To The Cloud: Microsoft Office 365 brings the Cloud to Education

Microsoft on Tuesday 11th of Jan 2011, announced 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.

Microsoft making the announcement in London at BETT, the world’s largest educational technology showcase also said 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 for education will include everything available in Office 365 for enterprises – Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online, Office Web Apps, and Office Professional Plus desktop software.

Microsoft have also detailed the packaging, pricing for Office 365 for Education (.docx).

You may want to check out Key Benefits of Microsoft Office 365.

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