Tag: Liveedu

Connecting SkyDrive with Office 365 for education

As schools and other education customers move to Office 365 for education in Australia (more info here), it provides another piece in the jigsaw puzzle of your technology infrastructure. Office 365 for education provides email, Lync communications, Office Web Apps and SharePoint in the Cloud, giving your students new ways to communicate, collaborate and support their learning.... Read more

What you need to tell your teachers and students next week about new SkyDrive

Once again, we’ve just released a bunch of new features for Windows Live SkyDrive – the cloud storage system that’s part of Windows Live, and the [email protected] email service used by millions of teachers and students. You can read all of the detail on the Building Windows 8 blog, and I thought that a short summary would help – especially as so many education... Read more

The largest education cloud customer starts using [email protected]

Last week we announced that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has chosen the Microsoft [email protected] cloud-based email for their 7,000,000 students. The staggering scale of the AICTE – with 10,000 technical colleges, and half a million staff, on top of their 7 million students makes it Microsoft’s largest cloud customer ever. The implementation has already... Read more

Cutting out paper – updating your room booking system

I promised a month’s worth of ideas to help with cutting out paper use in your school/TAFE/university, so that you could have an institutional New Year’s Resolution. So here’s the first idea from my colleague James Marshall on his UK [email protected] blog: Wouldn’t it be great if you could get rid of that pile of paper/book/binder, that holds all the bookings for a particular... Read more

How many [email protected] users are there?

One question I do get asked frequently is “How many [email protected] users are there?”, or more generally “How many education customers use the Microsoft Cloud?”. Often the answer I have to give is outdated - at BETT in 2011, we announced that it had now reached a total of 15M students using [email protected], up from 11M in November 2010. Over on the ‘Official Microsoft Blog’,... Read more