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Review: Office 365 turns up the heat

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Latest blend of Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync servers in the cloud combines an excellent feature set with easier setup and management...
Review: Office 365 turns up the heat

Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

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Aaron Levie grew up in Microsoft's backyard. Today, Box's young CEO faces a strange problem with Microsoft. Redmond is Box's biggest competitor AND one its most important partners. Box's mainstay is a secure file-sharing and collaboration product. One of Microsoft's key products is SharePoint, which is, yes, a file-sharing and...
Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

Jive Software adds integration tool for its enterprise social platform

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Jive Software has released an add-on to its enterprise social networking (ESN) software that automates and simplifies the process of integrating Jive's suite with third-party systems.The add-on is based on technology Jive acquired when it bought a company called StreamOnce. At launch, the StreamOnce add-on links Jive's ESN suite...
Jive Software adds integration tool for its enterprise social platform

Productivity Porn: 8 key steps to going paperless

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Photo via Chris Tolworthy I love paper. I hate paper. Independent of format, print or digital, what I want is information at my fingertips when I need it, wherever I am. I want instant capture of ideas, to-do’s and notes (which for me still requires paper) but I want that...
Productivity Porn: 8 key steps to going paperless

Wishing For MS Office This Christmas? Few Have Been That Good

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Microsoft said Thursday that its latest Office suite has been released to manufacturing, although consumers won't find it under their Christmas tree. In fact, the timing of the Office release will be spread out over at least two months, which Microsoft said was necessary to allow various market segments to...
Wishing For MS Office This Christmas? Few Have Been That Good

Social Collaboration Platform For Students Wiggio Hits 1M Users, Launches Paid Version

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Wiggio, an online collaboration service designed for students, has been flying under the radar since raising $2.1 million in funding back in spring of 2010. The company has been slowly and steadily growing its user base, and now reaches over 2,000 universities and 120,000 students groups around the world, as well as...
Social Collaboration Platform For Students Wiggio Hits 1M Users, Launches Paid Version

All-new Hotmail to take on Gmail next Monday

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Today, Microsoft unveiled its response to the rise of Google Docs for word processing, spreadsheets, and sharing, in the form of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. Next week, Microsoft will unleash a new version of its category-leading Hotmail email service that carries the fight against Google from corporate IT departments onto...
All-new Hotmail to take on Gmail next Monday
Yammer rival Tibbr goes all in on mobile with new iOS, Android, & BlackBerry apps

Citrix links cloud-based storage to SharePoint and Azure

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Citrix Systems is making its cloud-based storage service ShareFile more Microsoft-friendly with SharePoint integration and the ability to store data on Azure. Services for storing and sharing content in the cloud started in the consumer sector, but more enterprises are now adopting rather than blocking them. Citrix saw this...
Citrix links cloud-based storage to SharePoint and Azure

Epson announces photo scanners with scan-to-cloud

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Epson today announced two additions to its line of Perfection scanners, the Epson Perfection V37 and V370. The two new scanners offer 4800x9600 dpi optical resolution and integrate scan-to-cloud capabilities, allowing them to scan, access, organize, and share documents through services like Google Docs, MS SharePoint, Evernote, and other services.......
Epson announces photo scanners with scan-to-cloud

Microsoft ups storage quotas, slashes add-on storage pricing for SharePoint Online

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Microsoft is tweaking SharePoint Online storage quotas and pricing for enterprise users of its hosted service....
Microsoft ups storage quotas, slashes add-on storage pricing for SharePoint Online

Microsoft's Office Chief Sure Seems To Like The iPad (MSFT, AAPL)

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So is Microsoft bringing Office to the iPad or not? At a conference for investors on Wednesday, the Microsoft executive in charge of Office dodged the question, as you'd expect. But he didn't slam the iPad and talk up Microsoft's upcoming tablets instead. Not at all. In fact, he...
Microsoft's Office Chief Sure Seems To Like The iPad (MSFT, AAPL)

Dell Is On the Acquisition Prowl Again, Now Looking at Quest Software

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Those always-chatty bankers are at it again. Today they’ve told Bloomberg News that Dell is one of several companies in talks to acquires Quest Software. I’ve never heard of Quest Software, but its a 25-year old company that last year it reported $857 million in sales and a $44 million...
Dell Is On the Acquisition Prowl Again, Now Looking at Quest Software

Amazon takes another step to suck up more enterprise data

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Face it, for all the drama around Microsoft’s recent travails, it owns a good chunk of today’s enterprise. I would wager even most Google Apps shop also run Microsoft Office, for example. And then there’s the tons of corporate data living in Windows-centric IT shops– in SQL Server and SharePoint....
Amazon takes another step to suck up more enterprise data
Searching for document hidden in multiple clouds? Simplexo wants to help you with that

Google Acquires Docverse To Further Office Arms Race

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Google will acquire Docverse, a service that lets users collaborate around Microsoft Office documents, we wrote last December. Today that deal has closed and will be announced by the companies. They are not disclosing the acquisition price, but our source last year said it would be in the $25 million...
Google Acquires Docverse To Further Office Arms Race
Microsoft launches Office 365 for businesses, starting at $12/month per user

Microsoft Office 2013 Pro released to the masses, Office 365 updated

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The new Outlook Web Access in Office 365 for Business. Sean Gallagher Today Microsoft announced the general availability of all of the software and services related to its Office 2013 platform. This includes the Professional and Pro Plus versions of the Office client suite as well as on-premises and...
Microsoft Office 2013 Pro released to the masses, Office 365 updated

Microsoft's expanded role for Yammer hints at key future for the social product inside of Office

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Today Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet revealed buried text in a Microsoft announcement that detailed stronger integration between SkyDrive, Yammer, and Office Web Apps. To wit, here is Microsoft: SkyDrive Pro [...] Yammer is implementing it as the underlying platform for file storage. In addition, Yammer is enhancing the ability...
Microsoft's expanded role for Yammer hints at key future for the social product inside of Office

Amazon floats Windows Server 2012 into AWS cloud

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Amazon Web Services announced today that it will now offer virtual Windows 2012 server instances as part of its Enterprise Compute Cloud (EC2) service. Amazon Web Services' Windows team General Manager Tom Rizzo—who until this June was Microsoft's Senior Director for the Office and Office 365 teams, and had previously...
Amazon floats Windows Server 2012 into AWS cloud

US Department of Defense signs three-year, $617 million Windows 8 licensing deal

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Despite some launch hiccups with Windows 8 and its related devices, Microsoft has received a smashing bit of news in the form of a new $617 million licensing agreement that will bring the fledgeling OS to 75 percent of US DoD personnel. The deal also includes Office 2013 and...
US Department of Defense signs three-year, $617 million Windows 8 licensing deal

Microsoft, Yammer and the land grab: Social enterprise lunacy

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Microsoft may be spending more than $1 billion on a social UI for SharePoint. Couldn’t one of Microsoft’s many skunkworks teams build something similar?...
Microsoft, Yammer and the land grab: Social enterprise lunacy

Getting the Most out of a New SharePoint Deployment

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Christian Buckely of Axceler provides some insights on deploying a SharePoint system in your organization, namely what to avoid, for overall collaboration software success. In “Where Not to Begin with SharePoint,” Buckely advises to bypass automating Human Resources activities if you’re looking for big innovation. While automating expense reports or...
Getting the Most out of a New SharePoint Deployment
Women Collaborating With Social Media More Than Men [Infographic]

New SharePoint development model triggers hopes, questions

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SharePoint's new application development model has piqued the interest of ISVs and enterprise developers who create applications for Microsoft's enterprise collaboration server....
New SharePoint development model triggers hopes, questions

Office 2010: Desktop Heavyweight, Online Weakling

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At an event this morning in New York, Microsoft is formally launching Office 2010, its accompanying Office Web Apps, and the SharePoint 2010 collaborative platform. The hoopla today is aimed at business customers–consumers won’t be able to buy Office in retail stores or get it preinstalled on PCs until June...
Office 2010: Desktop Heavyweight, Online Weakling

'Wordplay' app for iPhone puts new twist on familiar game

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A Seattle startup founded by two former Microsoft engineers is jumping into ultra-competitive the market for turn-based social games, but with a different take on the genre. The new iPhone app, called Wordplay, feels like a combination of Scrabble, Tetris and a slot machine — letting gamers play multiple words...
'Wordplay' app for iPhone puts new twist on familiar game

Windows 8 Is on the Way, so is SharePoint 2012

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During the entire Windows Vista fiasco, Microsoft kept a team of developers locked away working on Windows 8. Brief glimpses were released in the summer of 2011 and reception has, so far, been positive. Along with Windows 8, Microsoft has been working on SharePoint 2012. While expectations for Windows 8...
Windows 8 Is on the Way, so is SharePoint 2012
David Sacks Should Be Microsoft's Next CEO (MSFT)

Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lawrence Coburn, the CEO of DoubleDutch, creators of Pride, a free, mobile only, collaboration app for business teams.  Try it here. Our nascent industry’s fastest growing, best capitalized, and highest profile startup is apparently getting absorbed by Microsoft for over $1B. While...
Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment
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