Office 365 Accounts for 25% of Microsoft Office Sales, Says Analyst
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 03, 2013
The new cloud-based version of the software hasn't led to an increase in sales.
Tags: cloud computing, software, Microsoft Office, Office 365
The Impact of Microsoft Office for Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 11, 2013
If the rumors are true and Microsoft releases a version of Office for Ubuntu, what will that mean for enterprises, for Ubuntu and for competing products like LibreOffice and Google Docs?
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, desktop, LibreOffice, Office productivity
Google Apps Challenges Microsoft Office
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 26, 2012
Google's goal is to capture 90 percent of Microsoft's Office business.
Tags: Cloud, software, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Enterprise, Office productivity
Google Acquires Mobile Productivity Company Quickoffice
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 06, 2012
The acquisition points to increasing competition between Microsoft Office and Google Apps.
Tags: Google, mobile, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, productivity suite, merger and acquistion activity, Quickoffice
LibreOffice vs. MS Office: Spreadsheets and Slide Shows
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published June 06, 2012
How do LibreOffice's slide show and spreadsheet apps stack up against their equivalents in Microsoft Office?
Tags: Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, LibreOffice, slide show
How Microsoft Office Tops LibreOffice: 11 Features
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 23, 2012
LibreOffice is developing rapidly, but Office still outclasses it in some areas.
Tags: Linux, enterprise software, Microsoft Office, LibreOffice
Tech Comics: "Microsoft Office"
By Oliver Widder | Article Published April 13, 2012
While certainly a popular tool, the famed Office suite does produce its moments of pique.
Tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Office
Microsoft Office for iPad Expected in Coming Weeks
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 21, 2012
Sources say the office productivity suite will soon be submitted for Apple's approval.
Tags: iPad, Apple, Microsoft Office
Black Hat: Document Exploits Continue to Evolve
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 03, 2011
Researchers demonstrated that Microsoft Office documents are still exploitable.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft Office, Black Hat Conference
Microsoft Exec Tweaks Google Over IT Readiness
By David Needle | Article Published December 07, 2010
In the wake of losing a big contract with the U.S. General Services Administration to Google, the head of Microsoft's online services group insists the software giant is still the better IT partner for cloud services.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, GSA
Google's New Cloud Connect Targets Microsoft Office
By David Needle | Article Published November 22, 2010
Google renames and launches technology acquired as part of its purchase of DocVerse earlier this year.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Google Docs
Microsoft Ships Office for Mac 2011 with Outlook
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 26, 2010
Microsoft launched a new Mac version of the Office productivity application suite that features tighter ties into Microsoft's emerging cloud services.
Tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Mac, Outlook, Office
Using Microsoft SharedView For Remote Collaboration
By Eric Geier | Article Published September 17, 2010
SharedView helps with PowerPoint presentations, software demos, training sessions and document review.
Tags: Microsoft, collaboration, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, collaboration software
Goodbye, OpenOffice. Nice Knowing You.
By Serdar Yegulalp | Article Published September 15, 2010
An expert open source user prefers paying for Microsoft Office rather than using inferior free software.
Tags: open source, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org, OpenOffice, Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Launches Certifications for Office 2010
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 01, 2010
Help desk staff, software trainers, and other IT professionals can start getting certified as "specialists" on Office 2010 with the release of Microsoft's first two software competency exams.
Tags: Microsoft, certification, Certifications, Office 2010, Microsoft Office
Google Rolls Out 16 New Online Apps
By David Needle | Article Published June 15, 2010
The search and online advertising leader's online store now has 16 new applications that integrate with Google's productivity apps.
Tags: cloud computing, Google Apps, cloud service, Microsoft Office, Google Apps Marketplace
Google Overhauls Docs & Spreadsheets
By David Needle | Article Published April 12, 2010
A new, faster, rewritten version of Google's cloud-based apps includes more collaboration features, but users will have to go without the offline feature for now.
Tags: Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Atmosphere, Docs & Spreadsheets
iPad is Coming to Enterprises, Ready or Not
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 31, 2010
A guide to using work-related software on the iPad, because you know youll be bringing your iPad to the office.
Tags: iPad, iPad apps, Microsoft Office, sofware, Enterprise
Google Buys DocVerse for Office Collaboration
By David Needle | Article Published March 05, 2010
Two ex-Microsoft vets sell their company to Google, which sees DocVerse as a way to bridge the gap between Office and Google Apps.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, DocVerse
Microsoft to Deliver Office 2010 a Month Early
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 05, 2010
Plus, Microsoft's so-called 'tech guarantee' lets any consumer who buys Office 2007 between now and the end of September upgrade to the new version at no extra charge.
Tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, SharePoint 2010, RTM, Microsoft Office 2010
Windows HPC Server 2008 Goes Beta
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 17, 2009
Microsoft has moved Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 -- the server tuned for HPC settings -- into beta testing.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office, supercomputer
It's Free: Microsoft's Ad-Supported Office 2010
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 13, 2009
Volunteers will start testing a free, ad-supported version of Microsoft's flagship Office 2010 software.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, software, Microsoft Office, partner
Fewer Holes Fixed by Patch Tuesday
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 11, 2009
November's patch drop, smaller than in recent months, did not need to release any fixes for Windows 7.
Tags: operating system, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, bug, Windows 2000