Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business

After stumbling twice with offering productivity applications as a service, Microsoft Corp. is finally giving what those who dream of in a cloud service have always wanted: a full-featured Office 365. The company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Howard Solomon

FAST search service from Toronto firm competes with Amazon

A Toronto-based IT consultant firm is now offering a cloud-based enterprise search product based on Microsoft Corp.’s FAST Search Server 2010 for Sharepoint.ACIS Consulting Inc. has launched CloudSearchPortal.com to offer its fully managed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Social networking potential remains untapped inside businesses

Although companies have been urged to adopt "Web 2.0" and social technologies for years now, the truth is that relatively few have done so internally in any serious way -- and use inside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2011 Robert Scheier

Office 365 offers great value compared to on-premises alternative

Microsoft has officially launched Office 365--the new cloud-based subscription productivity suite. Inevitably, there are a myriad of head-to-head comparisons and face-offs with the rival Google Apps platform, but those are only valuable for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Microsoft Office 365: weak points to expect at launch

Microsoft Corp. is all but sure to launch the full version of Office 365 tomorrow and the online version will fall short of its on-premises cousin in several ways, according to an independent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

5 ways to keep SharePoint content private

From its humble beginnings as a repository for Office documents to its current role as a hulking enterprise-wide information portal, Microsoft's SharePoint Server suite has always been about content.SharePoint's vast feature set now

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

SharePoint collaboration and deeper business integration for BlackBerry

In an enterprise-oriented road map for its BlackBerry smartphone platform, RIM (Research in Motion) is planning a BlackBerry client for Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration platform as well as middleware capabilities for enterprise application integration

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2011 Paul Krill

Windows Live Writer 11 offers solid, free blogging tool

Windows Live Writer 11 (free) fills a product niche I didn't know existed: Offline blog post production tool. The program is, in essence, a light word processor and design app you can use

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2010 Andrew Brandt

Windows Phone 7 trump cards: Office and Sharepoint

Microsoft officials are exuding excitement over their prospects in the smartphone industry with the launch of Windows Phone 7. That's partly because the company knows exactly what previous versions of their mobile operating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 1st, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Brampton’s Web page update more than just a digital facelift

When the City of Brampton decided to revamp its Intranet and Internet portals, the growing Ontario municipality was dead set on making sure improvements weren't just skin deep.City planners and technology decision makers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

20 free or cheap tools make online collaboration a breeze

Collaboration is a key component to success in today's business world. Workforces are increasingly dispersed, with remote workers, offshore contractors and global partnerships making the job of coordinating your team's work harder than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2010 Logan Kugler

10 Office 2010 features that businesses will love

Although much of the hype around Office 2010 has focused on how the product integrates with other Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint 2010 and Windows 7, most users won't care about those capabilities

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Frank J. Ohlhorst

Office 2010 ‘cements Microsoft’s supremacy’ in productivity suites market

Canadian businesses overwhelmingly plan to upgrade to either Microsoft Office 2010 or 2007 by the end of 2011, and some will complement licences of the office suite with less expensive or free alternatives,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Lots of nifty new features in Microsoft Office 2010

Everyone is still reeling from the recession, and cash is tight--not, perhaps, the best time for Microsoft to launch a new version of its ubiquitous Office productivity suite. Nevertheless, with Office 2010, Microsoft

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 11th, 2010 Yardena Arar