Why Microsoft

A blog about Microsoft's strategic and technical differentiation.

July, 2012

  • Protecting Sensitive Government Data

    Governments wondering if Google Apps would meet their security requirements need look no further than the City of Los Angeles. Last December, the city pulled its police department out of a planned move to Google Apps for Government after concluding that...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/27/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Three Reasons You Should Switch to Office 365 Office 365 is “a solid service providing tremendous bang for the buck … it won’t...
  • Socializing All of the Goodness in SharePoint Online

    Microsoft recently completed its acquisition of Yammer to bolster its enterprise social networking capabilities. While it’s too early to share details about the impact on your business productivity in the workplace, I am very excited about its potential...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/20/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Unveils New Cloud-Friendly Version Of Office Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer previews new version of Office; it’s “no ordinary...
  • Welcome to Your Modern Office!

    It’s here! Speaking at a press conference in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has unveiled the highly anticipated customer preview of the new Office. The next release brings the familiar Office applications to a wide range of devices including...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/13/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Starts Slamming Office 365 Door on Google Apps There are soon going to be tens of millions of people regularly using Office 365 in...
  • A Day in the Life of a Government Worker

    Cloud computing can help governments increase productivity and improve collaboration while reducing IT costs. But which cloud productivity solution should you choose? Microsoft has years of experience working with governments at all levels. After weighing...
  • Actions Speak Louder than Words

    As the English philosopher John Locke once said: “I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.” If Google’s actions at the recent I/O conference are any indication, its enterprise customers just aren’t...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/6/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Riverbed Steelhead Cloud Accelerator Wins Best of Tech Ed Award A first-of-its-kind solution developed by Riverbed in partnership with Akamai...