Office 365 web versions vs local install

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We currently are using Office 365 for all our email and office applications. We have Outlook, Word, Excel, etc all installed locally on our in-house server for our users. Is there any benefit or cons to having our users use Office 365 web versions versus the local installation?

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The web apps are limited in functionality, if you want details see for example this article (and the corresponding ones for other products): https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/differences-between-using-a-workbook-in-the-browser-and-i...

They're "cheaper" though, depending on the SKUs you have, and are available anywhere, anytime.