Office 365 news round-up

Author and speaker Vern McLellan once said that “What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year,” and we on the Office 365 team are taking those words to heart. As 2014 gets under way, we plan to bring lots of good things to our customers in terms of even greater business productivity. As the year unfolds, you can expect more cutting-edge innovation to help you work smarter and more effectively. You can also expect a wide range of groundbreaking developments that give your business a competitive edge.

In the meantime, please see our slideshow showcasing the wide range of customers who have chosen Office 365 over the last year to power their business.

Also,  please check our round-up below of new items from the last couple of weeks. Happy New Year to all of our customers!

Poundland Migrates to Cloud-Based Microsoft Office 365 to Aid Expansion. British store chain Poundland chooses Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 productivity suite to cut costs and aid its store expansion plans.

Ramco Systems Selects Microsoft Office 365 On Cloud. Enterprise software product company Ramco Systems chooses Office 365 for unified communication and collaboration with its partners and customers.

Microsoft Makes Office 365 Plan-Switching Easier. Microsoft makes it simpler to switch among the different Office 365 plans.

My 3 Favorite Tools for Migrating to Office 365. Three tools to help customers migrate to Office 365.

How to Back Up Your Office 365 Email Database to Your Local Computer. A step-by-step guide for backing up your Office 365 email database to your local computer.

A Year of Living with Windows Phone: What I’ve Learned So Far. With Office 365 and SkyDrive, “Windows Phone simplified access to all the tools I needed.”