Exchange: One year later!

Today, we’re celebrating the one year anniversary of Exchange 2010 and all the benefits customers are experiencing after migrating from their previous messaging systems. BGC Partners, for example, has reported reducing recovery time by 50 percent and saving more than one million dollars in IT costs with the help of Exchange 2010. Try Exchange 2010…

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Microsoft Office Web Apps Available in 15 Additional Countries

Today, Microsoft Office Web Apps, on Windows SkyDrive and Hotmail, just became available in 15 additional countries. These additions bring the total number of countries to 26 – making the Web Apps available to more than 1/3 of all earthlings.  1. Australia2. Austria3. Belgium4. Canada5. China (new)6. Denmark (new)7. Finland (new)8. France9. Germany10. Hong Kong (new)11. Ireland12. Italy (new)13. Japan (new)14. Netherlands (new)15. New Zealand (new)16. Norway (new)17. Portugal (new)18. Russia19. South Korea (new)20. Spain…

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Office 2010 Celebrates its Half Birthday

It has been a busy six months since the launch of Office 2010. But right now, we’re pushing aside the chocolate cake to list the reasons why we’re celebrating the half birthday of Office 2010. First, customers are buying Office 2010 at a record pace. Office has seen double-digit growth in its first full quarter…

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Microsoft Lync Launches in NYC

Today, Microsoft officially launches Microsoft Lync, the next generation of communications! You can view a live stream of the NYC event at 8:00 a.m. PST to 9:15 a.m. PST. Lync brings instant messaging, presence, video and voice capabilities together, making it easier to communicate virtually face-to-face despite location. Any conversation can include video, application and…

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Microsoft Office comes to Facebook

Inspiration and the need to share documents can strike at any time and in any context – yes, even while looking at pictures of a friend’s new pug on Facebook. You may want to send your friend a spreadsheet containing data you pulled together on organic dog food prices in shops within the Bay area….

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Study Shows Energy Reduction Potential from Cloud Computing

The Cloud Computing and Sustainability: The Environmental Benefits of Moving to the Cloud study says that moving business applications to the cloud can save 30 percent or more in carbon emissions per user. The benefits are even more impressive for small deployments: Energy use and emissions can be reduced by more than 90 percent with…

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Cloud Power!

Hot on the heels of last Week’s Professional Developer’s Conference, Microsoft continues its heavy focus on cloud computing by kicking off a new, global “Cloud Power” campaign. Based on the notion that the cloud has the power to fundamentally change the way people do business, the campaign will give organizations that are considering the cloud…

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Microsoft Lync: We’re almost there!

Today, Microsoft Lync, the next generation of unified communications, was released to manufacturing (RTM). This is the final engineering milestone before Lync is generally available worldwide on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in New York City. Lync brings instant messaging, presence, video and voice capabilities together, making it easier to communicate virtually face-to-face despite location. Any…

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Microsoft Office 2010 Wins Award for Taming Information Overload

The average business user receives over 1800 emails per month, according to analyst firm Basex. Today, Basex selected Office 2010 as the recipient of a Basex Excellence Award, also known as a Basey, recognizing Office as an industry-leading product in the areas of knowledge-sharing and collaboration. This year’s Basey awards focus on productivity and information overload…

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