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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Busts Common Big Data Myths and Highlights New Tools

    With O'Reilly Strata underway, Microsoft has had a lot to say about Big Data over the past few days. Throughout the conference, the Microsoft SQL Server Team has been posting a series of articles looking at some of the myths and misunderstandings about big data that prevent many organizations from fully...
  • Blog Post: Texas Adopts Office 365 for More Than 100,000 Employees

    The Texas Department of Information Resources is adopting Office 365 for more than 100,000 employees in the largest state-wide deployment of e-mail and collaboration services in the U.S. The state will consolidate systems in an effort to improve its communication and collaboration capabilities across...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 is now available!

    We are excited to announce Visual Studio 2012 Update 1, is now available. You can install it either from the download page (see "Visual Studio 2012 Update 1" under the "Additional software" section) or via the Extensions and Updates dialog in Visual Studio 2012. With this and future updates, we’re...
  • Blog Post: The New Office - Developer and IT Pro Resources

    Last week we unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at http://office.com/preview . Be sure to read the press release when you get a moment. There is an on-demand recording of the event webcast that is a little over an hour in length that is very informative. We also wanted...
  • Blog Post: Migrating 150 Petabytes of Email in 6 Weeks

    Yesterday we announced that we've completed upgrading all Hotmail customers to Outlook.com. Coupled with the growing organic excitement for Outlook.com, this has pushed us to over 400 million active Outlook.com accounts, including 125 million that are accessing email, calendar and contacts on a mobile...
  • Blog Post: The new Office is now available for business customers

    Business customers around the world can now purchase the on-premises versions of the new Office products--including Office 2013, Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Project 2013 and Visio 2013--through Microsoft Volume Licensing. Broad availability of the new Office through...
  • Blog Post: Steve Ballmer on Office 365: The Next Bold Step

    In October 2012, I wrote a letter to shareholders outlining how the full value of our software will be seen and felt in how people use devices and services at work and in their personal lives. This is a fundamental shift in our business that began several years ago and continues today with the release...
  • Blog Post: Office Real World Adoption Tips, Tricks and Secrets - April 3rd Live Webcast

    Join us for live discussion and Q&A as we are joined by well-known technology analyst, author and blogger, Paul Thurrott and other special guests including early adopters and top Office engineers. Don’t miss the fun as our adventurous hosts reveal lesser known deployment secrets and much more...
  • Blog Post: Major New Update to Microsoft Office 365 for Business now Available

    Today, Microsoft announced worldwide availability of the new Microsoft Office 365 services. This update includes new features designed for businesses of all sizes. In addition to updated Microsoft Lync Online, Microsoft Exchange Online, and Microsoft SharePoint Online services, business users can now...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office 2013 Reaches the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) Milestone

    Last week was a busy week for the company. Our Office division reached the release to manufacturing milestone for a large and impressive array of client, server and cloud based products and services. General availability is planned for the first quarter of 2013. For those of you with MSDN and TechNet...
  • Blog Post: The Future of Communications from the Living Room to the Boardroom

    Tony Bates, President of the Skype Division at Microsoft, delivered the keynote address yesterday at the Lync Conference . He wrote an accompanying blog post that outlines Microsoft's vision for the future of communications stating: "It’s about re-humanizing communications 'from the living room...
  • Blog Post: New Office 365 subscriptions for consumers and small businesses

    With a single subscription, you can use Office across a wide variety of devices - everything from PCs and tablets to Macs. You can easily save to and access your documents from the cloud and personalize your experience with Office. We will update Office more frequently to support new scenarios, and subscribers...
  • Blog Post: Building Applications for Microsoft Office and SharePoint

    Today at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, we shared significant updates to these tools, with a range of improved support to make building new Office 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2013, and SharePoint Online in Office 365 more flexible and productive. Over the last few months we’ve been...
  • Blog Post: Q&A: Inside the Office 365 Deployment at Toyota North America

    Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc. and other affiliates in North America began deploying Microsoft Office 365-dedicated cloud services as their exclusive environment less than a year ago. (In other regions, such as Japan, Toyota will leverage a hybrid model, with on-premise editions of Microsoft Exchange...