Office 365
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Office 365 ProPlus—IT Control and Management update

A key benefit of Office 365 ProPlus is the reduced burden around upgrades associated with traditional software deployment. The result is that Office upgrades are fast and it’s always up to date, just like you expect from a cloud service. Today, we’ll discuss the IT Control and Management capabilities specifically around deployment and upgrade management for enterprise environments.

Why Microsoft
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Universitas Gadjah Mada—enhancing learning and distance education with Office 365

“Our educational philosophy at the Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is deeply rooted in the culture of our country and we are committed to preparing our students for a modern, global workplace.” —Read about the role Office 365 plays in transforming education at Universitas Gadjah Mada in this post by Widyawan, PhD, director for the Directorate of Systems and Information Resources.

Events
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World’s largest ‘SharePint’? It will happen ‘all week’ at Microsoft Ignite!

Microsoft Ignite in Chicago, IL, May 4-8 2015, is the premier Microsoft event that brings the vast community of people who work with SharePoint every day together with the people at Microsoft who build SharePoint. Be there as we lift the curtain on SharePoint 2016, announce new Office 365 innovations, and share our overall technology vision and strategy.

Exchange
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Extended email retention for deleted items in Office 365

We’ve all been there, you search for an email or calendar invite in Outlook only to find that it isn’t there anymore. Until now deleted items were moved into the Deleted Items folder, then they would disappear after being in that folder for 30 days. With this update, the length of time items remain in the Deleted Items folder is extended to indefinitely or according to the duration set by…

Outlook
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PIN lock and other updates to Outlook for iOS and Android

Just over two weeks ago, we delivered the first version of Outlook for iOS and Android devices. We’ve heard from many of you that enjoy how Outlook brings together the core tools you need to get things done—your email, calendar, contacts and files—helping you get more done even on the smallest screen. We promised to deliver updates to Outlook every few weeks and we’ve been listening closely to your feedback.…

News
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The next chapter of Office on Windows

Two weeks ago we shared our plans to introduce new, Universal Office apps for Windows 10 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote, that can be installed on PCs, tablets and phones. Today, we’re excited to announce that Word, Excel and PowerPoint are now available for technical preview on PCs, laptops and tablets running the Windows 10 Technical Preview! In the coming weeks, we’ll open up our preview for the…