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  • Blog Post: All India Council for Technical Education to Reach 7 Million as Largest Customer for Microsoft Cloud

    I’m happy to bring you exciting news regarding the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the governing body for technical education in India. Announced today, AICTE is deploying Microsoft Live@edu . As the largest customer engagement in Microsoft’s history, AICTE will provide...
  • Blog Post: University Reduces Total Cost of Ownership for Email Service by 40 Percent

    Organizations of all sizes, all around the world are making the move to cloud computing in order to take advantage of the immense benefits that it has to offer. Today we learn why Microsoft was the best decision for European University Cyprus in their move to embrace cloud computing! ...
  • Blog Post: University Reduces Costs and Eases Administration with Office 365

    Organizations of all sizes are making the move to cloud computing. In today’s post we hear from US-based University of Texas at San Antonio on why Microsoft was the best decision for their school. “Using a hosted email solution, we can reduce our hardware costs, in addition...
  • Blog Post: Real World with Cloud Services: Interview with Doug Herrick, CIO, Thomas Jefferson University

    As part of the Real World with Cloud Services series, we spoke to Doug Herrick, Chief Information Officer for Jefferson Information Technologies at Thomas Jefferson University, about why the university chose to replace its existing on-premises email system with Microsoft Exchange Online through Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 4/27/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Office 365 To Replace LearnLink For Email Emory University will be switching to Microsoft Office 365 for University-wide email and calendar services, but will be keeping LearnLink for conference...
  • Blog Post: Schools Network Gains Greater Messaging Resiliency and Flexibility at a Lower Cost

    Organizations, schools and businesses all over the world are considering potential benefits from cloud solutions, as they support employees and partners, and seek to increase their impact. Today we will learn how The Schools Network selected Microsoft Office 365 and benefitted through their move to the...
  • Blog Post: School Facilitates eLearning with Cloud Communications

    Today we hear from Salesian School of Hong Kong on why testing Office 365 for an eLearning application was the best decision for their school after using Google Docs! “We did not have the compatibility issues with Office Web Apps that we had with Google Docs. There is no loss...
  • Blog Post: Top 3 Reasons Schools Choose Office 365 over Google Apps

    As graduation caps flew into the air last week, other students earned a long, summer break from studying and raced their bikes to the corner store, or headed down to the lake. The luckiest students will return this autumn to schools that choose Office 365 for education. I’ll tell you why. Schools...
  • Blog Post: Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 6/29/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Microsoft Launches Office 365 Free for Education The education edition, identical to the commercial version, is being offered free for schools, colleges, and universities, covering teachers...
  • Blog Post: In the Cloud, Students Prepare for the New World of Business

    Whether a university student is in Ireland, stateside or elsewhere, students need to prepare wisely to appeal to employers. People studying in business colleges and universities are gearing up to work in a global marketplace, where companies work cross-culturally, across time zones. Educators at National...
  • Blog Post: A Day in the Life of a Teacher

    My favorite secondary school teacher helped me look forward to each class. I wish she had Office 365 tools to help her. Teachers using Office 365 are empowered, productive anywhere, and use the latest tools. Using Office 365, teachers can develop lesson plans offline to post on a class website. They...
  • Blog Post: What Georgia State University Taught Me about Cloud Migration

    There is more to learn from a university than what comes from a lecture hall and visiting the library. Lessons in strategy come from the athletic field, in management from the school’s administration, and in communications from leveraging the cloud. Today I’m sharing what I’ve learned...
  • Blog Post: Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 6/22/2012

    Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections. Infographic: 16 Ways Microsoft Office 365 Trumps Google Apps For Teachers More than ever, a modern education depends on technology in the classroom. Excellent teachers work to engage, educate...