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Office 365 News Round-Up

Office 365 recently got more personal—and less expensive.

Office 365 Personal, which is now available, offers a low-cost option for individual users who want the flexibility of having our cloud-based productivity suite for home use on one PC and one tablet at a very affordable price. By adding Office 365 Personal to Office 365 Home, Office for the iPad, and all of the Office 365 options for business, we’ve made sure that there is a perfect Office 365 solution for every user.

We also made Office Online better than ever, with improvements to Word Online and Excel Online as well as other new features and updates. For example, we added Tell Me to Excel Online, improved performance and text editing in PowerPoint Online, and introduced one-click printing in OneNote Online. We even made the free Office Online apps available in the Chrome Web Store, to make them more easily accessible to a wider range of users.

Below is a round-up of some key news items from the last couple of weeks. Enjoy!

With Office 365 now under $7 a month, there’s just no reason not to try it – Find out why you can’t afford not to try Office 365 now that Microsoft has released the low-cost Office 365 Personal.

Herzliya-style vision helps power Microsoft’s Power BI for Office 365 – Find out how Microsoft Israel is making critical contributions to Power BI for Office 365 and to Microsoft’s goal of becoming a leading devices and services company in a “mobile-first, cloud-first” world.

Office 365 and the perks your business shouldn’t be without – Learn how Office 365 can help businesses of all sizes grow, compete more effectively and prosper.

Office 365 shows ‘phenomenal’ growth – Learn how the adoption of Office 365 is growing rapidly worldwide, making it “the fastest-growing product in Microsoft history.”

averda cleans up and moves to Office 365 and Yammer – Discover why this environmental solutions provider in the Middle East and North Africa chose Office 365 and Yammer for its business.

San Francisco City and County upgrade cloud email to Office 365 to support critical public safety requirements in the cloud – Learn why the San Francisco city and county government adopted Office 365 for employees in all departments, including public safety.

Media company uses Office 365 cloud-based mobility tools for anytime, anywhere reporting – Find out why Raycom Media chose Office 365 for its business, and how the service is helping employees at the company work more effectively.

Queensland Government partners with Microsoft to bring Office 365 to 149,000 government employees – Learn how Queensland, the second-largest state in Australia, is partnering with Microsoft to bring Office 365 to 149,000 government employees as a major step in the state’s Information and Communications Technologies strategy.

Making literature come alive with Office 365 – Discover how educators at St. Paul’s Episcopal School are using Office 365 to teach and motivate her students.

Building a real estate business with high-touch relationships and Office 365 – Learn how Office 365 is helping the Nicoli Group delight customers and expand its real-estate business into new markets.