Microsoft quietly has made a change to its Home Use Program (HUP) for its Software Assurance business customers. As some had expected when the company began revamping the HUP benefit earlier this year, Microsoft is dropping the ability to buy the non-subscription version of Office for a steeply discounted price. Microsoft instead is offering HUP customers the ability to buy Office 365 Home or Personal at a discount for home use. Read More
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Though Microsoft has added new features to Office 365 — replacing some SharePoint functions — many businesses still choose to cling to the legacy system.
Microsoft says that several changes designed to make Office 365 licensing technology more reliable for subscription-based Office clients will be rolled out during August. Read More
Microsoft has reversed an earlier position and now plans to support the use of Office 365 ProPlus on Windows Server 2019, even for organizations using it in virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) scenarios. Read More
Microsoft is adding a new secured storage area to OneDrive where users can store more sensitive files. The new OneDrive Personal Vault feature will be protected by an additional step of identity verification, such as a PIN, fingerprint / facial authentication, or a two-factor authentication (2FA) code. Read More
Microsoft is leaning in on the power of artificial intelligence to help Office 365 subscribers create beautiful PowerPoint slides.
Most executives would probably say digital transformation is imperative. But they might be hard pressed to cite an example of a successful digital transformation. Read More
Microsoft unveiled several Office 365 improvements recently, including a new Windows desktop release, as well as improved setup and branding capabilities. Read More
This morning marks the start of Microsoft’s annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, and the Seattle company wasted no time detailing the features heading to Microsoft 365, its lineup of productivity-focused, cloud-hosted software and subscription services. Customers can expect new SharePoint landing pages for their organizations, along with chatbot-like question-and-answer tool in Yammer and faster OneDrive file syncing. Read More
Last month, Microsoft made some improvements to Office 365 ProPlus, including default 64-bit installations on Windows, an in-place upgrade tool, and default inclusion of Teams for businesses deploying the suite of apps.