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Communications and collaboration in an information age

Part of the thrill of working for the Office Division is the opportunity to tackle thorny business issues on behalf of our customers while providing them with a road map for the future.  That may be why an interesting article caught my attention this week.  In it, the author examined some of the investments Microsoft is making in the unified communications space.  While I didn’t agree with all of the…

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Securing company data and avoiding risk with Office 365 (Video)

Steve Moore Chevrolet employees worked in a multidepartment dealership with outdated technology that caused the loss of important files and undermined their efforts to serve customers. The staff wanted mobile access to business information and to easily share and collaborate on documents while complying with Chevrolet auditing policies. Microsoft Partner Network member PTG demonstrated how Microsoft Office 365 can meet these needs. Today, Steve Moore staffers have the tools they…

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dmg Events excites workers, managers, and IT staff with move from Google to Office 365

International events producer dmg Events Middle East & Asia moved from an on-premises email system to the cloud-based Gmail system, and the move proved frustrating for employees and IT staff. When the Google contract came up from renewal, dmg decided it was time for a new email system. We recently spoke to Gehan Madhanayake, Head of IT at dmg Events Middle East & Asia, to learn why.

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Fueling creativity with Office 365

Copyright Alliance, an advocacy organization that advises artists of all kinds, wanted to better support staff who travel frequently. Copyright Alliance worked with Microsoft Partner New Signature to replace its on-site file server and email system with Microsoft Office 365, which provides a complete set of cloud-based communication and collaboration tools. By adopting Office 365, staff at Copyright Alliance enjoy more flexibility and can respond faster to requests from the…

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Public Sector organizations becoming more lean and modern on Office 365

At Microsoft’s annual Public Sector CIO Summit, we were pleased to announce a growing community of public sector customers who’ve adopted Office 365 including the City of Kansas City, MO; the City of Seattle; King County, WA; the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Dupage County, the University of Miami, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Sacramento (Sacramento State) and California State University  – all who’ve moved to the cloud…

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Four reasons why governments trust Microsoft

As governments strive to become more responsive and transparent, it’s important for them to make public information easily accessible to citizens. At the same time, it’s critical that they protect confidential data. A key reason why governments choose Microsoft Office 365 is Microsoft’s leadership in the industry when it comes to privacy, security, and compliance practices. In short, governments know they can trust Microsoft to help protect their data.

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Office 365: Ready for your business

But what exactly is “enterprise-ready?” In a nutshell, it means that the solution was designed, tested, and implemented with businesses and their business needs in mind. Microsoft Office 365 does exactly that. It takes the well-known and frequently used Microsoft Office productivity tools many organizations rely on-such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint-and delivers them as cloud-based applications. Office 365 is composed of cloud versions of Microsoft communication and collaboration services-including…

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Enriching family services with Office 365 (Video)

Play and Learn, which provides early education and childcare services, wanted to better coordinate activities across its 10 locations. The nonprofit worked with Microsoft Partner BlueEdge Consulting to seize an opportunity to upgrade its productivity and communication tools by moving to Microsoft Office 365. Now, employees can easily share calendars and documents-while the organization benefits from reduced technology costs, simpler IT management, and improved disaster recovery capabilities.