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Webcast: Apps for Office comes to Access Web Apps

In this video you will learn about Apps for Office, a new technology for extending Office applications that you already may have seen in Excel, Word and Outlook. Now that this technology is in SharePoint apps created with Access, we’ll show you cool Apps for Office (like Maps and Charts) in Access Web Apps and how to build and use them.   Presenter: Andrew Johnson and Gary Devendorf are engineers on the Microsoft…

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Webinar: Office subscriptions and Office 365 Personal

With the new Office 365 Personal, you can install the latest desktop version of Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, on 1 PC or Mac, in addition to 1 Windows tablet or iPad — so you can use all the features offline as well as online.  We’ll also talk about the benefits of getting an Office subscription, including Office 365 Home. Many of the things talked about will relate to business…

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Office 365, operated by 21Vianet, becomes generally available in China

This week I had the privilege of announcing the general availability of Office 365 in China, operated by 21Vianet, from our launch event in the heart of Shanghai. Microsoft has more than 20 years of experience delivering our products and services to China. Now through our unique partnership with 21Vianet, we are delighted that we are able to offer Office 365 from local data centers within China. This announcement follows…

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Webcast: Getting started with Project Online

In this video learn how to get started with Project Online. We’ll take you step by step, from signing up for a new subscription or adding a subscription to your existing applicable SharePoint Online subscription, right through to your first steps working in Project Online with resources and projects.  There will also be a quick overview of features you can expect to find with Project Online and the different subscription…

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averda cleans up and moves to Office 365 and Yammer

With Office 365 and Yammer, we now have safe and reliable access to our emails, group sites, documents, files, etc. and our employees are constantly connected and sharing knowledge throughout the company. The combination has been a win-win for our organization… Read the full story written by Anthony Kurban, CIO guest author from averda–the largest environmental solutions provider in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Webcast: Office 365 sign-in with Multi-Factor Authentication

In this video you will learn about how Office 365 now includes support for Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication, where the second authentication factor is a cell phone. The video will show how Office 365 customers can take advantage of Multi-Factor Authentication and covers configuration, enrollment and usage by those with devices enabled for Multi-Factor Authentication. Presenter: Paul Andrew has a background in software development and technical integration consulting, and has worked…

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The Garage Series for Office 365: Work like a network. A first look at enterprise social updates with Yammer

This week Jeremy Chapman is joined by Yammer and enterprise social expert, Christophe Fiessinger, to give a preview of what’s coming with Yammer and Groups spanning Office 365 services for mail, collaboration and social. Christophe demonstrates upcoming changes within inline commenting and integrated collaboration experiences – proving that social is not just a single browser-based destination, but woven throughout Office 365. Today we have a special 10 minute show, covering…

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Synchronizing your directory with Office 365 is easy

Paul Andrew is technical product manager for Identity Management on the Office 365 team. If you’re just getting started with Office 365, you’re probably considering how to extend the user directory that you use for accessing internal resources for connecting to cloud resources. The simplest way to achieve this is with the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool (DirSync). This tool runs on a Windows Server machine on your network…