Despite Windows 8 Popularity Microsoft Has Record Quarter Earnings

REDMOND, Wash. — January 23, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced revenue of $24.52 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Gross margin, operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $16.24 billion, $7.97 billion, $6.56 billion, and $0.78 per share, respectively. It’s of no surprise that Microsoft is having […]

Microsoft Lync is King of Presence, Awareness and Messaging in Business

Microsoft Q3 2013: #Lync revenue grew over 30% again, 90 of the Fortune 100 use Lync Microsoft just announced an amazing stat that 90 of the Fortune 100 use Microsoft Lync. Lync Skype video federation is coming soon! “In terms of our productivity server offerings, we continued to see strength with Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync, […]

Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting 2013 Reports that 440 Companies Came Back to Office from Google Apps

Office 365 is a force to be reckoned with. Touting a more robust document management solution and more enterprise like features (Lync) the team at Microsoft is excited to report in their latest financial analyst meeting 440 customers they won back in FY13. In August, Microsoft published a article on its official Office blog from some […]

What are Service Level Agreements (SLA) and How are they Important to Cloud Services?

When choosing a cloud service provider it is important to look at the Service Level Agreement offered by the cloud service provider.  A service level agreement (frequently abbreviated as SLA) is a part of a service contract where the level of service is formally defined. First, any service that claims to have a 100% service […]

Microsoft and PRISM – Are they in bed together? Microsoft Responds!

There has been a lot of discussion lately about PRISM and Microsoft’s supposed direct involvement with the NSA in providing, what should be, private information freely to the Federal Government. Is this really the case? Edward Snowden thinks so but what does Microsoft say? Well, today Microsoft released a very detailed reply about their privacy […]

OWA for iPhone and iPad

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad, which provides even more value to organizations on any Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online. OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar, and contact functionality you get in Outlook Web App on […]