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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…

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Webinar: Working with Office Online and OneDrive

Office Online is more than the new name for the free, browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote that anyone can use on multiple devices. We’ll show you how to collaborate with others in real time and store documents in the cloud (yes, we’ll explain that too) with OneDrive and 7 GB of free storage. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Create & share docs for free with Office Online Storing docs with…


Office 2013 Service Pack 1 now available

Today we’ve released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for the 2013 set of Office products including Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange Server 2013. SP1 delivers greater stability, expanded functionality, security enhancements and improved compatibility with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Office 2013 customers will begin to get notifications of SP1 availability through Windows Update within the next 30 days. Exchange Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013 customers can download SP1 at…

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Introducing Office Online at

Today, you’ll notice something new about and Office Web Apps–now officially called Office Online.  An online version of the Office you know and trust has been available for quite a while, but with today’s updates, we’ve made your Office Online experience easier to find, share and collaborate with others. Sure, some of you are already using the online versions of Office. And with the recent addition of real-time co-authoring…


Find all your data connections with Office Discovery and Risk Assessment

Do you need to find out where your data is being used? More specifically, how can you find Excel workbooks that have data connections to your databases? We went to SQL MVP Scott Stauffer to help answer that question. Scott is helping his client launch a data warehouse that will be the preferred source of data for many areas of the business. The client is also planning to switch to…

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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,…

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Register now: PAUG 2014 Database Designer International Conference

Register now to join us May 3-5 for the Portland Access User Group (PAUG) 2014 Database Designer Conference. This year’s speaker lineup includes industry experts F. Scott Barker from AppsPlus, Luke Chung from FMS, Alison Balter from InfoTech Services Group Inc., Armen Stein from J Street Technology, Juan Soto from IT Impact, and Kevin Bell and Kevin Nickel from the Microsoft Access team. This is the 16th annual Database Designer Conference…