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Digital Workplace Newsbyte: Alfresco Bought By PE Firm, Google Targets Office 365, More News

Digital Workplace Newsbyte: Alfresco Bought By PE Firm, Google Targets Office 365, More News

San Mateo, Calif. and Maidenhead, UK based Alfresco has been bought by Boston-based private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners for an undisclosed sum. Alfresco is an open source, ECM and business process management developer that started out in the UK before moving to the U.S..

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Mark Your Calendars: Microsoft Announces Mid-2018 SharePoint 2019 Release

Mark Your Calendars: Microsoft Announces Mid-2018 SharePoint 2019 Release

On day two of Ignite, Microsoft announced plans to release preview versions of Office 2019 and SharePoint Server 2019 by 2018. According to Jared Spataro, general manager for Microsoft Office, the preview edition of SharePoint Server 2019 will be out by the middle of the year.

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Microsoft Sets a Soft Expiration Date on Standalone Office Deployments, More News

Microsoft Sets a Soft Expiration Date on Standalone Office Deployments, More News

Wehn Satya Nadella stepped in as CEO of Microsoft, the Redmond, Wash.-based company set a clear vision for its future — a future in the cloud and in services. What was never made clear was where this left users of its standalone Office software.

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Microsoft Buys Intentional Software to Enhance Team Productivity

Microsoft Buys Intentional Software to Enhance Team Productivity

Microsoft doubled down on its productivity vision yesterday with the announcement that it would buy Intentional Software. Bellevue, Wash.-based Intentional develops productivity tools across hardware devices and is pushing the boundaries of what can be done in the productivity space.

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Microsoft Offers Deep Yammer Integration With Office

It's been four years in the making, but Microsoft seems to have finally decided where Yammer fits in the Microsoft environment. The enterprise social network has languished within the Redmond-Wash.-based software giant since its 2012 acquisition, raising repeated questions of what exactly the company planned to do with it.

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Microsoft Is Adding Office, OneDrive, Skype to Lenovo Phones

Microsoft Is Adding Office, OneDrive, Skype to Lenovo Phones

Microsoft continues to push its core productivity apps to the owners of the world's most dominant mobile devices — this time, in a deal with Lenovo, which acquired the Motorola smartphone business from Google in October 2014. Microsoft and Lenovo announced a deepening of their strategic relationship last Friday.

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Doc Mgt Roll-Up: Talk to Your Google Docs

Doc Mgt Roll-Up: Talk to Your Google Docs

Over the past two years, Google  has continuously added functionality to Google Docs and the wider Google for Work suite. This week, it introduced Voice typing for Google Docs. This means users can capture ideas, compose an agenda or even write proposals without having to touch their keyboard.

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Doc Mgt Roll-Up: Office 2016 Details

Doc Mgt Roll-Up: Office 2016 Details

Microsoft confirmed this week that Office 2016 will be released Sept. 22. It also announced organizations on volume licensing schemes will be able to download Office 2016 starting Oct. 1. Knock us over with a feather. The dates of Microsoft releases are generally leaked well in advance and this one was no exception. Office

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