Posts Tagged ‘Office 365’
Microsoft is taking its rebranded OneDrive cloud storage and file-synchronization service to the next level by preparing a version for business users.
Microsoft’s new Power BI for Office 365 offers businesses a touch of intelligence on top of their existing cloud-based applications. While not quite Big Data, it does provide SMBs and midmarket companies with a taste of analytics.
Microsoft is making it easier for partners to monitor and manage their Office 365 customers – and grow their practices — with a new set of admin tools due for roll out over the next few weeks.
On paper, at least, Microsoft is winning many of its bets and pivoting successfully toward areas vital to its future like consumer hardware, commercial sales and cloud computing.
Microsoft’s abandonment of the channel in the SMB space continues with a deal to sell the Office 365 productivity suite through Web-hosting behemoth GoDaddy.
Solution providers were incensed by reports Microsoft is slashing Office 365 commissions. In reality, only one of several incentives are being cut, while others commissions are increasing to reward partners who are investing and selling cloud products.
The city of Boston ushered in a new era at the beginning of the year by not just appointing its first new mayor in a generation, but also changing over its 75,000 users from Microsoft to Google Apps. It’s a big win for Google, but it’s not everything it appears.
Microsoft recently added the Switch Plans feature to Office 365, making upgrading or downgrading plans simple for customers. The option fulfills the flexibility part of the cloud service, but could make it harder on predictability.
Software giant Microsoft decides to slow down and stagger changes after partners say they’re coming in too quickly.
SkyKick, a provider of automation and management solutions for Microsoft Office 365, released two new tools to automate and simplify the migration of legacy licenses to the cloud-based platform. The continued development of similar tools reflects the growing opportunity for Office 365 professional and managed services.