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5 tips for running a small business from anywhere

The concept of a ‘physical office’ as a small business hub of productivity is quickly being replaced by the connected ‘mobile office,’ which connects employees wherever they happen to be. Today’s business landscape favors those who are nimble and able to adapt rapidly by collaborating on the go, sharing ideas quickly and anticipating customer needs. Luckily, small businesses today can achieve this dynamic work environment through the use of Web-based…

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Businesses worldwide are choosing Office 365 for capabilities they need in a cloud service they can trust

The retail industry is using technology more than ever to stay competitive while better serving the needs of their customers.  In January we shared how large companies  like Tesco and Helly Hansen have joined other notable brands such as, ‘wichcraft, BCBG, and Sephora who are moving to Office 365 for security-enhanced access to the familiar productivity tools they rely on at all levels of their business. Office 365 has become…

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ABB to deploy Office 365 and Yammer as part of strategic initiative to improve collaboration worldwide

Microsoft Corp. announced today that the power and automation technology company ABB will deploy Microsoft Office 365 and Yammer to its employees worldwide. With about 145,000 employees in 100 countries, ABB is transitioning from multiple IT collaboration and messaging solutions to Office 365 to provide a single solution for productivity, communication, collaboration and enterprise social in the cloud. “Office 365 and Yammer will enable us to transform communication and collaboration…

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Public Sector organizations becoming more lean and modern on Office 365

At Microsoft’s annual Public Sector CIO Summit, we were pleased to announce a growing community of public sector customers who’ve adopted Office 365 including the City of Kansas City, MO; the City of Seattle; King County, WA; the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Dupage County, the University of Miami, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Sacramento (Sacramento State) and California State University  – all who’ve moved to the cloud…

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Healthcare organizations prescribe a move to Office 365

Last week Microsoft made a big splash at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) annual conference, showcasing its comprehensive plan to help healthcare providers of all sizes meet increasing productivity and security demands; improve mobility, collaboration and communication; control ever-escalating costs; and focus on patient-centered care.   Microsoft also announced a number of healthcare organizations last week including FHI 360, Gwinnett Hospital System Inc. Kindred Healthcare, Inc and Mihills…

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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…

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Office 365 blog welcomes the Why Microsoft blog community

When we started the Office 365 blog three years ago, we set out to be your one stop destination for all things related to our cloud productivity offering. Since then we’ve had the chance to celebrate milestones, our customers and partners, usage tips and features we’re excited about, and next week, the new version of Office 365 for business.To continue bringing you the most comprehensive view of Office 365, we’re…

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Building customer trust

Today’s post was written by Arpan Shah, senior director, Microsoft Office Division I’ve worked in the Office Division for more than 11 years and have had the opportunity to experience the transformation of our business into a services culture first hand.  We’ve gained a lot of valuable insights as part of that transformation which have in turn enabled us to deliver important capabilities to our customers more quickly.  We know…

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Don’t miss the Feb. 27 Virtual Launch Event for the new Office 365 for business

Join us at our Virtual Launch Event on Wednesday, Feb. 27, as we celebrate the availability of a major new release coming to Office 365 for businesses. If you are exploring cloud offerings, you do not want to miss this event with executives, demos, real world stories from our customers about their move to the cloud, and a live chat with Q&A. Register now!

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Clinic chooses cloud-based email to avoid $14,000 in IT costs and improve efficiency

Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Denver, Colorado, worked with Solve IT to replace its on-premises messaging solution with Microsoft Exchange Online. A cloud-based email service that is part of Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Online fulfils the clinic’s patient confidentiality requirements and saved US$14,000 in IT costs in the first year. Staffers access email on a variety of mobile devices, improving teamwork and patient care.