Why Microsoft

A blog about Microsoft's strategic and technical differentiation.

April, 2010

  • Google's Outlook Sync Tool: Out of Sync with Customers

    My name is Brandon Hoff and I am a Technical Product Manager here at Microsoft and have been working on Exchange for almost 10 years. Since the introduction of Outlook into the Office suite in 1997, I have come across my fair share of connectors (IBM...
  • The Importance of SLA's - Enterprise Grade Cloud

    Going to the cloud can be a big decision for some companies. Whether you are a small, home-based business or a Fortune 100 brand, someone in the business likely made time to read the Service Level Agreement (SLA) provided by your cloud provider. Microsoft...
  • Spring is in the air!

    On Friday we finalized the code for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 in what we call RTM ("Release to Manufacturing"). Customers with active Software Assurance (SA) on these products will be able to download the products in English via the Volume Licensing...
  • WordPad's ruler now matched by Google Docs

    At the beginning of the week, Anil Sabharwal, Product Manager, for Google Apps wrote a blog post “ Laying the foundation for a new Google Docs” Please do read it: I found it thought provoking to hear how Google articulates the excitement of...
  • PC, Phone, Browser - 90 Seconds to Why Microsoft

    I recently read the CIO Magazine "State of the CIO" survey. What I found interesting was that 63% of CIO respondents said 'improving end-user workforce productivity' would be the one of the most significant accomplishments in the year ahead. So f or the...