Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection helps Georgia State University stay on top of malware

www.office.com/setup – Georgia State University is combatting an increase of malware attacks with the use of Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection. www.office.com/setup – The guest post written by Ren Flot on the Office 365 blog explains their the email security software protects more than 55,000 students and at least 6,000 staff. www.office.com/setup – Ren is the chief information Read more about Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection helps Georgia State University stay on top of malware[…]

Microsoft Graph updated to power new personalized Delve Office 365 search

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft announced today the roll out of a new personalized search experience within Office Delve as well as several Microsoft Graph improvements for Office 365 customers. These new features are all about leveraging artificial intelligence to provide a more personalized experience across the productivity suite, but Microsoft added that it also has to keep up with usage growth. “Specific to Read more about Microsoft Graph updated to power new personalized Delve Office 365 search[…]

Microsoft to offer business-in-a-box services across Africa in partnership with Liquid Telecom

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft East Africa and pan-African data, voice and IP provider Liquid Telecom have announced a new partnership to develop the access and use of cloud services across the continent (via TechTrendsKE). By combining Liquid Telecom’s large network and Microsoft’s cloud offerings such as Office 365 and Azure, both companies plan to improve the development of SMBs and Read more about Microsoft to offer business-in-a-box services across Africa in partnership with Liquid Telecom[…]

SharePoint roadmap will be unveiled at its Virtual Summit in May

With over 85 million active users on Office 365, Microsoft’s online events have become a popular way to inform and share with the global user base. Even SharePoint, the document management app integration, has its own. At the SharePoint Virtual Summit announced today, Microsoft intends to go in depth on creating a connected space between people and content, Read more about SharePoint roadmap will be unveiled at its Virtual Summit in May[…]

Skype for Business gets new Online Call Analytics, more

Over the past six months, Microsoft has been hard at work attempting to make Skype for Business a great communications platform for Office 365 customers. Among the Skype, teams highlighted efforts is the services PSTN conferencing expanded to more than 90 countries (with dial-out to 180 countries), and a Skype for Business client was also released on MacOS. However, Read more about Skype for Business gets new Online Call Analytics, more[…]

Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience

Office Insiders on iOS will notice the newer Version 2.6 (17100100) rolling out with its latest preview. The October 2017 feature update is looking to encourage the use of inking with more variety and effects for their users. For Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, iOS Office Insiders now have a set of personalized pens and Read more about Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience[…]

Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Since Microsoft launched the Windows Insider Program back in Fall 2014, the company has become really serious about listening to feedback from its most enthusiastic customers. The Redmond giant also counts many early adopters in its ranks, and the company has several internal testing rings for volunteers willing to “dogfood” Windows 10 builds before they roll out to Read more about Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite[…]

Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)

Surface Laptop owners are taking their devices for a spin after a month of pre-order waiting and some are finding the experience a bit different than devices running good ol’ Windows 10. Despite the volley of warnings from Microsoft about Windows 10 S and its reason for being, old school Windows users are running into a few Read more about Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)[…]

What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more

Microsoft’s Office team seemed pretty busy in the month of June as it broadly released Microsoft Teams, offered up Office 365 security protection and compliance updates as well as making their Stream service generally available. Fortunately, every month the Office team compiles a list of all the updates issued in a month and publishes them as a record Read more about What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more[…]

Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”

Last week, Microsoft released a significant update for its Teams collaboration app, rolling out new classroom experiences for Office 365 Education customers. In addition, several popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box are now supported in Teams, which is great for companies that don’t put all their eggs in the Office 365/OneDrive basket. Read more about Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”[…]