Larry Cannell

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Enterprise Implications of Office 365

by Larry Cannell  |  October 19, 2010  |  Comments Off

Microsoft will be adding multiple levels of enterprise packages to their BPOS (Business Productivity Online Services) SaaS offering and is also renaming the service to “Office 365.” All of these packages will be based on the latest releases of SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync (formerly called Office Communications Server). Microsoft Corp. today announced Microsoft Office 365, […]

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Microsoft Throws in the Towel on Blogs

by Larry Cannell  |  September 27, 2010  |  Comments Off

Congratulations to Automattic (the company behind WordPress). Microsoft chose not to compete with WordPress to win an unwinnable war for Internet blog platform supremacy. Instead, Microsoft gave in and it looks like they are trying to leverage WordPress’ popularity to improve the visibility of other Windows Live properties. It is interesting to note that WordPress.com […]

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