Microsoft 365 (Office 365) is a widely used cloud-based package with over a million companies worldwide using its production capabilities. By 2020, over 700,000 companies in the United States alone were using Office suite software. Read More
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Microsoft has launched its first Azure Orbital “ground station as a service” units, the company announced this week, starting with its own datacenter in Quincy, Wash. Read More
Microsoft announced on Thursday that it has started delivery of its Windows Release Health service component within the Microsoft 365 Admin Center portal.
Formerly Office 365, Microsoft 365 is a comprehensive tool with multiple applications to aid your business. Office 365 for small businesses has been, and continues as Microsoft 365 to be, a complete service that makes it easy to collaborate on projects, store data, configure your IT infrastructure, and more. Read More
Microsoft is continuing to pour billions into building and equipping new data centers across the U.S as demand for Microsoft Azure solutions and its cloud services soars.
Microsoft has unveiled plans to spend $200 million in building two data centers just outside Chicago at a former AT&T campus. Each data center at the 53-acre site will be around 200,000 square feet and expected to become operational in 2022. Read More
You’ve likely heard of Microsoft Office, which consists of workplace applications, including the widely used Microsoft Word program.
What you may not realize is that Word and other Office programs — Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote — are also a part of Microsoft 365. Read More
The past year has confirmed that a digital-first strategy is not just a trend, but the new standard for business moving forward. What business calls “digital life” is just life for most people, as is the expectation that organizations will keep up with the accelerating volume of data and pace of change while protecting sensitive information. As data becomes more accessible for analysis, risk of accidental oversharing or misuse of business-critical information increases. It is more important than ever to answer the questions: “How secure is my data in the cloud? What end-to-end protection is available to prevent my sensitive data from leaking?” Read More
A bunch of Microsoft 365 news bits were announced this week.
Of interest to IT pros, Microsoft is converging its OneDrive and SharePoint Admin Center management portals, with a consolidated portal expected to arrive for Microsoft 365 subscribers “through February,” per a Tuesday Microsoft announcement. Read More
Microsoft’s Azure cloud for hosting web sites and applications will replace the Office productivity software as the company’s largest source of revenue at some point in 2022, Piper Sandler analyst Brent Bracelin predicts.
It would be a striking milestone, underscoring Microsoft’s successful transition from on-premises software to cloud-based services since Satya Nadella took over from Steve Ballmer in 2014. Read More
Cloud Computing services have grown to become a necessity for businesses quicker than anybody had expected. Microsoft’s Azure is a popular cloud-based service which offers hybrid compatibility that has become the preferred choice among top-tier IT companies. Read More