Why Microsoft

A blog about Microsoft's strategic and technical differentiation.

December, 2012

  • A Great Time for Small Businesses to Try Office 365

    Small businesses represent over 90 percent of Office 365 customers today. From retailers like Naturally Me to engineering firms like C&I Engineering to professional services companies like Rookie Recruits , Office 365 is helping thousands of small...
  • Email Has Come a Long Way, Baby

    It’s amazing to think just how far email has come since Ray Tomlinson hit the send button on the first network email on behalf of MIT in 1971. Over the next two-and-a-half decades, it evolved to become a form of communication used by millions of...
  • FICCI Chooses Office 365 Over Google Apps

    Tighter integration. Fuller functionality. Better enterprise value. These are among the reasons why the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) chose Office 365 over Google Apps as its cloud platform for communication and collaboration...
  • Twitter Contest Part Two: Share Why You Choose Office 365 for a Chance to Win

    Last week, we asked you to tweet your favorite Office 365 feature. And you did—in droves! Now we want to know why you choose Office 365 to get the job done, and, in return, we’re offering another chance to win an Xbox 360 Console with Kinect...
  • Why Office 365? Readers Respond on Twitter

    As Part II of our Twitter contest, we asked readers to tweet their answers to the question: “ Why is Office 365 a better choice for your business?” And again, your responses came flooding in. Thank you! Many of you responded with ways...
  • 2012: The Year in Review

    The Nobel Prize winning physicist Niels Bohr observed that technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. He also predicted that the exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Microsoft Office...
  • Share Your Favorite Office 365 Feature for a Chance to Win

    Every day, millions of people like you rely on Office 365 to get the job done—whether to complete a financial report, work together on a presentation, or wrap up a speech while traveling. We want to know how Office 365 makes your life easier...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 12/21/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Small businesses can now get 90 day free trial of Office 365 Small businesses with up to 10 users can now get a 90-day free trial of the Microsoft...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 12/28/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Good Tidings to our Office 365 Customers As the new year approaches, Microsoft thanks its customers for choosing Office 365. MachPanel 4...
  • Educativa Switches from Google Apps to Office 365, Doubles Productivity

    Education Advocacy Firm Educativa adopted the Google Mail cloud-based messaging service but quickly decided that Google was not agile enough to integrate with the existing infrastructure. We recently spoke to Bogdan Kochesch, Business Manager at Educativa...
  • Your Favorite Office 365 Feature: The Results are In!

    Earlier this month, we challenged you to tweet your answers to the question: “ Which Office 365 feature do you rely on the most ?” Well, it wasn’t long before the responses came flooding in. Many of you responded with features...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 12/14/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Dixons Rolls Out Office 365 to 20,000 Users The electrical retailer Dixons Retail to roll out Office 365 to 20,000 users across the UK, Ireland...
  • Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 12/7/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Webjet Adopts Office 365, Windows Azure Webjet, Australia’s largest online travel booking website, selects Office 365 “because...