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Metalogix's Idera Buy Bears Fruit with SharePoint Backup Tool

Four months after acquiring Idera's SharePoint business, Metalogix this week released its first backup and recovery tool designed solely for protecting SharePoint environments.

SharePoint's Path to the Cloud Is Not a Straight Shot

Few dispute that SharePoint in the cloud is the future. The challenge for partners and customers is determining the best path to get there.

Microsoft Adding Touch Improvements to SharePoint Online

Microsoft will roll out new touch improvements to SharePoint Online, particularly for SkyDrive Pro and SharePoint Sites, over "the next few weeks," the company said on Tuesday.

Microsoft Rights Management Service Hits General Availability

Previously available as part of Office 365, Microsoft's Rights Management Service (RMS) is now available commercially, including for premises-based installations.

Metalogix Buys Idera's SharePoint Business

Two months after acquiring Axceler's SharePoint tools business, major Microsoft ISV Metalogix last week said it has acquired Idera's SharePoint arm for an undisclosed amount.

SharePoint Online Shows Slow Growth Among Enterprises

A recent Forrester Research survey indicates that most enterprises are choosing to forgo Microsoft's cloud-based SharePoint Online service, and are instead using SharePoint Server 2010.

Gartner: Microsoft's SharePoint Plans Could Lead to Product Split

Research firm Gartner advised organizations to prepare for fundamental changes to SharePoint stemming from Microsoft's product development efforts on the cloud side.

Microsoft Boosts SharePoint Online File-Upload Capabilities

Microsoft on Thursday announced file-upload improvements to its SharePoint Online service, echoing recent improvements to SkyDrive Pro.

Metalogix Buys Axceler, Gives SharePoint Partners Larger Bag of Tools

The acquisition of Axceler's primary assets by Metalogix brings creates one of the largest independent ISVs focused on Microsoft's SharePoint platform.

SP2 for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office Web Apps Released

Microsoft announced the availability of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office Web Apps on Tuesday.

One Year After Acquisition, Microsoft Touts Yammer's Growth

To mark the one-year milestone of its acquisition of Yammer, Microsoft on Tuesday detailed its plans for the social networking application, as well as its progress so far.

Microsoft Readies Users for New SharePoint Online Updates

Current users of SharePoint Online will be able to upgrade to the new release "soon," according to a post on Microsoft's SharePoint team blog.

Office 2010 SP2 and SharePoint 2010 SP2 Betas Released

Betas of Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and SharePoint 2010 SP2 are now available for testing, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Details Plans To Integrate Yammer with Office 365, SharePoint

Microsoft's plans for enterprise social networking will increasingly revolve around Yammer, with improvements rolling out this year, according to a Microsoft executive.

Gartner to Orgs: Skip SharePoint, Go with Yammer for Enterprise Social

Organizations that are "Microsoft shops" and trying to decide between Yammer or SharePoint for social networking should choose Yammer, research firm Gartner advised in a webinar Thursday.