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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 6/8/2012

Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 6/8/2012

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Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s

FAA Chooses Office 365 for Email, Collaboration
The FAA will deploy the solution, provided by Computer Sciences Corp., to some 60,000 FAA employees and 20,000 Department of Transportation employees, according to a Microsoft news release.

Microsoft Touts Cloud Security in Office 365 for Government Launch
Koenigsbauer informs that the multi-tenant service is hosted on a segregated cloud across high-security, geographically dispersed data centers. Furthermore, IPv6 support for Office 365 is expected to go live in September to accommodate the shift to the next-gen networking standard.

Alfalak introduces Microsoft Office 365 in Saudi Arabia
Microsoft and Alfalak’s objective is to drive the customers to fully realize the business benefits of the cloud and to develop a greater business future with more environmentally advanced products in terms of efficiency, productivity and reliability.

Quest Simplifies the Management Of Microsoft Office 365 Environments
Recovery Manager for Exchange – Discovery Edition facilitates email discovery for legal inquiries or internal investigations and recovers lost or corrupted emails during an Exchange or Office 365 migration, or post-migration.

Webcast: Getting to Microsoft Office 365: The Right Migration for Your Business
Jeff Medford, Office 365 Technical Product Manager at Microsoft, will share the key resources and checklists to get your organization prepared for the move. He will also discuss the different types of migration available, and which one is right for you.

Microsoft Agile Cloud Working
The key way to approach these tools is with ‘Social Computing’ in mind, simply meaning the use of social media web sites, like those of Facebook or Linkedin, for your own corporate purposes.

Microsoft Does the Right Thing with Default "Do Not Track"
IT admins should also welcome Microsoft's decision to enable 'Do Not Track' by default. Businesses don't want the online activities of users monitored or tracked.

Top 6 New Features of Windows 8 Release Preview
You can check out Window 8 Release Preview for yourself by downloading it from preview.windows.com. For a deep dive into what Microsoft's next operating system holds, see PCMag's Hands on with Windows 8 Release Preview.

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