoft 365. Each entry has a link to the announcement, a link to the official product page, and the announcement date or date that the rename took effect.

Previous nameNew nameDate
Phone SystemTeams PhoneJanuary 2022
Azure Defender for IoTMicrosoft Defender for IoTNovember 2021
Azure DefenderMicrosoft Defender for CloudNovember 2021
Azure Security CenterMicrosoft Defender for CloudNovember 2021
Azure SentinelMicrosoft SentinelNovember 2021
Microsoft Cloud App SecurityMicrosoft Defender for Cloud AppsNovember 2021
Windows Virtual DesktopAzure Virtual DesktopJune 2021
Azure Advanced Threat ProtectionMicrosoft Defender for IdentitySeptember 2020
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat ProtectionMicrosoft Defender for EndpointSeptember 2020
Microsoft Threat ProtectionMicrosoft 365 DefenderSeptember 2020
Office 365 Advanced Threat ProtectionMicrosoft Defender for Office 365September 2020
Microsoft 365 BusinessMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumApril 2020
Microsoft 365 F1Microsoft 365 F3April 2020
Office 365 Business EssentialsMicrosoft 365 Business BasicApril 2020
Office 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Business StandardApril 2020
Office 365 F1Office 365 F3April 2020
Office 365 ProPlusMicrosoft 365 Apps for EnterpriseApril 2020
Microsoft FlowPower AutomateNovember 2019
System Center Config ManagerMicrosoft Endpoint Configuration ManagerNovember 2019
Office OnlineOffice for the WebJuly 2019