Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 11/30/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Barilla Selects Microsoft Office 365Italian food company Barilla Group selects Office 365 to manage the interaction among employees in its branch offices, production plants and on the road. Telecom New Zealand to Adopt Office 365 for Internal UseTelecom…

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The New Office: A Champion in Business Productivity

Bill Rodgers knew what it took to be a champion. “To be a consistent winner,” he once said, “means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year – but for a lifetime.” It’s that attitude that helped him achieve tremendous success as a marathon runner, culminating in his induction into the National…

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Real World with Cloud Services: Interview with Shane Pearce, Manager of Information Services, A.P. Eagers

  As part of the Real World with Cloud Services series, we spoke to Shane Pearce, Manager of Information Services at A.P. Eagers, about why the company chose to replace its existing on-premises email system with Microsoft Exchange Online through Microsoft Office 365 instead of Google Mail. Here’s what he had to say: Q: Please…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 11/23/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Visaka Industries Deploys Microsoft Office 365Visaka Industries switches from Google Apps to Office 365 because “Microsoft Office 365 clearly out-shines Google Apps not only in ease of use but also in terms of reliability and manageability.” Microsoft Office…

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Ticketmonster, Inc. Switches from Google Apps to Microsoft Exchange Server for Security and Compliance Reasons

  Retailer Ticketmonster, Inc. needed to establish a desirable IT governance system for companywide communications and decided to replace Google Apps with an on-premise email server. We recently spoke to Lee Hyung-jun, Head of the IT Unit at Ticketmonster, to learn why: Q: Please tell us about Ticketmonster, Inc. Lee Hyung-jun: We are a “daily…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 11/16/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. SharePoint 2013 To ‘Supercharge’ Enterprise Social NetworkingIn his keynote talk at the SharePoint Conference 2012, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper describes how social networking is being integrated into the entire SharePoint feature set. Microsoft Sharepoint, Yammer Get…

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BBVA Paraguay Improves Operational Efficiency and Customer Service with Microsoft SharePoint

  Despite implementing Google Apps as its communication platform, BBVA Paraguay is using the Microsoft SharePoint platform to run its critical business processes and improve organizational efficiency. We recently spoke to Pablo Estebanez, Operations, Transformation and Technology Director, for BBVA Paraguay to learn why: Q: Please tell us about BBVA Paraguay.Estebanez: BBVA is a global…

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Seven Reasons Why Your Business Will Love the New SharePoint

As the SharePoint Conference 2012 kicks off in Las Vegas this week, it’s a great time to examine our progress to date as well as where Microsoft SharePoint is headed. SharePoint has come a long way since its launch 11 years ago. Originally envisioned as a way to manage documents, today it has evolved into…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 11/9/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Skype Launches New Online Platform for Small BusinessesSkype launches the public Skype in the workspace, a new online platform for small businesses to instantly connect with potential customers, partners and suppliers across the globe. End of an Era:…


Four Great Reasons to Cast Your Vote for Microsoft Office 365

How do you decide who should get your vote in this election? From races for city council across the United States to the race for U.S. president, there’s no shortage of campaign literature out there. What is the candidate’s experience? What is their strategy for addressing local or national problems? How likely are they to execute on their promises?…