Office 365

What’s new: March 2014

March has been a huge month of announcements and updates for Office 365. OneNote is now available everywhere, free, and ready to capture your ideas and sync them across all your devices. Office 365 for business customers also got a glimpse of the larger vision for Office 365 and how Office 365 will help customers work like a network. Last but certainly not least, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have…

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…

Customer stories
Garage Series HK2 Thumbnail

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…

OneDrive
OneDrive for Business Logo

SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro are now OneDrive and OneDrive for Business

We wanted to be sure everyone saw the news today – SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro will soon become OneDrive and OneDrive for Business! Current users of SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro are all set.  The service will continue to operate as you expect and all of your content will be available on OneDrive and OneDrive for Business as the new name rolls out.  Be sure to join us at SharePoint Conference,…

Office 365
SUMMARY_Garage_258x143

The Garage Series: Office 365 in education–putting IT, teacher and student advantages to the test

Not everyone knows that Office 365 Education A2 is free for students, faculty and staff. This week’s show puts the free tools and experiences to the test in the classroom to enable seamless communications and collaboration between students and across iOS, Android, Mac and Windows devices. We also show how teachers can use Office 365 to enhance classroom experiences plus explore automated IT processes for enrollment, course site creation and…

News

Announcing Student Advantage

As part of its ongoing commitment to education, Microsoft today announced Student Advantage, a new benefit to qualifying institutions which will make it easy for students to use the latest and best version of full Office at their education institution and at home. Beginning December 1, 2013, any institutions worldwide that licenses Office for staff and faculty can provide access to Office 365 ProPlus for students at no additional cost.

Office 365

The Garage Series: Understanding the new world of Apps for Office and SharePoint

Video 18:07. A lost episode of the Garage Series filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by MTC Architect, Richard diZerega, to discuss the new app model for Office and SharePoint. Richard also takes on the challenge to help navigate the culinary options of New Orleans by integrating Web services directly with Office and SharePoint using in-box and custom apps.