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Microsoft cited as leader in cloud collaboration by independent research firm

Forrester Research, Inc., has named Microsoft as a leader in the cloud collaboration market in its August 2012 report entitled “The Forrester WaveTM: Cloud Strategies of Online Collaboration Software Vendors, Q3 2012.” Among eight vendors, Microsoft’s Office 365, which includes SharePoint Online, earned the highest score for “Current Offering.” Recent Microsoft acquisition Yammer landed the top score for “Strategy.”

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Nonprofits communicate with ease on Office 365

Two Italian nonprofit organizations – Oxfam and Emergency – have turned to Microsoft Office 365 for a secure and reliable cloud service, allowing them to expand the scope of their international initiatives of combatting poverty, providing aid and promoting human rights across the globe without putting an increased burden on IT.                                           

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Case Study: Retailer switches from Google to Office 365 to simplify IT and boost collaboration

In 2009, department store chain Lojas Renner was one of the first companies in Brazil to embrace cloud computing by deploying Google Apps. While moving from an on-premises deployment to a cloud solution helped reduce IT costs, that system didn’t sufficiently meet the company’s needs. Renner migrated to Microsoft Office 365 in early 2012, and is now enjoying better functionality, higher productivity, and improved employee collaboration.

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Not Your Company’s Office: Must Try Enterprise-Ready Tips with the New Office [VIDEO]

The new Office provides powerful new capabilities and advancements that enterprises can get excited about. This fall, we have two major product-focused conferences – Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in September and Microsoft SharePoint Conference (SPC) in November – that will dive deep into new features for enterprises. However, today you can view a video from July’s Office preview event, which features demos of a sampling of the new Office’s enterprise…

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Keeping Your Organization Safe with the new Exchange

Beginning this week at the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), you will have opportunities to have in-depth dialogues with the Exchange team – both in-person and virtually. We kick off this week with a blog post that highlights a need of organizations everywhere and of every size as they look towards ensuring they have control of their data in a secure and manageable fashion. We hope to continue the conversation with…

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Webinar: You can do that with the new version of Office?

In this week’s webinar, we’ll show you some things you will never have to say again after installing the Office Preview, like, “hey, I need to email this document to myself.” Ok, maybe you don’t say that (well, out loud), but we’ll show you a better way to save documents plus some other nifty things the next version of Office allows you to do. You can try them out right…