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Air rescue and transport service uses Office 365 to help save lives

About 20 percent of what we do each year involves alpine rescue missions. In fact, Air Zermatt holds the record for the highest-elevation air rescue in history-23,000 feet. Obviously, to perform these daring missions, our pilots and crews need to have amazing skill and years of training. But they also need to have accurate navigation and flight plan information at their fingertips. That’s where Office 365 comes in. We used…

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The new Lync Online: Almost like being in the same room

At Microsoft’s first-ever Lync Conference last month, Tony Bates, president of the Skype Division of Microsoft, said Microsoft’s goal is to rehumanize communications, from the living room to the boardroom. Our communications need to put people first, he said. They need to let people communicate how and when they want. And they need to be simple, convenient and natural. Introducing the new Lync Online The new Lync Online takes a…

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Caltex chooses Office 365 to energize employee communication and drive mobility

Caltex Australia needed better communication and collaboration tools to promote productivity and mobility for its dispersed workforce, but it didn’t want to upgrade its on-premises solutions. The company decided to implement Microsoft cloud-based business productivity services. We recently spoke to Steve Fox, Chief Information Officer at Caltex, to learn how the company is benefiting.

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Zyvex and Office 365 take productivity to a whole new level

Today’s post was written by Lance Criscuolo, President, Zyvex Technologies. At 50 employees, Zyvex is what some people consider a small company, but our business in advanced materials has connected us with some of the largest corporations in the world. As a leader in molecular nanotechnology, we source and develop some of the strongest materials known to man, incorporating them into lightweight structures – to produce things like a stronger…

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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…


Kurt DelBene: The cloud and beyond

Read Microsoft Office Division President Kurt DelBene’s blog about the latest release of Microsoft Office 365 for businesses. “When we first set out to build this release of Office, we knew it would be the boldest yet. We wanted to create that ‘over-the-shoulder envy’ that makes your friend or the guy sitting next to you on the plane ask what you’re using. In a recent survey, 96 percent of people…

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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’…