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Office 365: Looking Back 6 Months


Office 365 LogoOffice 365 destroyed Google Apps in market share. The year started with the 2010 products upgraded to 2013, storage increases, and a myriad of other stories. On the way, Office 365 brought unprecedented productivity and security to customers and a nearly $2 billion business for Microsoft. The following is a chronological list of Office 365 articles over the last 6 months:

Top 10 countdown of Windows 8, Office 2013 tips for 2013 TechTarget

7 Mistakes Microsoft Made In 2013 InformationWeek

A Look Back: Yammer, Office 365, Mobile Dominate SharePoint in CMSWire

Not always straightforward to calculate the costs of moving on Windows IT Pro (blog)

We All Had Our Heads in the Clouds in 2013 Windows IT Pro

2013 saw Office go subscription, does 2014 hold the same for WinBeta

Washburn email: Sun Java to Office 365 Washburn Review

CIAOPS: Handy office 365 eBooks and Quick reference guides Robert Crane

Microsoft Broadens Office 365 Plan Switching Redmondmag.com

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): University Of Colorado US Trade Voice

University of Colorado Health looks to Office 365 to improve Wall Street Journal

What Microsoft did right and wrong in 2013 Network World

Office 365 bug allows hackers to steal credentials | ZDNet

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Admin Apps for Android, iOS MSPmentor

Meinhardt Group leverages Office 365 to improve productivity MIS Asia

Agile IT Helps Large Labor Union Increase Efficiency, Productivity IT Business Net

Media practitioners receive ICT training on usage skills BusinessDay

Power BI Gets Data Sourcing and Search Updates Redmondmag.com

Tools That Soothe Enterprise Email Pain InformationWeek

NextPlane Delivers Important Office 365 Federation UCStrategies

Erasmus Hogeschool Is Education Empowered Through Office 365 Microsoft Education Team

Office 365: a kind of dogfood environment for on-premises Exchange WindowsItPro (subscription) (blog)

Add Yammer To The Office 365 Global Navigation Bar – MessageOps MessageOpsAdmin

Why one school district chose Office 365 over Google Apps for CITEworld

Microsoft urges partners to unify Dynamics GP 2013, Office 365 with MSDynamicsWorld.com

African students get Office 365 for free IT News Africa

SkyDrive or SkyDrive Pro? Cut through the confusion InfoWorld (blog)

With ‘cloud’ suites, Microsoft to take Hong Kong by storm South China Morning Post

Identity-theft vulnerability fixed in Microsoft Office 365, says security Network World

Concept Searching Launches Survey on SharePoint and Office 365 HispanicBusiness.com

Microsoft Corporation : Peel District School Board gives Office 365 4-traders (press release)

SaaS successes propel cloud-first philosophy at University of Miami TechTarget

Microsoft promises encryption overhaul to tackle spying concerns V3.co.uk

Microsoft Makes Good on Promise, Launches Student Advantage for WindowsItPro (subscription)

Telenor Denmark offers 2 years of Office 365 with Fri+ Telecompaper (subscription)

Transitioning to Office 365 Enables Small Business to Control Costs DigitalJournal.com

Wave 15 Office 365 admin interface unifies applications but lacks WindowsItPro (subscription) (blog)

10+ things you should know before buying Office 365 TechRepublic (blog)

Microsoft Office 2013 will be getting its first big update BIT

GAA in strategic agreement with Microsoft Ireland Businessandleadership.com

Microsoft Bringing E-Mail Encryption to Office 365 in 2014 Redmond Channel Partner

How Microsoft Office will automatically extract useful info from your TechRadar UK

Office 365 gets mobile admin tools ITWorld Canada

Microsoft Message Encryption Will Arrive By Early 2014 Headlines & Global News

Admins can keep an eye on Office 365 via Windows Phone 8 app IDG News Service

Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 Scheduled for Early 2014 Windows IT Pro

Dalma Energy deploys first Microsoft Office 365 Hybrid Cloud in Oman Zawya (registration)

Second-year student email will move to Office 365 over winter break Iowa Now

Outages Reported for Windows Azure, Office 365 and Outlook.com Redmondmag.com

SkyKick Launches Public Folder Migration Automation to Help Consumer Electronics Net

Accelerating the Delivery Microsoft Office 365 CIO

Microsoft Rights Management Service Now Available Redmondmag.com

Yammer Enterprise in Office 365 Enterprise, First Take: Deeper ZDNet

New updates made available by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ USTrade Voice

Poundland moves from Windows XP to Windows 7 and picks Office V3.co.uk

Pflugerville Independent School District Streamlines Account DigitalJournal.com

Perspective: What’s Microsoft’s Office Web Apps strategy? Computerworld

Office 365 Enterprise Gets Yammered eWeek

Get It Done Day and Office 365 help balance life’s demands Consumer Electronics Net

Microsoft Introduces ‘Co-Authoring’ to Office 365 Suite NASDAQ

Vodafone adds Office 365 to its growing product suite Techday NZ

Gartner Gives Advice on Negotiating Office 365 Contracts Redmond Channel Partner

Windows 8.1 and Office 365 offered free to non-profits ITProPortal

BNSF Railway stays on Microsoft’s track as it moves to the cloud Computerworld

Can Google Apps Unseat Microsoft in the Enterprise? Enterprise Apps Today

Microsoft to provide Office 365 free for Croatian schools Telecompaper (subscription)

Comparing Office 365 numbers to the total Exchange installed base WindowsItPro (subscription) (blog)

Microsoft offers industry templates, special pricing for Dynamics CRM ITworld.com

Office 365 boosts collaboration and productivity at Aston Martin The Guardian

Microsoft gives 4 million Brazilian students a free copy of Office 365 WinBeta

Microsoft offers Office 365 free for Sao Paulo students Telecompaper (subscription)

Cloud services enable PR firm to stay connected from any location The Guardian

Engineering firm supports growth with cloud-based solution The Guardian

Microsoft Office 365 Mobile Updates Cap Off a Busy Month eWeek

Google Apps, Once a Leader, Faces Growing Cloud App Rivals CIO

Game over: Microsoft Office is killing Google Apps and anemic iWorks Computerworld (blog)

Microsoft Office Still Tops for Productivity, Forrester Finds Top Tech News

Google Apps, once a leader, falls behind cloud app rivals Computerworld

Microsoft reveals operational security methodology ComputerWeekly.com

iWork for iCloud vs. Office 365: Which Cloud Productivity Suite Wins? BusinessNewsDaily

Apple and Google aren’t crushing Microsoft’s Office — yet The Motley Fool

Microsoft’s Phone Sales May Be Low, But Its Cloud Revenue Is Up Wired

Office 365 Home Premium subscribers double to 2 million in… The Verge

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Microsoft’s Powerful Plans Spell Seeking Alpha

Google Or Microsoft? Army Users Get Choice InformationWeek

Apple’s decision to make iWork free is ‘an attempt to play catch up’ to WinBeta

Microsoft Scores Big Office 365 Customer Win: MetLife Talkin’ Cloud

Microsoft Office still clear leader in office productivity suites FierceCIO

Johnson Controls Selects Office 365 to Improve Internal ThomasNet News (press release)

Microsoft Office is still king of the castle TechEye

Microsoft Will Introduce Office for iPad Small Business Trends

Microsoft Office Mobile now Available for the iPhone Midsize Insider

AIIM Research Indicates SharePoint Has a “Cloudy” Future DigitalJournal.com

Microsoft rolls out 50GB mailboxes for Exchange Online, Office 365 ZDNet

Office Mobile for Android Launches in 14 Asian Markets Wall Street Journal

Office 365 Migration Offer Helps Larger Businesses Save Even More DigitalJournal.com

Seamless integration with BlackBerry 10, Office 365 ITWeb

Microsoft Updates SkyDrive Pro with 25 GB of Storage, Better Paul Thurrott’s SuperSite for Windows

Secrets of moving desktops to the cloud GCN.com

Microsoft’s Next CEO: Ballmer Successor Must Apologize to Partners The VAR Guy

Is Microsoft’s Cash Cow In Trouble? DailyFinance

Bridging the Gap Between Active Directory and Office 365 Windows IT Pro

120000 mailboxes – you need the dedicated Office 365 service! Windows IT Pro (blog)

Discounts Lure Nonprofits, Educators And Government To The Cloud CRN

Microsoft releases Office for Android smartphones Business Recorder

New York State moving 120000 employees to Microsoft Office 365 GCN.com (blog)

Capita transfers 20000 employees’ email to Microsoft Office 365 cloud ITProPortal

Office 365: My Five Favorite Things Paul Thurrott’s SuperSite for Windows

New computer system to save New York $3 million annually Syracuse.com

Microsoft Office 365 Beats Google Apps in New York State Deal Talkin’ Cloud

New Contracts and Strong Earnings Solidify Growth Platform for Wall Street Journal

Microsoft cloud solution exceeds 99.9% uptime Business Technology

Microsoft Adds a Microsoft-to-Admin Inbox to Office 365 with Windows IT Pro

Microsoft hits out at Google Apps in next round of cloud fight Cloud Pro

Microsoft details new Office 365 upgrade options ZDNet (blog)

Apple’s iWork for iCloud was never meant to battle Google or Microsoft CITEworld

Smart Call: Office 365 Subscribers Get Office for Android Phones CIO Today

Google Is Finally Drawing Blood Against Microsoft Office Motley Fool

Microsoft ships Office 2010 SP2, starts upgrade clock Computerworld

Get a free year of Xbox Live Gold when you subscribe to Office 365 CNET

OWA for iPad and iPhone available for Office 365 subscribers

San Jose and Microsoft announce city’s selection of Office 365, Windows Azure

Forecast cloudy as Office 365 pushes into 38 new markets

San José, California’s government to use Office 365 and other Microsoft services

Microsoft UK slams cloud rivals as it unveils FY13 scorecard

Microsoft Office Expands Into Apps, Business Intelligence

Microsoft delivers an overdue progress report on its Office 365 upgrade push

Microsoft simplifies moving between Office 365 SKUs

Office 365 + Windows 8.1 Preview

Five things every TechNet subscriber needs to do before time runs out

The five questions we don’t get about Office 365 and Google Apps…but should

The Age of the Rapid Release Cycle

SkyDrive Pro Mobile Apps for Windows 8, iOS

Office 365 Is Now A Programmable Service For Rapid App Delivery

How to migrate almost half a million messages to Office 365 (without tears)

Microsoft’s Cloud-Based Office Shifts to Perpetual Update

Microsoft Shows Revenue Hand with Office for iPhone

Microsoft Office 365 for iPhone Finally Hits the Market

Get ready now: Your office will be in the cloud within a decade

Microsoft integrates two-factor authentication into Active Directory to

Office 365 customers can now replace SharePoint newsfeed with Yammer

Is Microsoft’s Office 365 Bet Starting to Pay Off in Enterprise Adoption?

Microsoft Office hit 1M subscriptions in 100 days

Google Vs. Microsoft: Choosing Cloud Apps For Schools

Microsoft steps up drive to grab cloud services market

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): The Tech Play of 2013?

Office 365 gives Aston Martin a smoother ride

Newsbyte: SAP and Microsoft Deliver Shop Floor Integration to Joint

Office 2013 vs Office 365 Home Premium

Sports brand pulls ahead with Office 365

A stuttered start with Office 365 | TechRepublic

Microsoft to grow Office 365’s capacity to import contacts from third – party

Microsoft Office 365 grows to $1 billion, omits iOS and Android apps

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