Tag Archives: Office 365

A year of healthy progress along Microsoft strategic ambitions

Microsoft Stock Price for the last 5 years — July 22, 2016: My earlier posts related specifically to this 3 years overall transition history: – Microsoft partners empowered with ‘cloud first’, high-value and next-gen experiences for big data, enterprise social, and mobility … Continue reading

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OpenStack adoption (by Q1 2016)

For information on OpenStack provided earlier on this blog see: – Disaggregation in the next-generation datacenter and HP’s Moonshot approach for the upcoming HP CloudSystem “private cloud in-a-box” with the promised HP Cloud OS based on the 4 years old OpenStack … Continue reading

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Satya Nadella on “Digital Work and Life Experiences” supported by “Cloud OS” and “Device OS and Hardware” platforms–all from Microsoft

Update: Gates Says He’s Very Happy With Microsoft’s Nadella [Bloomberg TV, Oct 2, 2014] + Bill Gates is trying to make Microsoft Office ‘dramatically better’ [The Verge, Oct 3, 2014] This is the essence of Microsoft Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call(see … Continue reading

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Microsoft BUILD 2014 Day 2: “rebranding” to Microsoft Azure and moving toward a comprehensive set of fully-integrated backend services

“Rebranding” into Microsoft Azure from the previous Windows Azure Microsoft Azure Momentum on the Market The new Azure Management Portal (preview) New Azure features: IaaS, web, mobile and data announcements Microsoft Announces New Features for Cloud Computing Service [CCTV America … Continue reading

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Microsoft is transitioning to a world with more usage and more software driven value add (rather than the old device driven world) in mobility and the cloud, the latter also helping to grow the server business well above its peers

Quartely Highlights (from Earnings Call Slides): Cloud momentum helps drive Q3 results Outstanding momentum and results in our cloud services; total Commercial Cloud revenue more than doubled again this quarter Office 365 Home currently has 4.4 million subscribers, adding nearly … Continue reading

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OneNote is available now on every platform (+free!!) and supported by cloud services API for application and device builders

This is preparing the ground for launching new overall business positioning as well as new cross-platform Microsoft strategy(IMHO) with Microsoft’s CEO may unveil Office for iPad on March 27: source [Reuters, March 17, 2014] Investors for years have urged Microsoft … Continue reading

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The first “post-Ballmer” offering launched: with Power BI for Office 365 everyone can analyze, visualize and share data in the cloud

… and everything you could know about Satya Nadella’s solution strategy so far (from Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise organization): Power BI as the lead business solution and the Microsoft’s visionary Data Platform solution built for it Microsoft’s vision of the … Continue reading

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