Category: Office Live

Another Microsoft collaboration tool on its way

See Mary Jo Foley’s write-up of Microsoft Office Live Workspace. Why Microsoft insists on calling multiple different products with the same name, I’ll never understand. I’ve signed up for the MOLW beta waiting list. I’ll let you know what I think if and when I’m allowed in.

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Posted in All, Office Live, Services, Software, Technology on Oct 1st, 2007, 10:09 am by David Schrag     

Hosted SharePoint: A provider comparison

A few clients of mine are seeking to build extranets — collaborative online environments that cross corporate boundaries. These sites will be used for password-protected sharing of documents, discussions, calendars, and other types of information. Although it’s possible for a small company to host its own extranet on Small Business Server, it’s not advisable. There […]

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Posted in All, Office Live, Services, SharePoint, Technology on Sep 7th, 2007, 4:46 pm by David Schrag  1 comment   

Need a Groove Server? Maybe, maybe not.

Here’s a good explanation of how the components of Microsoft Groove fit together. Although after reading this, I still have a question: Can people who buy Office Groove 2007 (retail box) or Office Enterprise (volume licensing) share data via the Internet as soon as they install Groove, or do they have to purchase GES? I […]

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Posted in All, Groove, Office 2007, Office Live, Software, Technology on Jul 31st, 2007, 7:07 pm by David Schrag