Here’s what’s new in November for Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The November 2017 update for Office 365 brings enterprise customers a number of new features and enhancements to security, privacy, and compliance. For instance, Resume Assistant in Office 365 with LinkedIn integration helps job-seekers cultivate the perfect resume. November’s update also simplified processes for enterprise customers, so they can focus on more important tasks. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about Here’s what’s new in November for Office 365[…]

Ebay ups its Office 365 bid, moving to E5 communications and analytics

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The Office team announced today that eBay is the latest big tech company to adopt Office 365 Enterprise E5, Microsoft’s top-of-the-line Office 365 plan that includes everything from the familiar Office tools to analytics tools and advanced security features. “eBay joined the Office 365 family of enterprise customers a few years ago, and I’m excited Read more about Ebay ups its Office 365 bid, moving to E5 communications and analytics[…]

Microsoft introduces Visio Online, diagrams in high fidelity from anywhere

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft’s Visio Online is a service that allows users to access their charts, graphs, and diagrams from anywhere on any device. Visio Online began as a public preview in November 2016 and has now reached general availability as Microsoft Visio Online. While you are likely to have a better experience using Microsoft Edge, Visio Online can Read more about Microsoft introduces Visio Online, diagrams in high fidelity from anywhere[…]

Microsoft Teams, set to reach global availability, to celebrate with online event

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft Teams, the company’s new chat-based workspace in Office 365 has been available in public preview since November. Over the past few months, Microsoft introduced several new features such as bots in channels, markdown support and more, and the Redmond giant is now finally ready to make Teams generally available to Office 365 customers. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Indeed, Read more about Microsoft Teams, set to reach global availability, to celebrate with online event[…]

Microsoft Teams throws off preview tag, reaches general availability

Microsoft Teams, the company’s much-talked-about Slack competitor is now generally available to Office 365 commercial customers. The global launch was announced today during a live streamed event from Microsoft headquarters, where the company announced that more than 50,000 different organizations including Accenture, Hendridck Motorsports and Expedia have started using Teams during the public preview. Starting today, Teams Read more about Microsoft Teams throws off preview tag, reaches general availability[…]

J. Walter Thompson sees Microsoft Teams beating its rivals in the team collaboration space

Earlier today, Microsoft announced that its Teams collaboration app was now generally available to Office 365 customers. The new chat-based workspace in Office 365 has been available in preview since November, and more than 50,000 different organizations have already started using it. One of them is J. Walter Thompson, a global marketing communications agency. In a new guest post on Read more about J. Walter Thompson sees Microsoft Teams beating its rivals in the team collaboration space[…]

Our move to Office 365, Teams, and Planner

When we made the switch from WinBeta.org to OnMSFT.com, we needed to move away from our (free) legacy Gmail custom domains setup (yeah, we know – Google, ugh!) to a paid solution, and Office 365 was pretty much a no brainer. For about $5 per user per month, which is what Google charges now for custom domain email, Read more about Our move to Office 365, Teams, and Planner[…]

Microsoft Forms gets more useful for educators with these new updates

www.office.com/setup Blogs: It seems educators are still a major demographic for Microsoft as evident by their continued support and development for classroom use. Today, the Office 365 blog announced that teachers will enjoy three new features available for Microsoft Forms and even a new integration for educators using OneNote. www.office.com/setup Blogs: In an effort to build up Read more about Microsoft Forms gets more useful for educators with these new updates[…]

Microsoft is adding data centers in Africa, now has more regions than any other cloud provider

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form] Microsoft today announced that they are planning to add data centers in Africa, bringing the total number of Microsoft data centers worldwide to 40, which is more than any other cloud provider. Initial availability will come in 2018, and the new centers will Read more about Microsoft is adding data centers in Africa, now has more regions than any other cloud provider[…]

When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: There’s just three months before the already-extended suite goes dark — literally, in the case of Outlook 2007 www.office.com/setup Blogs: Businesses that remain wedded to Office 2007 have just over three months to drop Office 2007’s applications and switch to a newer suite, such as Office 2016. A significant number of organizations will Read more about When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?[…]