Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Office 365 Brings the Cloud to Education [Microsoft PressPass]

More Microsoft cloud brand consolidation

Microsoft announced today that Office 365 for education, the company’s next-generation cloud productivity service for K-12 schools and universities (and the successor to Live@edu), will launch later this year. The company made the announcement in London at BETT, the world’s largest educational technology showcase.

Also in London today, Microsoft announced that 15 million students now use Live@edu, up from 11 million students just three months ago. Office 365 for education will be the successor to Live@edu, which is Microsoft’s current communication and collaboration offering for K-12 schools and universities.

Office 365 Brings the Cloud to Education: Office 365 for education, Microsoft’s next generation cloud productivity service for schools and universities, will launch later this year. The shift to the cloud is enabling anytime, anywhere learning and leveling the playing field for students worldwide.

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