RCP Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.

Microsoft Office


Microsoft Leans on Cloud Business in Q3 Earnings

Microsoft's third-quarter financial report on Thursday was a mixed bag, with sliding hardware sales being offset by a strong showing from the company's cloud business.

Microsoft Starts Rollout of Outlook Customer Manager for Office 365

Business Premium subscribers of Office 365 began receiving the new Outlook Customer Manager feature on Monday, according to a Microsoft announcement.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Public CDN for SharePoint

The Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network (CDN) is now generally available, enabling organizations to speed up the performance of their SharePoint Online sites for end users.

Major Policy Changes Coming to Office 365 ProPlus This Fall

Starting in September, Microsoft will implement several new changes that will affect how its Office products get updated.

Microsoft Adding Outlook Groups to Mac, iOS and Android

Support for the Groups feature in Outlook arrive "in the coming weeks" for Mac, iOS and Android device users, Microsoft said Tuesday.

Microsoft Replaces Wunderlist with New 'To-Do' App

Microsoft this week released a preview of a new Office 365 application called "To-Do," which the company is positioning as the successor of its Wunderlist task management application.

Survey Maps Landscape of SharePoint Environments

A recent survey that aims to determine the makeup of SharePoint deployments -- and the extent to which organizations plan to maintain them -- confirms what many observers have long preached: Hybrid deployments are poised to become the new normal.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Features for Flow, PowerApps

Microsoft this week updated its PowerApps and Tools, as well as described some improvements still in the works.

SharePoint Online, OneDrive Get Expanded Character Support

Microsoft's SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business applications will be able to support two additional characters in file and folder names this year, Microsoft said recently.

Microsoft Adds Retention, Label and Restore Controls to Office 365 Groups

Microsoft last week added three new management tools to its Office 365 Groups service.

Microsoft Deprecating SharePoint Access Services this Summer

Starting in June, Microsoft will begin to phase out SharePoint Online's Access Services.

Office 365 Updates Include Microsoft Graph Reporting APIs, Kiosk Features

A slew of new capabilities are rolling out to Office 365 subscribers this month, including a preview of Microsoft Graph reporting APIs.

Office 365-Branded Security Tools Hit General Availability

Microsoft on Tuesday released a number of Office 356 security products, including the Advanced Data Governance solution and the Threat Intelligence service.

Polycom Gives Microsoft a Bridge Between Skype and Cisco

Polycom, a maker of video conferencing solutions and a major collaborator with Microsoft in the unified communications (UC) space, this week unveiled a new solution that promises to widen the reach of Microsoft's Skype for Business product.

Microsoft Bolsters Skype with New Cloud PBX Features

Microsoft began to roll out two new features to its Skype for Business service this week: "Auto Attendant" and "Call Queues."