MIgrating To Office 365 (One of the Business Editions)

Can I choose what version of Office comes with Office 365 -or- do I have to accept whatever Microsoft provides when I first sign-up ?

The company I work for is in the process of switching from Google Apps for Business to Office 365 for Business.  The only issue seems to be what version of Office comes with Office 365 because one of the company's SaaS providers is not compatible with Office 2016.

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Ben HartCommented:
We migrated to Office365 middle of last year.. the Office installer we can download is 2013 even today.  I do not believe we actively chose that, or maybe it's because our tenant was setup over a year ago.
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Different O365 SKUs come with different Office SKUs (O365BusinessRetail vs O365ProPlusRetail), even though the apps are (mostly) the same. If you mean 2013 vs 2016 - the Enterprise plans still offer download of 2013. It will stay available until Feb, while the Business plans might loose it a bit earlier.

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Allen FalconCEO & Pragmatic EvangelistCommented:
@Vasil has it correct.
BuddyJST3Author Commented:
Thanks Allen!
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