A New Home for Why Microsoft Blog

Winston Churchill once said that “to improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”  Indeed, after three years, it’s time for a change for the Why Microsoft Blog. As the cloud grows in popularity, Office 365 has become a showcase for Microsoft’s commitment to improving access to productivity, collaboration, and communication from…

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Why Office 365? Readers Respond on Twitter

As Part II of our Twitter contest, we asked readers to tweet their answers to the question: “Why is Office 365 a better choice for your business?” And again, your responses came flooding in. Thank you! Many of you responded with ways that Office 365 improves productivity for your business with answers like: “access from…

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Your Favorite Office 365 Feature: The Results are In!

Earlier this month, we challenged you to tweet your answers to the question: “Which Office 365 feature do you rely on the most?” Well, it wasn’t long before the responses came flooding in. Many of you responded with features that you depend upon on a daily basis such as “track changes,” “team sites,” “concurrent document…

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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…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Roundup 3/30/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Office 365 for Small BusinessThe most difficult part for any small business setting itself up right now is cost. When it comes to IT, the price of a server alone could employ a new member of staff…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 2/17/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’sselections. MSFT: Cowen Lauds Office 365, Sees Bookings, Profit UpsideAmong the encouraging data points, Moskowitz notes that Office 365 had “over 50,000 trials in the first two weeks,” that over 20% of Fortune 500 firms have begun to take it…

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Google Atmosphere or “Admosphere”?

Are you ad-opting a productivity vendor or advertising partner? At Atmosphere today, Google will try to court CIOs. CIOs are a tough audience, and they should be.  They are looking for solutions to increase productivity, foster collaboration and take their organizations to the next level in an efficient and effective way. This is serious business….

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Google Innovation or Imitation

I’ve been around the block enough times to know what technology innovations are. I’m all about it and I’d better be. – With over fifteen years of product management experience. Meanwhile, it seems to me that Google Apps folks from the googlelplex are outmoded; worse for techies, they’re lagging. In the debate between Google’s Shan…


Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 8/26/2011

Each week, we round up industry news and articles that you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Download Free eBook “Microsoft Office 365: Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime”Authored by Katherine Murray, the free Office 365 eBook dives into the Cloud equivalents of the software giant’s on-premises solutions, dealing with topics such as collaboration,…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/22/2011

Each week, we round up industry news and articles that you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Bloomberg Launches Cloud Archiving For Microsoft Office 365″Bloomberg Vault for Office 365 is an example of how customers and partners can quickly customize Office 365 and benefit from the latest business communication and collaboration service from Microsoft….

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