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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…

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The new Office 365 subscriptions for consumers and small businesses

On July 16th, we unveiled the new Office, a cloud service that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard on new Windows devices – from PCs to tablets. With this release, we’re modernizing Office, and an important part of that is the introduction of new subscriptions. Subscriptions open a host of possibilities, and subscribing to Office 365 will be the best choice for many – especially families, people with…

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Building Office for Windows RT

Earlier this year, Steven Sinofsky announced Windows support for ARM processors (Windows on ARM or WOA). His post on the Building Windows 8 blog included the following news about Office. In the months since that announcement, there has been a great deal of speculation about what we are delivering. David Brodsky, Partner Test Manager and Josh Pollock, Principal Development Manager join Office Next to walk you through what Office for…

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Babel optimizes open communication on Office 365

Babel Editorial, a small editorial company dedicated to the production of books and multimedia content, located in Lisbon, Portugal, recently streamlined their operations and reduced costs by getting on Microsoft Office 365. The publisher’s business expansion from Portugal to Brazil surfaced the need to implement a flexible, simple, and economical IT solution that would reduce management and maintenance demands. As part of this globalization strategy, Babel also wanted to increase…

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Agricultural trade group supports hundreds of members with cloud solution

The California Strawberry Commission (CSC) needs to deliver IT services to employees and several hundred member growers, shippers, and processors-despite an IT department made up of only one technical employee. To address this challenge, the CSC deployed Microsoft Office 365, offering highly scalable, enterprise-class IT capabilities for a minimal investment. IT staff are now more productive and can focus on projects that provide strategic value.

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10 Things You’ll Never Have to Say Again

Since downloading the new Office Customer Preview, you’ve likely updated your vocabulary to match the new things you’re doing–moving documents from USB drives into the cloud or using a stylus that never runs out of ink. In honor of saying goodbye to, “I wish I could use content from this PDF,” and hello to opening PDF files as familiar Word documents, we’ve put together a PowerPoint slideshow to celebrate just…

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Realty firm eliminates $30,000 a year in IT costs with cloud productivity solution

Carolina Realty Group, a family-owned firm with 27 employees, needed a more cost-effective way to access tools for email and contact management, file-sharing, and online collaboration. Company owners were particularly interested in eliminating the need to license multiple software products from different vendors, as well as reducing server maintenance costs. They were also eager to provide agents with anywhere access to updated client contact and property listing information. In 2011,…