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Office 365 provides Advocate Health Care with a platform for innovation

Today’s post was written by Rance Clouser, Vice President, IS Support Services and Communication At Advocate Health Care, thinking holistically is core to our mission of meeting the health needs of individuals, families and communities. Our approach to IT is similar. As the healthcare industry evolves and we work to remain competitive, having state-of-the-art technology for our staff of more than 30,000 is key. We wanted a solution that gave…

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Webinar: Learn about Office 365 Small Business Premium

Last week, we introduced the new Office for businesses. In this webinar, we’ll dive into Office 365 Small Business Premium and show you how 1-10 employees can get best-in-class tools and services. We’ll also look at new features and a comparison chart for businesses of all sizes. Watch the 30-second trailer or click “read more” below to watch the full webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar: What is…


Project available as 3 flexible cloud services through Office 365

We’re proud to announce the availability of Microsoft Project as a flexible cloud service, delivered by Office 365. For the first time, customers can sign up for flexible plans, get started quickly and use the full capabilities of project and portfolio management without adding IT complexity. Read on to learn about the 3 Project cloud services: Project Online, Project Pro for Office 365, and Project Online with Project Pro for Office…

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Along with worldwide commercial availability, Office 365 announces new global customers

Today, we announced worldwide availability of the new Microsoft Office 365 services for business; the most complete Office cloud service to-date has new features and offerings tailored to meet the needs and budgets of small, medium and large organizations. Since launching in mid-2011, Office 365 is one of the fastest growing businesses in Microsoft history. We are pleased to welcome new customers the Hamburg Port Authority, Sephora, and Midroc Europe…

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What are reviewers calling feature-rich, stunning, and game-changing? Office 365!

It’s been said that “a dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” We’re honored to see all of our sweat, determination, and hard work pay off with the great reviews that the new Office has garnered since Microsoft released Office 365 Home Premium to customers last month.  Already, Office 365 is racking up the awards. PC Magazine gave Office 365 Home Premium its Editors’…

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Office 365 blog welcomes the Why Microsoft blog community

When we started the Office 365 blog three years ago, we set out to be your one stop destination for all things related to our cloud productivity offering. Since then we’ve had the chance to celebrate milestones, our customers and partners, usage tips and features we’re excited about, and next week, the new version of Office 365 for business.To continue bringing you the most comprehensive view of Office 365, we’re…

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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.