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Mecklenburg County cuts costs and increases mobility with Office 365

Mecklenburg County cuts costs and increases mobility with Office 365

We are seeing strong growth of Office 365 in a variety of markets as more and more businesses move processes and applications to the cloud. One such area of growth is State and Local Government (SLG). Customers like the State of Texas and the City of Chicago have very specific needs when it comes to productivity solutions, as states, counties and cities face a unique set of standards and regulations.…

Office 365
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Discover Calendar Search in Outlook Web App

Have you ever been in the situation where you wanted to find an event on your calendar but you weren’t quite sure which week it was happening? Or where you wanted to quickly check if a colleague was available to meet at a particular time but didn’t want to bother them by asking? With the introduction of Calendar Search in Outlook Web App, it takes only a couple of clicks…

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 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…