The Latest and Greatest Microsoft News

BrandPost By James Nagurney
Nov 20, 20142 mins
Small and Medium BusinessWindows

New Developments in Office, Plus More on Windows 8

Ever feel like you don’t have enough Microsoft news in your life? Today’s the day that changes! Learn about the latest usage figures for Windows 8 (is Windows XP finally going into retirement?), how to deploy Office 365 in your environment, and what might be coming down the pike for Office “16.” All this and more in this month’s Microsoft headlines.

Microsoft NewsMicrosoft Increases OneDrive File Size Support to 10GB

Big files? No problem. Microsoft readies its OneDrive cloud storage platform for larger, multi-gigabyte files.

By Pedro Hernandez September 10, 2014

More Assistance for Office 365 Deployment

A new program offering free Office 365 migrations performed remotely by Microsoft employees for customers with more than 150 seats went live this week. Partner reaction so far has ranged generally from extreme concern to wary acceptance.

By Scott Bekker September 4, 2014

Microsoft Ending “Office on Demand” Feature in Office 365 Subscriptions

Microsoft plans to eliminate its Office on Demand feature from Office 365 subscriptions, starting in November.

By Kurt Mackie September 22, 2014

Windows 8 Surpasses XP User Market Share

More than four months after Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP, Windows 8 has finally overtook the unsupported OS, according to Web site analytics firm StatCounter.

By Scott Bekker September 15, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Aims to Break Down Sales-Marketing Silos

Microsoft’s next CRM release codenamed ‘Vega,’ available in cloud and on-premises flavors, is due in the fourth quarter of 2014.

By Mary Jo Foley September 22, 2014

What’s New for Business Users in Microsoft’s Office ’16’?

Microsoft is privately testing a technical preview of the next version of its Office client for Windows. Here are a few features expected to be part of ‘Office 16.’

By Mary Jo Foley September 18, 2014

And Finally, Just for fun… THAT’S how you sell a computer. I’ll take TWO!