Office 365 Brings the Cloud to Education

Unattributed, Microsoft, Jan 12, 2011
Commentary by Stephen Downes

From the article: "Microsoft announced today [January 11] 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." This is enterprise software, not so much stuff for the desktop - "Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online, Office Web Apps, and Office Professional Plus desktop software." And, according to the article, Office 365 for education includes "enterprise-class tools for better communication and collaboration." Existing Live@edu students will migrate to the new system. I don't see this so much as a game-changer as Microsoft reading 'cloud' and thinking 'enterprise'. And maybe they're right?
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