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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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/13/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’sselections. Microsoft Starts Slamming Office 365 Door on Google AppsThere are soon going to be tens of millions of people regularly using Office 365 in the cloud who in the past might have only used Google Apps. Enterprise Applications: Microsoft’s…

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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…


Why Microsoft? Office 365 is Accessible

Microsoft is committed to Universal Access Microsoft has invested heavily in accessibility for more than 20 years, and we strive to create technology that anyone can use—regardless of age or ability. This foresight is part of our Office product history, our present offerings and our plans for the future. In doing so, we plan accessibility…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 1/13/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Office 365 1.0If your colleagues are some distance away, or you can’t easily get together to plan what you’re doing, then Microsoft’s Lync Online may be able to help. The program enables you to connect with others…

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2011: The Year in Review

There’s something about the holiday season that makes me stop and reflect. In looking back, a lot has happened this year: the passing of Steve Jobs, the impact of social media on the Arab Spring, and ability for tweeters to better secure flights in tornado-ravaged areas. Tracking both unfortunate and hopeful happenings, technology has never…

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Clearing the Atmosphere

On Monday, Google is hosting Atmosphere, their conference to convince CIOs to buy Google Apps. In the run up to the event, they’ve been briefing reporters, and because I’ve been pretty vocal (1, 2, 3) about the gaps in Google’s strategy, I’ve been getting some calls too. Of course, I’m happy to help! Below, I’ll…

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A Patent Lack of Focus

I’ve been reading about the impact of Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility, and it got me thinking: Where are Google’s investments in their enterprise applications?  Obviously, I follow Google closely, and whether it’s their financials or company priorities, they say surprisingly little about their enterprise business.  Google Apps seem to be a distraction inside the…

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Real World with Microsoft Online Services - Overland Solutions

As part of the Real World with Microsoft Online Services series, we spoke to David R. Robinson, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Overland Solutions, Inc., about why Overland Solutions chose the Business Productivity Online Standard Suite from Microsoft Online Services over Google Apps to manage its messaging and collaboration environment. Here’s what…


Forbes - Why Microsoft will win the Small Business Cloud War

I couldn’t help but take notice of this article in Forbes not because of their use of my favorite term – Why Microsoft – but one of the customer’s highlighted in the article – Bradshaw and Weil. We’ve worked with Bradshaw and Weil since they looked at us vs Google and chose Microsoft (they still…

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