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Winning together in a new era of technology, Microsoft WPC12

Microsoft’s yearly Worldwide Partner Conference is over. After 4 days, 5 days with the national events included, of presentations and discussions it’s clear that Microsoft wants their partners to win, thus to sell. Moreover, it has to happen in this fiscal year (FY13). Microsoft’s chiefs stressed their products are ready to beat the competition. The marketing tools are in the right  place. The opportunity to sell is “unprecedented”.There’s a new era of technology. It’s about the cloud, Windows 8, Windows Phone and many more. The Consumerization of IT drives the change and Microsoft is ready to offer any solution to make that the users can work wherever and whenever they want. A dramatic change can be expected. It’s about winning through execution to achieve the new Era – Together. Read the full article →

Microsoft presents Office 15, and I would give it a try!

by Peter Horsten July 16, 2012 Cloud services
Thumbnail image for Microsoft presents Office 15, and I would give it a try! Today Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO, announced a new major product release. A new version of Office is as a preview available as of today. Office 15, before being announced as Office 2013, is a completely redesigned solution to support users working whenever and wherever they like. The application which has a Windows 8 look and [...]
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Lync client available for Windows Phone other mobile platforms follow soon

by Peter Horsten December 13, 2011 Mobile
Thumbnail image for Lync client available for Windows Phone other mobile platforms follow soon Microsoft has just released their long-awaited Lync mobile client for Windows Phone. It’s available for download in the marketplace. A version for iPhone, Android and Symbian will be available in the next days as well. Even a separate iPad Lync client is supposed to be released soon.
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How to get Lync working on Mac [updated]

by Peter Horsten October 21, 2011 Best practices
Thumbnail image for How to get Lync working on Mac [updated] Early September the good news started spreading among Microsoft Office fans who are for whatever reason using a Mac. Microsoft announced the release of Lync for Mac. Lync is Microsoft’s new integrated functionality for instant messaging, presence, conferencing and voice. Unfortunately, after installation I didn’t get it working. Today, I finally managed.
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You are not alone Skype is down again [update]

by Peter Horsten June 7, 2011 Software
Thumbnail image for You are not alone Skype is down again [update] Did you face the same as we just did? A white Skype application telling you “Skype has stopped working”? Unfortunately, just a restart won’t solve the issue. And according to Skype you are not alone. You are just among a “small number” who have problems signing in.
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Skype marriage with Microsoft – road to hell?

by Dorota Jaguścik June 3, 2011 Software
Thumbnail image for Skype marriage with Microsoft – road to hell? Just a few days after Google and Facebook reported they were interested in partnering, even buying Skype, Microsoft announced it bought the company for $ 8,56 billion in cash. The purchase was taking over 180 million people actively video calling. Unfortunately, just a few days later it went wrong.
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