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Microsoft Improving SharePoint, OneDrive in Office 365 Update

New Office 365 updates arriving this month will include enhancements to SharePoint, OneDrive and Office Online, Microsoft's browser-based versions of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote applications.

Microsoft, SAP Ink Cloud Integration Deal

In one of their most extensive collaboration efforts, Microsoft and SAP this week announced a broad partnership to integrate Azure and Office 365 with the SAP HANA data platform.

Office 365 Monitoring Comes to Microsoft's Operations Management Suite

Organizations using Microsoft's Operations Management Suite (OMS) can now preview a new capability enabling them to monitor Office 365 accounts.

Microsoft Expands Preview of GigJam Productivity Tool

A new collaboration tool for Office 365 that Microsoft first unveiled at the 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is getting a wider audience.

Microsoft Killing Sunrise App, Adding Office 365 Improvements

Microsoft plans to take down the Sunrise calendar applications for Android and iOS devices on Aug. 31.

Microsoft Releases Office Online Server to MSDN

Office Online Server, Microsoft's successor to Office Web Apps Server 2013, became available to MSDN subscribers on Monday.

Microsoft Bringing Intune Dashboard to Office 365 Portal

To reduce the number of its management dashboards, Microsoft said recently it will move its Intune Service Health mobile management dashboard into its Office 365 management portal.

Skype for Business Hits Preview for Mac, Office 2016 Perks Announced

Microsoft on Tuesday launched an invite-only preview of its Skype for Business product for Mac clients.

Microsoft Makes Yammer 'External Groups' Live

Users of Microsoft's enterprise social networking service can now collaborate with people outside their organizations.

Nadella Hails Office 365 as Key to Microsoft's Platform Growth

During Microsoft's third-quarter earnings call last week, CEO Satya Nadella touted Office 365 as a new cornerstone of Microsoft's embrace-and-extend philosophy that once made Windows the standard for business computing.

Survey: Businesses Keen on Office 365 Despite Some Qualms

Enterprise adoption of Microsoft's Office 365 suite is very high, according to a recent poll of IT decision makers by market researcher Gartner Inc.

Microsoft's 'Project Madeira' Sees Daylight in Public Preview

Microsoft's "Project Madeira," a new, cloud-based business application that's built on the company's Dynamics NAV platform, is now available as a public preview for U.S. organizations.

Microsoft Brings Delve Analytics to Office 365, Updates Outlook

Microsoft this week announced enhancements to its Office suite that leverage some recently acquired technologies aimed at improving users' personal time management.

Does the Cloud Doom Microsoft MSPs?

The shift to cloud services presents huge challenges to managed services providers (MSPs). Industry experts say the successful MSP of the near future looks very different from the successful MSP of the recent past.

Office 365's Social Networking Tool Gets 'Connectors' Feature

Microsoft's Office 365 Groups service will soon have a new "Connectors" feature that will link end users with third-party services and newsfeeds.