Customer stories
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Heinz: Global food leader savors new ideas and cuts costs with Office 365

“When we consider the cost reductions in conferencing, telephony, data storage, and staffing, we estimate that adopting Office 365 will reduce our IT costs by 20 percent annually.” — Leandro Balbinot, Chief Information Officer, H.J. Heinz Company Read the guest post from Heinz CIO, Leandro Balbinot profiling the global food giants move to Office 365.

Customer stories
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The Walsh Group: Construction leader builds in flexibility and streamlines IT with Office 365 ProPlus

“Nobody wants to wait for their PC or mobile device to install huge updates—the incremental updates we get with [Office 365] ProPlus mean no waiting.” Read the guest post from Patrick Wirtz, Innovation Manager for The Walsh Group, a Chicago, Illinois–based general contracting, construction management, and design services firm that builds airports, highways, stadiums, bridges, and other large-scale projects.

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The Garage Series for Office 365: Enhancing online file sharing and storage with OneDrive for Business

On today’s show, Jeremy is joined by lead OneDrive engineer, Michael Connolly, to explain the recent changes and announcements around OneDrive for Business. They talk about the trends and events leading up to the standalone offer, hybrid support for SharePoint on premises and everything leading up to Monday’s announcement of 1 terabyte storage per user. If you wanted proof that the Microsoft Cloud and Office 365 continuously innovate, take this…

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We’ve updated Excel Online: What’s new in April 2014

A year ago we announced that Excel Online and each of the applications that make up Office Online were destined to become a comprehensive productivity experience on more browsers and devices—not just companions to the desktop applications. Since then we’ve released several major updates and many minor updates, and today I’m sharing another significant step forward! (Note that these changes will roll-out worldwide over the course of the next few…

Education

Making literature come alive with Office 365

Today’s post was written by Kelli Etheredge, Teaching and Learning Resources Director at St. Paul’s Episcopal School.  A dedicated teacher turns her students onto reading and writing and improves their test results by including Office 365 in her lesson plans. Read how she and her students communicate and collaborate to extend learning beyond the boundaries of the classroom. While teaching is my second career—I like to call myself a recovering…

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Cloud storage with OneDrive for Business now available as a standalone subscription

As we announced at SharePoint Conference, OneDrive for Business is now offered as a new standalone subscription to give customers more flexibility in moving to the cloud and Office 365.  We’ve also added enhancements to SharePoint 2013 in Service Pack 1 (SP1) that enable on-premises SharePoint users to configure OneDrive for Business with just a few clicks. Learn more about today’s announcement and promotional offers on the OneDrive blog.