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Posts Categorized: Office 365

Second Semester Student Special

As students slowly file back into school halls and campuses after too short holiday vacations, Microsoft pumps the classrooms with exciting new products and features for a successful second semester. First, let’s talk about the ever impressive OneNote. Microsoft’s note taking software has evolved into one of education’s fastest growing… Read More

Microsoft on the FedRAMP to Occupy Government Market

In recent months, Microsoft and Office 365 have made great strides to become a widely used and well trusted source for government agencies. Microsoft has adapted Office 365 to be HIPAA and ISO compliant with built-in enterprise class security, mobile device management and data loss prevention capabilities. According to Forrester,… Read More

Skype for Business to Replace Microsoft’s Lync

This January, Microsoft’s 3+ year old acquisition of Skype will finally resonate in the Office world. In the first half of the coming year, Skype for Business will be rolled out as the next version of Lync with a new server release and Office 365 service updates. Microsoft will maintain… Read More

Microsoft Storms the Cloud with Recent Updates for Apple Users

In the past week, Microsoft released several exciting updates for Apple users, marking the end of a long three year wait. Lync for Mac saw numerous updates with two new features and increased support for the new OS X Yosemite. Media Resiliency has been added for Lync Meetings and peer-to-peer calls.… Read More

Office 365 Groups: Centralized Collaboration

Microsoft has begun rolling out Office 365 Groups, a new collaboration feature allowing for public and private groups to help centralize related conversations, events and documents. Enabled by default, organizations should see it within the Outlook Web App in the coming days, if not already visible. You’ll know right away… Read More

Cloudtoberfest Charity Event

Join CloudBearing for our first annual Cloudtoberfest charity event! Join us on Saturday, October 18th for authentic Oktoberfest food and beer, games, live music, raffle prizes and more! All proceeds from Cloudtoberfest will be given to our local charity, Communities in Schools of Wake County (CIS Wake). CIS Wake helps schools… Read More

Office Graph Lets Users Delve Into Their Work

Last week, Microsoft announced that they will be rolling out Office Delve, a single user interface with personalized insights based on meetings, people, conversations, documents and more. Essentially, Office Delve is a centralized location to find trending information, pulled from Exchange, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Yammer. The information displayed… Read More

Back to School with Microsoft Office

As the summer winds down and students, parents, faculty and staff prepare to head back to school, Microsoft pushes out new updates for Mac, iPad, iPhone and Android devices. As technology continues to push its way into teaching and learning styles, Microsoft offers its industry-leading productivity suite with more accessibility and… Read More

CloudBearing Wins Microsoft’s Education Cloud Platform Partner of the Year

CloudBearing Named Microsoft U.S Education Cloud Platform Partner of the Year With a Focus on Cloud-first, Mobile-first, CloudBearing Leads Way on Modernization with Public Sector Customers (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 CloudBearing announced it has been named a Microsoft 2014 U.S Education Cloud Platform Partner of the Year. The Partner of… Read More

Big Changes for Small Business

As small business needs and technology within business practice have evolved over the years, especially since the rise of cloud computing, Microsoft has made every effort to provide plans that allow businesses of all sizes and verticals to leverage their leading productivity suite for efficient and productive work. After receiving… Read More