Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections.
Emperor Group Builds Global Brand with Cloud-Based Office
“Office 365 is easy to deploy with minimum training required and it takes only one-third of the normal implementation time… We can see a 30% reduction in upfront IT costs by moving to Office 365.” —Gary Choi, group CIO, Emperor Group
Move to Office 365 Gives USDA Robust e-discovery
“We now have one of the most robust e-discovery capabilities, I think, in the federal government because we put in the ProofPoint solution, which basically does journaling of every e-mail coming through. We can store that and tag it for records retention,” – Chris Smith, CIO, USDA
Pub Chain, Inn Public Highlights Benefits of Microsoft Office 365 for SMBs [Video]
V3 sits down with Michael Richards, director at Inn Public, to discuss why the pub chain chose Microsoft Office 365 over alternative, web-based productivity systems, and the benefits the firm has seen so far.
Microsoft’s Partner Strategy: Jon Roskill on the Record
Also to Microsoft’s credit, more than 40 percent of the world’s top MSPs say they are testing and/or deploying Office 365 for end-customers, according to the fifth-annual MSPmentor 100 report, published by our sister site in February 2012.
Gaggle Boosts Student Safety for Microsoft Office 365
“We are pleased that Gaggle is making its security expertise available to help Microsoft customers add an additional layer of protection to improve student safety and security.”—Sign Behrens, General Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Intermedia Offers Microsoft Office 365 Suite
Office in the Cloud combines Microsoft services such as hosted Exchange 2010, Lync and SharePoint 2010 with Intermedia’s management tools and other cloud services, including security, backup, mobility, voice and more.