Schools Network Gains Greater Messaging Resiliency and Flexibility at a Lower Cost

Organizations, schools and businesses all over the world are considering potential benefits from cloud solutions, as they support employees and partners, and seek to increase their impact. Today we will learn how The Schools Network selected Microsoft Office 365 and benefitted through their move to the cloud!    “We would have had to invest thousands…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 4/27/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Office 365 To Replace LearnLink For EmailEmory University will be switching to Microsoft Office 365 for University-wide email and calendar services, but will be keeping LearnLink for conference use only in fall 2012, according to Manager of Centers…


Healthcare Institutions Save Time and Reduce Development Costs by up to 90 Percent via Cloud

In today’s post we hear from Baycrest Hospital on why extending their use of Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online was the best decision for their business as they embrace cloud computing! “By openly sharing best-in-class electronic forms and e-learning modules, healthcare institutions can save weeks—and even months—of time… It’s all about sharing resources and…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 4/20/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. India Hires Microsoft in ‘Largest Cloud Deployment Ever’AICTE sought the services also of IBM and Google, which has a competing Google Apps for Education service, but settled on Microsoft as the choice for the largest cloud deployment ever…


A Day in the Life of a Financial Analyst

It’s going to be her best day, or her worst day ever. This financial analyst has a fantastic opportunity to showcase her knowledge of the business, and a 5 PM deadline. Her firm’s comptroller is preparing an offer to purchase another company, and hand-picked her to finalize the cost projections for integrating the two firms’…


Saving Taxpayer Dollars with Office 365

Many of us in the U.S. are busy writing checks to the government in time for tomorrow’s federal tax deadline. Despite all that we’re paying, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reports that governments continue to face large, budget shortfalls. According to the center, the recession that started in 2007 caused the biggest collapse in state…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 4/13/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Office 365 Registers Increased Adoption in Italy“The Microsoft cloud solution has given us a totally reliable and redundant system for managing communications among employees, customers and suppliers,” Fabio Salvotti, chief information officer at Leroy Merlin said. Office 365…

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All India Council for Technical Education to Reach 7 Million as Largest Customer for Microsoft Cloud

I’m happy to bring you exciting news regarding the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the governing body for technical education in India. Announced today, AICTE is deploying Microsoft Live@edu. As the largest customer engagement in Microsoft’s history, AICTE will provide cloud services to over 7 million students and nearly half a million faculty members…


District Chooses Office 365 Over Google Apps to Reduce Costs and Improve Customer Service

Today we hear from Colonial Williamsburg on why Microsoft was the best decision for their organization in their move to enhance their business and embrace cloud computing! “We quickly realized Google would not meet our needs, so asking our employees to put up with less functionality was not an option for us.” –Sean Maisey, Director…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 4/6/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Office 365 for Medium-Sized BusinessesOffice 365 can help those businesses in the middle get everything they need, without squandering their much-needed hours and capital. How to Set Up Microsoft Office 365 [Video]V3 talks to Microsoft cloud evangelist…

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