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Office 365 news roundup

“Knowledge is power.” So said English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon. Recently, Microsoft took several key steps to give admins more knowledge about Office 365 and more power to manage those services in support of users. First, we announced the new Office 365 admin center, which makes it faster, easier and more efficient to manage Office

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Expanding the reach of Skype for Business meetings and voice services in Office 365

Three months ago, we launched Skype for Business Cloud PBX, Meeting Broadcast and PSTN services to provide a complete meetings and voice experience in Office 365. Already, thousands of Office 365 customers are using these services, and many more are trialing them. Today, we’re announcing our first major geographic expansion of these services; new support for hybrid

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February Office 365 updates

February has been another busy month for releases across our Office clients on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. There are a number of exciting new capabilities in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In addition, we released the first cumulative feature update since the initial September release of the Office 2016 apps—otherwise known as the “Deferred

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How to Avoid Potentially Unwanted Programs

Fending off malware is more than a full-time job. Those who work in cybersecurity have their hands full patching vulnerabilities, cleaning infected machines, gathering threat intelligence, or training users on best practices. So having to worry about PUPs on top of it all can probably feel overwhelming—or at the very least a little annoying.  That’s

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SharePoint Server 2016 and Project Server 2016 Release Candidate available

Building on our announcement of SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 in November, we’re pleased to announce the availability of SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC). SharePoint Server 2016 RC is mostly feature complete and represents an important milestone for customers and partners looking to deploy and evaluate SharePoint Server 2016 before general availability in Spring

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Office 365 brings significant new value to business customers worldwide

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of several new Office 365 communications services designed to modernize voice, video, and meeting experiences, while saving companies substantial costs in their communication infrastructure. Organizations can now replace their legacy meeting and phone systems with innovative services built on the familiar Skype for Business experience, all naturally

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Introducing Office 365 Planner

We are excited to introduce a brand new experience in Office 365—Office 365 Planner, which offers people a simple and highly visual way to organize teamwork. Planner makes it easy for your team to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat about what you’re working on, and get updates on progress. Planner

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The new Office is here

It’s here! Today is the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows. This marks a milestone in delivering new value for Office 365 subscribers with a focus on collaboration, apps that work for you, a perfect pairing with Windows 10, and security features businesses will love. It also marks a new model for delivery, where

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