In a move that confirms the new Microsoft strategy of being at the center of key technologies but allowing other firms to build off its foundation, five Microsoft Partners today released the QuickStart Bundle for Office 365 cloud suite.
It seemed like just a matter of time before Rackspace began offering its Fanatical Support managed cloud services on Microsoft Azure. The managed cloud provider has already launched versions of Fanatical Support for Google Apps for Work and Office 365. And now, through a partnership with Microsoft, it is providing those same services for Azure.
As Microsoft puts new emphasis on cloud services, a new study from BetterCloud looks at how the firm's Office 365 stacks up against Google Apps when it comes to adoption and benefits to users in the enterprise.
Microsoft is extending its compliance tools to so-called public folders in Outlook.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is cloud-gazing on a grand scale--$20 billion worth of cloud in fact.
Microsoft continues to wave its cloud computing banner high, as the firm's quarterly earnings call yesterday sounded very much like a rousing pep rally, with cloud service revenues slightly edging out analyst forecasts.
Microsoft is upping its Yammer service to make it easier for groups and teams to work with individuals outside of the organization, while still keeping information secure.
Microsoft's Office 365 and Apple's iOS devices are becoming the main tools of the mobile workforce, according to survey of 1,500 business users who downloaded the harmon.ie Mobile app.
Following up on a pledge made at TechEd Europe in October, Microsoft announced on Monday that it is offering built-in mobile device management for Office 365 for commercial users.
Microsoft announced it is closing down it's SharePoint Online Public Website in January, to "focus on future investments and broaden partnerships with industry leaders." Existing Office 365 customers will have access to the feature for another two years but new customers will need to choose a third-party solution.