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Building customer trust

Today’s post was written by Arpan Shah, senior director, Microsoft Office Division I’ve worked in the Office Division for more than 11 years and have had the opportunity to experience the transformation of our business into a services culture first hand.  We’ve gained a lot of valuable insights as part of that transformation which have in turn enabled us to deliver important capabilities to our customers more quickly.  We know…

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Don’t miss the Feb. 27 Virtual Launch Event for the new Office 365 for business

Join us at our Virtual Launch Event on Wednesday, Feb. 27, as we celebrate the availability of a major new release coming to Office 365 for businesses. If you are exploring cloud offerings, you do not want to miss this event with executives, demos, real world stories from our customers about their move to the cloud, and a live chat with Q&A. Register now!

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Clinic chooses cloud-based email to avoid $14,000 in IT costs and improve efficiency

Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Denver, Colorado, worked with Solve IT to replace its on-premises messaging solution with Microsoft Exchange Online. A cloud-based email service that is part of Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Online fulfils the clinic’s patient confidentiality requirements and saved US$14,000 in IT costs in the first year. Staffers access email on a variety of mobile devices, improving teamwork and patient care.

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Toyota North America CIO discusses auto giant’s deployment of Office 365

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc. and other affiliates in North America began the deployment of Microsoft Office 365-dedicated cloud services as their exclusive environment in June 2012. In Japan and other overseas affiliates, Toyota will be leveraging a hybrid model, with on-premises editions of Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync and Windows Server.  This recent deployment represents an expansion of Toyota’s collaboration with Microsoft technologies. In April 2011, Toyota and…

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Office furniture supplier adopts cloud services, saves $26,000 in first year

Pear Workplace Solutions, a provider of office furniture, wanted to reduce its on-site IT infrastructure and implement a cost-effective productivity solution. Working with Solve IT, the company adopted Microsoft Office 365, a subscription-based cloud service that unites familiar Microsoft Office applications. The company uses Office 365 to help reduce IT costs, increase scalability, improve productivity, and enhance collaboration.  

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Join us at IGNITE PLUS: Office Partner Launch

Are you customer ready for the NEW Office 2013 & Office 365 cloud services? Jump start your readiness by attending this exclusive premier partner pre-launch event. Register now as space is limited! The event will be held at the Microsoft Corporate campus, in Redmond, WA, USA. Come discuss both the new technical capabilities of this release as well as partner business opportunities. The event will feature presentations, demonstrations, and ample…

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Retailers weather economic storms in the cloud with Office 365

Never have we seen such dramatic and tectonic swings in consumer shopping behaviors, preferences and expectations, largely driven by new technologies and form factors. With consumers having increased options for how and when they shop, staying competitive has meant retailers must truly put customers at the heart of their business and seek new ways to create the most value, revenue and loyalty. To adapt, retailers must deliver a modern sales…

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jcpenney enlists Office 365 in its mission to reinvent retail

Leading national retailer, jcpenney is deploying Office 365 to more than 177,000 employees. jcpenney has more than 1,000 stores nationwide recently underwent a closely watched reinvention of their business.  The company emerged with a bold statement expressing the desire to reinvent retail and become America’s favorite store. By embracing the cloud with Office 365, jcpenney aims to improve customer service and increase information-sharing between team members across all their retail…