OneDrive
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OneDrive for Business—cloud file storage and sharing just got easier

Today at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, we shared exciting news about OneDrive for Business, and how we’re making it even easier for customers to get up and running quickly in the cloud. We announced that we’re introducing a new standalone OneDrive for Business subscription plan that includes Office Online, and that we’re adding enhancements to SharePoint 2013 in Service Pack 1 (SP1) that enable on-premises SharePoint users to configure…

Office 365

What’s New: February 2014

February has been filled with updates for the entire Office family.  Two services have been renamed and enhanced:  Office Web Apps is now Office Online; and SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business.  This has also been a big month for security and compliance related updates with improvements to authentication for Office 365 and Yammer, anti-spam and anti-malware enhancements, new email encryption options with S/MIME and Office 365 Message encryption, and…

Manage
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New resources for Office 365 and PowerShell

Greg Stemp is a writer on the Office 365 team. Now Office 365 administrators have a new single source to learn about managing Office 365 with Windows PowerShell.  What kind of information can you find there?  Well, take the centerpiece article for example: Six Reasons Why You Might Want to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage Office 365.This article not only shows you easy it is to use Windows PowerShell, but…

Office 365

Office 365 Message Encryption — now rolling out!

In November 2013, we announced Office 365 Message Encryption, a new easy-to-set-up-and-use email service that allows you to send encrypted mail to anyone. Today, we’re announcing the general availability of Office 365  Message Encryption. To start using the message encryption service today, you can purchase a subscription for Windows Azure Rights Management, which  also includes Information Rights Management capabilities, giving you a comprehensive solution to help protect your internal and…

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The Garage Series for Office 365: Hong Kong Road Trip

Today we kick off Garage Series for Office 365 Road Trip. First stop Hong Kong. Host Jeremy Chapman explores what is driving demand for Cloud-based productivity solutions with perspectives from Emperor Group and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Don’t miss the bartering challenge in a Hong Kong street market aided by Lync video and his friend Steve, real-time cloud image to text translation services in action to navigate Hong Kong…

Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: How Office works on an 82-inch touch screen

The webinar is over. Check back in a few days to see the video. Like working on your tablet or smartphone? Imagine one bigger than your TV. Perceptive Pixel by Microsoft delivers exceptional, multi-purpose touch devices for brainstorming, collaboration, and interactive presentations. In this week’s webinar, we’ll show you how Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote work on a 82-inch screen. Click the…

Office 365
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Exchange Online Protection enhancements — Part 1

To give you enterprise-class reliability and help protect against spam and malware, we launched Exchange Online Protection (EOP) in 2013. During the past year we made improvements to EOP, including better spam management and customizing policies for specific domains, users, or groups. Today, as we complete the first year of the service launch, we‘re announcing more enhancements to EOP, including: Directory-based edge blocking Increased Office 365 domain limit Message Trace…