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Microsoft Swaps Office 365's Service 'Branches' for 'Channels'

Microsoft is changing how it describes Office 365 client updates.

Study: Orgs Favor On-Prem SharePoint over SharePoint Online

Most organizations used the on-premises SharePoint Server in 2015 instead of SharePoint Online, which is part of Microsoft's Office 365 cloud suite, according to an industry study.

Microsoft Broadens Yammer's Audience with Office 365 Push

Microsoft is starting to roll out its Yammer social networking service to more users with qualifying Office 365 subscriptions, the company announced Tuesday.

Microsoft's Q2 Financials: Cloud Up, Windows Down

Microsoft posted growth in its cloud business, mixed results on the productivity and business processes business, and declines in the unit that includes Windows OEM revenues and devices in its second-quarter results reported Thursday.

Microsoft Boosts Office Online Integration with Outside Cloud Services

Users of Microsoft's Office Online service can now co-author files in real time even if those files are stored in third-party cloud storage services like Box, Citrix ShareFile, Dropbox and Egnyte.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Planner Preview

Microsoft on Monday announced the preview release of its Office 365 Planner solution to "first release" beta testers.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Features to Office 365 Groups

Users of Microsoft's Office 365 Groups service will see some new feature updates this month, including administrative controls for IT pros.

Office 365 'Lockbox' Feature Coming Next Month

Microsoft is readying a new solution aimed at increasing Office 365's compliance and security capabilities.

Microsoft Launches 'Insider' Program for Office 2016

In a bid to mimic the success of the Windows Insider program for testing pre-release builds of Windows 10, Microsoft on Friday launched a similar program for Office 2016.

Microsoft Updates Office 365 Admin Center

Microsoft on Wednesday announced some new improvements to its Office 365 Admin Center, which is still in preview.

Microsoft Updates Office Across Multiple Platforms

Microsoft is rolling out updates to several of its Office versions throughout November.

Google Incents Partners To Nab Office 365 Customers

Google is calling on its 13,000 partners to convince midsized enterprises to give Google Apps a try.

Microsoft Tries To Clear Office 2016 Confusion in Q&A

Microsoft published a Q&A this week aimed at answering some common questions about the newly released Office 2016, which can seem confusing for those trying to access it.

Microsoft Acquires Partner Apps for Office 365

Microsoft on Monday announced that it has acquired project and portfolio management (PPM) apps from two of its partners, Sensei Project Solutions Inc. and Projectum ApS.

Microsoft Q&A: Defining Lanes for Partners, OBC and MCS

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Microsoft Onboarding Center (OBC) has been controversial with partners since it was unveiled as a way to help customers migrate mailboxes to Office 365. The current iteration goes further, with Microsoft employees migrating data and branching out to other products. A Q&A with senior Microsoft exec John Case.