Pender's Blog

Blog archive

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Beta, Dumps BPOS Name

Finally, an honest-to-goodness, basically full-featured, legitimate online version of Microsoft Office is in beta. It's competitively priced and aimed squarely at the right market -- small and tiny businesses. And, fortunately, Microsoft decided to drop one of the worst and most hilarious product names of all time -- BPOS -- and give the service a decent moniker, Office 365. Although we are worried that Xbox 360 might get jealous at some point...

Posted by Lee Pender on 10/20/2010 at 1:23 PM


Featured

  • Microsoft Deprecating Windows To Go

    Microsoft plans to put an end to its Windows To Go product in the near future, according to a Friday support article.

  • Microsoft Releases Hyper-V Server 2019 After Long Delay

    Acknowledging that the release took "way too long," Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 2019 available for download from the Microsoft Evaluation Center page.

  • Forklift Container

    A Better Way To Upgrade Hyper-V Storage

    It's time again for Brien to perform a major storage upgrade on his Hyper-V hosts. But this time, he's taking a new approach.

  • RAMBleed Side-Channel Attack Method Disclosed by Researchers

    Academic researchers this week published information about another side-channel attack method, called "RAMBleed," that can expose information from memory chips, including encryption key information.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.