Skype for Business
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A new Skype for Business look for Lync Room Systems!

On November 10, we are rolling out a Cumulative Update to Lync Room Systems that updates the user experience and branding to Skype for Business but does not change the functionality. The changes will appear on all existing Crestron, Polycom and SMART Lync Room Systems as soon as the update is applied.

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The new Office—October feature update

Welcome to our first new Office update post in which we share the features we are delivering to our Office customers across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Office Online. This month we expanded Skype integration in Office Online, introduced an Office Online extension for Chrome and delivered improvements in Office on Android and Office 2016 for Mac.

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Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace for seven years running!

Yammer has long recognized that social networking has the ability to revolutionize information-sharing in the workplace, which is why we first launched an enterprise social network in 2008. Now, for the seventh year in a row, Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, reflecting Yammer’s vision for workplace collaboration. —Read more about Yammer from Bryan Goode.

Office 365

Announcing the enhanced Office 365 SOC audit reports with new trust principles

Office 365 customers want assurance that effective controls are in place to safeguard their data. We have enhanced our Service Organization Controls (SOC) audit reports with two new trust principles, Processing Integrity and Confidentiality. Insights from these reports help you evaluate how Office 365 maintains compliance with your regulatory requirements and helps you manage the move to Office 365.