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Posts Categorized: Office 365

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

Modern Collaboration: Outlook Web App and Yammer

Last week, Microsoft announced two major enhancements for collaboration in Outlook Web App (OWA) and Yammer, dubbed Document Collaboration and Document Conversations, respectively. Document Collaboration is an exceptional update to Outlook Web App, allowing users to work on documents directly in their email. Prior to the update, users followed normal… Read More

OneNote Dominates Education in Cary, NC

Cary Academy in Cary, North Carolina has done away with traditional teaching styles in their one-to-one learning environment. Teachers are using OneNote notebooks to present lessons to their classes, in which notes are taken and then shared with students for homework and study help after school. It’s also being used… Read More

Make Collaboration Rain on Students and Teachers with Cloud Solutions

In a recent report by the Pew Research Internet Study, seventy-three percent of Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers say that they and/or their students use their mobile phones in the classroom or to complete assignments. Forty-five percent of teachers also reported that they or their students… Read More

Reintroducing Dynamics CRM

As you may have heard, CloudBearing has decided to expand expertise and services regarding Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The new services, rolling out within the next few weeks, will involve the implementation, customization and support of Dynamics. While the platform has always been covered by CloudBearing’s experts, we have decided to… Read More

Teachers and Administrators Take Advantage of Student Advantage

Graduation season is in full swing as nearly 3 million students are lining up in cap and gown, walking across stages and accepting diplomas. While graduation is a celebration of a momentous achievement of sorts, it is also the beginning of another challenge as this year’s graduates continue to face… Read More

How-To Resources for the IT Guy

As Microsoft continues to make major changes to their applications, security and features, CloudBearing has been working to make the transitions for IT departments as easy as possible. We’ve worked hard over the past weeks to craft some easy and helpful How-TO guides for IT guys, including: Office 365 Public… Read More

Exciting New Updates to Microsoft Azure

Aside from the name change from Windows to Microsoft Azure, Microsoft has announced and previewed several exciting possible updates to the Azure platform. As Microsoft pushes their way to a device a services company in the cloud, security and reliability are crucial. To keep the Azure platform up-to-date and prepared… Read More

OneDrive for Business: Now 1TB of Storage

This week, Microsoft has made two excellent announcements concerning OneDrive for Business. First, the per user storage space will be increased from 25GB to 1TB of storage. That’s one TERABYTE; 17,000 hours of music, 320,000 high resolution digital photos, 1,000 hours of digital video, 250 DVDs and 220 million pages… Read More

Microsoft’s Security Measures Beat Google, Amazon and Heartbleed Bug

On Wednesday, April 9 it was publicly announced that a major online security vulnerability, called the “Heartbleed” bug, has affected most major websites, including Google and Amazon. However, Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure are completely in the clear. Heartbleed attacks internet security, leaking everyone’s private information, including email, banking,… Read More