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FICCI chooses Office 365 for collaboration in the cloud

India’s Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has chosen Office 365 over Google Apps among others to improve its communication and better work together in the cloud. FICCI, a non-government, not-for-profit organization located in India, describes itself as the voice of India’s business and industry. The organization consists of thousands of member companies across various regional chambers of commerce in India. In addition to its headquarters, FICCI…

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Resources for Office 365 partners (Video)

Office 365 is Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity service that was built for companies of all sizes. While some companies choose to deploy the service on their own, others may need help from a third party. The Office 365 partner programs were created to support these customers with knowledgeable experts. Below, learn more about the partner programs and resources for current participants and those who are interested. And, finally, watch the video…


Big hits from the Office Webinars

Your questions and creativity are inspiring. Over the past year of Office 15-minute webinars, we’ve shown you quick ways to get the most out of Office (like Excel Pivot Tables and Slicers or What’s Office like on Surface RT devices?), and you always add your own fresh and interesting approaches. Thank you for a great year-your active participation has made the webinars a regular Tuesday destination. We’ve listed some of…

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Artisanal sandwich shop enhances information environment with cloud-based solution (Video)

After evaluating many available cloud services, ‘wichcraft replaced its existing infrastructure with Office 365. The IT team no longer has to maintain a server environment, and employees can use Office Web Apps to collaborate on documents simultaneously. Senior managers can access their email and documents while visiting store locations, and the company can train employees remotely by using Lync Online. As ‘wichcraft expands into new markets, it can maintain a…


Reorder your folders, any way you like ‘em

Sometimes, it’s the little things that really make the day easier. We understand this really well. The Outlook team gets lots of suggestions for a convenience here or a shortcut there, to make the edges of your day go more smoothly. One thing we’ve noticed is that some people like their folders in a non-alphabetical order. This allows you to have important or frequent ones near the top of your…


The new Office is now available for business customers

Business customers around the world can now purchase the on-premises versions of the new Office products–including Office 2013, Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Project 2013 and Visio 2013–through Microsoft Volume Licensing. Broad availability of the new Office through retail and online channels is planned for the first quarter of 2013. The new Office gives customers a comprehensive set of productivity tools to help them do their…

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RATB is on Office 365

Today, we’re pleased to announce that The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (RATB), is on Office 365 for Government and has granted the Authority to Operate (ATO) under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).  RATB was one of Microsoft’s first customers to migrate to the Office 365 for Government, a multi-tenant service that stores US government data in a segregated community cloud.

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Barilla Group takes a bite of the cloud on Office 365

Barilla Group has been a major Italian food company and a worldwide leader in the pasta market since its humble beginnings in 1877 as a bread and pasta shop in Parma, Italy. With more than 13,000 employees around the world, the company operates in more than 100 countries. To help ensure their growing workforce remains tightly connected, Barilla explored opportunities to evolve the way their employees communicate, collaborate and interact.…