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SharePoint 2013, Excel 2013 Previews Get BI Boost

Microsoft on Monday outlined some finer points for organizations wanting to test the business intelligence (BI) capabilities available in the SharePoint 2013 and Excel 2013 previews released last week.

Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013 Previews Released

On the heels of Monday's "customer preview" release of the next version of Office 365, Microsoft this week announced the availability of preview trials of other 2013-branded products, including SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Office Web Apps Server, Project, Visio and Office Professional Plus.

Office, Exchange '15' Coming Early 2013, According To Leaked Roadmap

A few clues about Microsoft's product roadmap for this year and the next were unearthed recently.

Microsoft Boosts BI Reporting for iPad via SharePoint 2010

Those using SharePoint 2010 can now take advantage of Microsoft's improved mobile business intelligence (BI) support strategy for Apple's iPad.

9 Huge Opportunities for Microsoft Partners in 2012

WEB EXCLUSIVE: For many partners, matching their priorities with Microsoft's is a sure-fire way to boost business. Conveniently, Microsoft has just listed its top priority areas -- or "priority workloads" -- for the Microsoft Partner Network. Here they are, along with the related products and competencies for each.

8 Third-Party SharePoint Vendors To Watch

More than 200 partners showcased tools aimed at extending the Microsoft team collaboration platform at its annual SharePoint Conference. Here's a snapshot of eight that caught our eyes.

Microsoft Releases Office 2007, SharePoint 2007 SP3

Microsoft recently released the third and, probably, last service pack for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007.

5 SharePoint Questions with Microsoft's Jared Spataro

Jared Spataro, a senior director of SharePoint product management at Microsoft, explained the nuances of the keynote in an interview during the Anaheim, Calif. conference.

Upcoming SP3 for Office 2007, SharePoint 2007 'Likely Final'

Microsoft announced this week that Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007, expected by year's end or sooner, will be "likely final" for both products.

SharePoint, Third-Party Vendors Get Good Marks in Forrester Survey

This week's sold-out SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, Calif. began with a Microsoft keynote touting the collaboration product's rapid growth. Now, a new survey from analyst firm Forrester Research is drilling down into the reasons for its rise.

SharePoint 2011: Microsoft Promises Major Update to SharePoint Online

Microsoft opened Day 1 of its SharePoint Conference 2011 in Anaheim, Calif. by talking about the upcoming release of the first major update to SharePoint Online.

Study: Microsoft SharePoint Use Is Rising, But So Are Costs

According to a study commissioned by Azaleos Corp., one of Microsoft's top Gold Certified Partners, adoption of Microsoft SharePoint is growing, but its management costs are not decreasing. One reason cited is the lack of trained personnel.

Microsoft Releases Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 SP1

Amid the buzz over Office 365's launch, Microsoft also released the first service packs (SP1) for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 on Tuesday.

Tech-Ed: SP1 of Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 Coming June

Microsoft will release the first service pack (SP1) for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 by the end of June, the company announced today at the Tech-Ed 2011 conference.

Top 10 Microsoft Products: Partners Rate What's Most Important

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Which components of Microsoft's 350-strong product portfolio are the most important to its partners' businesses? To find the answer, we asked the partners themselves -- over 500 of them -- to pick the 10 they and their customers can't go without.