Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 9/21/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Announces Office 2013 Prices and PackagingMicrosoft announces pricing and packaging details for Office 2013. Microsoft Cloud Partners See Increase in Office 365 CustomersMicrosoft cloud partners say the appeal of Microsoft Office 365 is growing as an alternative to on-premise…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 9/14/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Earns Cloud Cred with Windows Server 2012The idea behind the private cloud is to package the advanced automation techniques pioneered by public cloud service providers so that you can “try this at home” with your own data…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 9/7/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft’s New Enterprise Operating System Is Going To Be A Big HitWindows Server 2012, now officially available, is “destined to be a big hit.” ‘Microsoft Office 365 better than Google Apps’Unilog Content Solutions chooses Microsoft Office 365 over…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 8/31/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Bharti Airtel ties up with Microsoft to sell Office 365 to SMEs via cloud computingIndia’s largest telco is working with Microsoft to offer Office 365 to small and medium businesses in India. Des Moines schools expand email useBeginning…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 8/24/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Skype is at home with MicrosoftTony Bates, president of the Skype Division, discusses the success of Skype over the past year. Microsoft Offers Guidance On Transitioning To Cloud ComputingThe cloud is “no longer about selling IT value. It’s…

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Real World with Cloud Services: Interview with Kent Fuller, Director of IT Infrastructure Services, BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP

As part of the Real World with Cloud Services series, we spoke to Kent Fuller, Director of IT Infrastructure Services at BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP, about why BCBG chose Microsoft Office 365 over Google Apps to manage its messaging and productivity environments. Here’s what he had to say: Q: Can you tell us a little about BCBGMAXAZRIA?Fuller: BCBG…

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Real World with Microsoft Online Services: Interview with John G. Pedersen, Editor-in-Chief, Mobilsiden.dk

As part of the Real World with Microsoft Online Services series, we spoke to John G. Pedersen, Editor-in-Chief at Mobilsiden.dk, about why, after years of challenges with performance and IT support while working with Google Apps, Mobilsiden.dk switched to Microsoft Office 365. Here’s what he had to say: Q: Can you tell us about Mobilsiden.dk?…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/6/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’sselections. Riverbed Steelhead Cloud Accelerator Wins Best of Tech Ed AwardA first-of-its-kind solution developed by Riverbed in partnership with Akamai Technologies is Best of TechEd Award winner in the Cloud Computing category. Vodacom SA, Microsoft SA in Office365 allianceSouth African…


Real World with Cloud Services: Interview with Myles Kaye at Atominx

As part of the Real World with Cloud Services series, we spoke to Myles Kaye, Director at Atominx, about why Atominx stopped using Google Mail to manage its messaging and collaboration environment, and switched to Microsoft Office 365. Here’s what he had to say: Q: Please tell us about Atominx. Kaye: In 2009, I founded…


Real World with Cloud Services: Interview with Jeremy Mahler of Hickory Farms

As part of the Real World with Cloud Services series we spoke to Jeremy Mahler, Director of Technical Operations at Hickory Farms, about why, after trying for almost a year to develop an effective collaboration environment with a leading cloud-based messaging and collaboration service, Hickory Farms switched to Microsoft Office 365. Here’s what he had…