Resources From and Facts About Microsoft

Microsoft PressPass has been renamed to the Microsoft News Centre.

Have you seen their interesting facts on Microsoft worldwide including their timeline, revenues, head count, locations, etc?  There was plenty that surprised me, especially their real-estate footprint, wow.

If you’d like to know who the really big cheeses are, check out the senior executive leaders’ pics and bio’s.

On this site you will also find the latest industry analysis reports from Gartner, IDC, Forrester etc.

And then a whole lot of official Microsoft logos and photos for use.

Some news is that the pricing for Office 2010 has been released.

In case you haven’t seen it, the SharePoint Social Computing site is pretty cool – hover over the 4 icons and watch the graphics at work.  This site highlights the benefits of Web 2.0 technologies for the Enterprise.

If you need a SharePoint demo, look no further; here are dozens of them ranging from My Sites to Business Intelligence to SPD. (I’ve also added this link to the Free Stuff on my website).

The official site for SharePoint 2010 has all the info you’ll need to on the beta version that’s out and you can download it, (not you, end users, only for techies).

If you are a curious end user, you can watch the video on how SharePoint 2010 is different from the 2007 version, click on the SharePoint Spotlight video, (56.43 minutes).

Coming back home, this is Microsoft South Africa’s site.  Their news can also be found in the South African Press Room.

Happy surfing!

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