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Office 2013 Service Pack 1 now available

Today we’ve released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for the 2013 set of Office products including Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange Server 2013. SP1 delivers greater stability, expanded functionality, security enhancements and improved compatibility with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Office 2013 customers will begin to get notifications of SP1 availability through Windows Update within the next 30 days. Exchange Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013 customers can download SP1 at…

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Belgian bank insurance company KBC invests in Office 365 for collaboration

As the financial industry continues to recover from a global recession and identify ways to increase efficiency, cloud technology is a growing trend in this sector. Office 365 is helping many of these companies facilitate this transition to the cloud. After carefully examining various solutions available on the market, KBC, a bank-insurer company in Belgium has chosen Office 365 in order to enhance responsiveness and improve collaboration across the organization.

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Just what the doctor ordered: Office 365 helps healthcare providers connect, keep patient data protected

Because of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans who were previously uninsured will have new health insurance plans on Jan. 1. This means more healthy people, but it also means doctors and healthcare providers will need to manage more patients. As healthcare organizations evaluate technology solutions, more and more are looking to Microsoft Office 365 because it provides some of the best productivity tools and is one of the…

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Office 365 compliance controls: Data Loss Prevention

When was the last time you read your company’s handbook containing all the communication policies?  Learn how you can achieve compliance without disrupting your routine or your colleagues’. Last weeks blog post  explained the two dimensions of Office 365 security, compliance, and privacy: built-in capabilities and customer controls. This post focuses on a key customer controls in compliance: data loss prevention (DLP).

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Cloud Services you can trust: Security, Compliance, and Privacy in Office 365

Read on to learn more about how Office 365 is designed to provide security, compliance and privacy across two equally important dimensions – Built-in capabilities that include service-wide, technical capabilities, operational procedures and policies that are enabled by default for customers using the service and Customer controls that include features that enable you to customize the Office 365 environment based on the specific needs of your organization.

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The Garage Series: Explaining data security and your control in Office 365

In this week’s show, hosts Jeremy Chapman and Vijay Kumar tackle one of the most common questions asked about cloud services, “How safe is my data?” Security is an important element of trusting the service of any service provider. But even beyond security, they cover related concerns around data privacy, availability and show some of the controls your IT administrators have to configure access policies, lock down clients and build…

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Aston Martin drives collaboration and speeds business processes with Office 365

Aston Martin is one of the world’s best-known luxury automotive brands. Located in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin produces a wide range of sports cars. Aston Martin chose Microsoft Office 365, the cloud-based solution, to provide employees with familiar Office applications, plus enterprise-grade email, conferencing, and collaboration solutions. By providing easy access to business-critical productivity tools, enhanced security, and reliability through Office 365, Aston Martin is able to foster collaboration and improve…

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Cloud services you can trust: Office 365 availability

“Your complete office in the cloud” is how we think of Microsoft Office 365. While it gives us enormous pride that one billion people use Office, we deeply appreciate the responsibility we have to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations every day. We recognize that productivity apps are mission critical; using them is how work gets done. It is imperative for us to ensure our service is trustworthy and reliable…