Why Microsoft

A blog about Microsoft's strategic and technical differentiation.

February, 2011

  • The Realities of Google Cloud Connect

    Google recently released Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office. You might have heard some buzz . When the Cloud Connect beta came out in November 2010, people expressed their frustration with the tool's ability to deal with the most straight forward tasks...
  • U.S. Public Sector CIOs Embrace Cloud Computing

    My name is Tony Tai, and I recently joined the Microsoft Office 365 team. Prior to this role, I managed the SharePoint marketing website , powered by SharePoint2010. It was incredibly fun to roll out the first public facing website on SharePoint 2010’s...
  • Top 5 Questions to Ask Google

    There is no question that being CIO is a demanding role that has been made more difficult by facing tough decisions about cloud solutions. Two weeks ago, I shared five key themes I consistently hear from business leaders who are considering moving their...
  • Dear Google. . .

    Happy Valentine's Day! I hope you all have plans to spend time with someone special today. Or, if you forgot, it might be time to make that frantic call to the florist! Either way, be sure not to disappoint those who are special to you....
  • When Success is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

    When Success is a Marathon, Not a Sprint A lot of people run a race to see who's the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts. Steve Prefontaine It takes guts and a lot of hard work to be a successful runner. At my alma mater, University...
  • Forbes - Why Microsoft will win the Small Business Cloud War

    I couldn't help but take notice of this article in Forbes not because of their use of my favorite term - Why Microsoft - but one of the customer's highlighted in the article - Bradshaw and Weil . We've worked with Bradshaw and Weil since they looked at...