Office Press Materials

Office 2016 Launch

Microsoft releases Office 2016
Sept. 22, 2015
Press release

Satya Nadella on Office 2016: Reinventing productivity and business processes
Sept. 22, 2015
Official Microsoft Blog

The new Office is here
Sept. 22, 2015
Office Blogs

Office 2016 for Windows 10
Sept. 22, 2015
Blogging Windows

Office for iPad

Microsoft expands cloud services for mobile scenarios
March 27, 2014
Press release
Office for iPad and Enterprise Mobility Suite showcase Microsoft’s mobile first, cloud first approach.

Announcing the Office you love now on the iPad
March 27, 2014
Office News blog
Today in San Francisco, we made some exciting announcements about our company’s mobile first, cloud first approach. We unveiled Office for iPad – specifically Word, PowerPoint and Excel – and we’ve now made Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones available for free.

A cloud for everyone, on every device
March 27, 2014
Official Microsoft Blog
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses how Microsoft’s cloud is enabling a world where mobile devices can do more and help people be more productive.

On-demand keynote: Satya Nadella
March 27, 2014
Microsoft’s CEO discusses the intersection of cloud and mobile at an event in San Francisco.

Satya Nadella keynote
March 27, 2014
Microsoft’s CEO discusses the intersection of cloud and mobile at an event in San Francisco.

Product Guide: Office for iPad
March 27, 2014

Download the asset package
March 27, 2014
File size: 96MB

SharePoint Conference 2014

Microsoft Office showcases future of work
March 03, 2014
From all-new Office 365 social and personalized experiences to new opportunities for developers, Microsoft emphasizes cloud scenarios that change the way people get things done.

Technology enables new ways to work
March 03, 2014
Jeff Teper, corporate vice president of Office Service and Servers group, summarizes the key announcements and stories from the SharePoint Conference 2014 keynote address in Las Vegas.

Work like a network! Enterprise Social and the future of work
March 03, 2014
Jared Spataro, general manager of Enterprise Social at Microsoft, discusses the vision of Enterprise Social across Microsoft, including unified Groups, code-name “Oslo” and Office Graph, at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas.

One place for all your work files: Introducing OneDrive for Business
March 03, 2014
Julia White, general manager of technical product management for Office 365, shares additional details about OneDrive for Business that were announced at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas.

SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 now available
March 03, 2014
Microsoft on Monday announced the availability of SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas.

Office 365 platform: New opportunities for developers
March 03, 2014
Monday at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced huge investments in making Office 365 a robust platform on which developers can build amazing solutions.

Office 365: Student Advantage Availability

Preparing Students for the Workplace: Student Advantage Benefit is Now Available
Dec. 02, 2013

Student Perspective: How College Senior Kara Page Prepares for the Working World with Office
Nov. 12, 2012

A day in the life: Student

A day in the life: Teacher

Get It Done Day

It’s Get It Done Day! Here’s How…
Nov. 07, 2013

Get It Done Day and Office 365 Help Balance Life’s Demands
Nov. 06, 2013

Microsoft Office Declares Get It Done Day
Nov. 06, 2013

Introducing the Yammer Customer Engagement Partner Program
Nov. 06, 2013

Collaboration Just Got Easier Real Time Co-authoring Now Available in Microsoft Office Web Apps
Nov. 06, 2013

Getting It Done with Social Yammer Introduces New Features Expands to All Office 365 Enterprise Customers
Nov. 06, 2013

BNSF: Railroad Moves to the Cloud to Fulfill 2020 Strategic Road Map
Nov. 06, 2013

BNSF Railway Co. Moves Their Mobile Workforce to the Cloud
Nov. 06, 2013

Power BI for Office 365 Video of Harris Interactive Survey Data
Nov. 06, 2013
Power BI for Office 365 showcases a recent study conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Microsoft. You can gather and shape data, create powerful, interactive visualizations, and then share that information across multiple devices.

Yammer Momentum

Microsoft Updates Enterprise Social Roadmap, Highlights Momentum on Yammer Acquisition Anniversary
June 25, 2013
Microsoft delivers on its enterprise social vision with accelerating user, customer and engagement growth.

Enterprise Social newsroom
For more information, news and perspectives about Enterprise Social from Microsoft, please visit the Enterprise Social Newsroom.

The workplace is flat: Social tools unifying the workplace
May 27, 2013
Social networking has become ingrained in our personal lives and now business-focused social tools have arrived in the office, unlocking knowledge and uniting people across the company – from senior leaders to workers on the frontlines. Yet a disconnect exists between employees and their organizations over the value of social tools in the workplace, according a new Microsoft study.

Four benefits of enterprise social and five key ways to start using it
May 27, 2013
Social networking in the workplace? That’s right, enterprise social tools enable employees to get work done better, faster and smarter.

Bring your own service: Employees want social tools at work, despite company restrictions and hesitation, reports new Microsoft survey
May 27, 2013
Social networking has become ingrained in our personal lives and now business-focused social tools have arrived in the office, unlocking knowledge and uniting people across the company – from senior leaders to workers on the frontlines. Yet a disconnect exists between employees and their organizations over the value of social tools in the workplace, according a new Microsoft study.

“The Rise of Enterprise Social Networks” By Mark Fidelman
Thanks to the power of Microsoft Translator, translating Yammer conversations into your native language is now possible with the click of a button.

Office 365 Momentum

Office Mobile on the iPhone is now available for Office 365 subscribers
June 14, 2013
Office Mobile for iPhone is now available free of charge from the Apple App Store for Office 365 subscribers.

Everything’s bigger in Texas: State adopts Office 365 for more than 100,000 employees
Feb. 15, 2013
The Texas Department of Information Resources is adopting Office 365 for more than 100,000 employees in the largest state-wide deployment of email and collaboration services in the U.S. Microsoft has made a contractual commitment to the Texas Department of Information Resources by signing the CJIS Security Addendum in addition to a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement.

500,000 Moroccan students and trainees move to Office 365
Jan. 30, 2013
Morocco’s Office of Vocational Training and Employment Promotion (OFPPT), a public training institution offering vocational education across 35 fields of study, recently chose Office 365 and will add 500,000 students and trainees to the service helping enhance educational and vocational training solutions through the power of the cloud.

jcpenney enlists Office 365 in its mission to reinvent retail
Jan. 10, 2013
Leading national retailer, jcpenney is deploying Office 365 to more than 177,000 employees. jcpenney has more than 1,000 stores nationwide recently underwent a closely watched reinvention of their business.

European retailer Tesco embraces a cultural shift with Office 365
Jan. 09, 2013
Tesco, a UK-based grocery and merchandise retailer, has chosen to deploy Office 365 across its workforce. Tesco is the largest private employer in Europe and third-largest retailer in the world.

Office 365: The right fit for global retailer, Helly Hansen
Jan. 08, 2013
Globally recognized Scandinavian outdoor brand, has chosen Office 365 as their company’s communication and social platform. 

Danish Red Cross Speeds Up Disaster Response Time With Office 365
June 20, 2012
Volunteer agency will help more people, faster and cheaper, with Microsoft cloud solution.

WellPoint Collaborates in the Cloud With Microsoft Office 365
June 14, 2012
Collaboration with Microsoft has increased productivity and streamlined communications.

Federal Aviation Administration Chooses Microsoft Office 365 for Email and Collaboration in the Cloud
June 07, 2012
Agency will provide 80,000 employees with access to the latest communications and collaboration tools with robust security from virtually any Web-enabled device.

New Offering for US Government Customers
May 30, 2012
Microsoft announces Office 365 for Government and intent to support CJIS policies and IPv6.

Catholic International Education Office Chooses Office 365 for More Than 4.5 Million Students Globally
May 24, 2012
Alliance to change the dynamics of the modern Catholic classroom and provide students and educators worldwide with tools and training to succeed in the 21st-century workforce.

The new Office 365 Commercial Availability

Microsoft Releases Next-Generation Office 365 for Business
Feb. 27, 2013
The new Office 365 is now available to business worldwide, supported by a wave of continued customer momentum.

Office 365: To the cloud and beyond
Feb. 27, 2013
An Official Microsoft Blog post from Microsoft Office Division President Kurt DelBene shares thoughts on industry trends and how they influenced the new Office 365.

Along With Worldwide Commercial Availability, Office 365 Announces New Global Customers
Feb. 27, 2013
New customers Hamburg Port Authority, Sephora and Midroc Europe join the Office 365 family.

Your Complete Office in the Cloud: A Reviewers Guide to Office 365 for Business
Feb. 27, 2013
An in-depth look at the new features and functionality in Office 365 for product reviewers.

Leading Global Humanitarian Organization Selects Cloud to Help Enhance Capacity and Response
Feb. 25, 2013
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has expanded on a global Enterprise Agreement with a new Memorandum of Understanding to offer Microsoft Office 365 and other products as the standard communications and collaboration platform for its National Societies worldwide, helping provide greater licensing flexibility.

Kurt DelBene and John Case: Office 365 Commercial General Availability
Feb. 27, 2013
Remarks by Kurt DelBene, President, Microsoft Office Division, and John Case, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Office Division.

Lync Conference 2013

Tony Bates and Derek Burney: Lync Conference 2013 Keynote
Feb. 19, 2013
Remarks by Tony Bates, President, Skype Division, and Derek Burney, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Lync Engineering, San Diego, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013

On-Demand Keynote
Feb. 19, 2013

Future of Communications: Rehumanizing the Experience From the Living Room to the Boardroom
Feb. 19, 2013
I’m excited to be in San Diego today giving the inaugural Lync Conference keynote address. We have a sold-out show with our growing community of customers, partners and Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals.

If Only Someone Would Build Lync for a Conference Room
Feb. 19, 2013
Lync is at the center of one of the biggest transformations in the way we work since the advent of the PC. The workforce is more distributed, with more flexible working hours, and getting things done increasingly requires collaboration with people in multiple locations.

Lync Conference 2013 Opening Keynote
Feb. 19, 2013
Tony Bates, president, Skype Division of Microsoft, and Derek Burney, corporate vice president, Microsoft Lync Engineering, give the opening keynote at the first-ever Lync Conference in San Diego, Calif.

The new Office General Availability

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Home Premium
Jan. 29, 2013
New consumer cloud service works across devices to help busy people simplify their lives and get more done.

Office 365: The Next Bold Step
Jan. 29, 2013
An Official Microsoft Blog from Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer about what is next for Office 365.

“Techorating” Tips to Simplify Your Life With Office 365
Jan. 29, 2013
Janna Robinson, host of DIY Network’s “Hollywood Hi-Tech” and a renowned expert on lifestyle technology, provides “Techorating” tips using Office 365.

Slideshow: It’s Time to Make the Most Out of Your Day
Jan. 29, 2013
Office 365 Home Premium helps you stay organized and remain flexible.

Fact Sheet: Office 365 Home Premium
Jan. 29, 2013
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Reviewers Guide: Your Complete Office in the Cloud
Jan. 29, 2013
.docx file, 8 mb

Choose Your Office
Jan. 29, 2013
Compare and decide which new Office package is right for you.

SharePoint Conference 2012

SharePoint 2013 — A Pivotal Release
Nov. 12, 2012
Exciting new product enhancements and big bets on social, cloud and mobile.

Official Microsoft Blog: Putting Social to Work
Nov. 12, 2012
Jared Spataro, senior director, Office Division, discusses the growing role social media is playing in business and how Yammer, SharePoint and Office 365 are coming together to offer a powerful, secure and integrated approach to social collaboration for businesses large and small.

The new SharePoint 2013
Nov. 12, 2012
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The new Project 2013
Nov. 12, 2012
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ASB Bank
ASB deployed Microsoft SharePoint 2013 to contribute to an innovative work environment where employees can discover, share, and organize information and ideas, which will boost collaboration and productivity companywide.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary
The Cambridgeshire Constabulary used Microsoft SharePoint 2013 to explore how it could better help its employees discover information, share documents, and organize data.

Woods Bagot
Woods Bagot was eager to deploy SharePoint 2013 in a pilot project and evaluate its social features, simple drag-and-drop interface, improved reporting, and more robust document management.

Aéroports de Paris (ADP)
Aéroports de Paris is upgrading to Microsoft SharePoint 2013 to take advantage of enhanced search, social computing and other features employees will use to find higher-quality information and better serve customers and partners.

Jared Spataro, Jeff Teper, Scott Guthrie and David Sacks: SharePoint Conference 2012
Nov. 12, 2012

The new Office Customer Preview

Microsoft unveils the new Office
July 16, 2012
A personalized, cloud service designed for a range of modern devices, including Windows 8 tablets, is now available for preview.

Office 365 Home Premium and Office Client
July 16, 2011

Office 365 for Businesses and Office Servers
July 16, 2012

Reviewers Guide: Your Modern Office
Aug. 13, 2012

The new Office 365 Subscriptions
Sept. 17, 2012

Steve Ballmer and Kirk Koenigsbauer: Microsoft Office Press Conference
July 16, 2012
Remarks by Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer, and Kirk Koenigsbauer, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Office Division, San Francisco, Calif., July 16, 2012.

Webcast: Microsoft unveils the new Office
July 16, 2012

Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft to Acquire Perceptive Pixel Inc.
July 09, 2012
Perceptive Pixel’s large-scale, multi-touch hardware and software technology will unlock new collaboration and productivity scenarios.

Microsoft Sees Big Opportunities for Partners With Upcoming Wave of New Products and Services
July 09, 2012
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicks off Worldwide Partner Conference; Microsoft Office Division announces 1 billion Office users and new investments in Office 365 partners.

Yammer Acquisition

Microsoft to Acquire Yammer
June 25, 2012
Microsoft extends cloud services with best-in-class enterprise social networking.

Media Alert: Microsoft and Yammer Host Press Conference on Microsoft’s Acquisition of Yammer
June 25, 2012
Steve Ballmer, David Sacks and Kurt DelBene will speak.

Office 365 Anniversary

Microsoft Office 365: A Big Year in Review
June 27, 2012
The cloud service turns one, launches Office 365 for education, wins new customers and expands global footprint.

Office 365 Is Lowe’s Newest Tool to Help Employees Redefine Home Improvement
June 27, 2012
Home improvement retailer will use Microsoft cloud productivity services to help associates collaborate and enhance customer experiences.

‘Office 15’ Technical Preview

‘Office 15’ Begins Technical Preview
Jan. 30, 2012
Microsoft announces an important development milestone for the next generation of the Office products and services.

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