LinkedIn Acquisition Will Boost Microsoft CRM Dominance


LinkedIn acquisition fuels Microsoft's expansion by introducing natively integrated social, analytics, and more

Just last week, Microsoft announced they would be acquiring professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the largest acquisition in the company's history.

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Free Software: Too Good to Be True

Free software may cost more than you think.

Imagine you're in the market to buy a car. When doing research, what do you look for?

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Address Verification Quick Sheet

The topic of address verification is unlikely to become the Next Big Thing™ everyone talks about when they go out with their friends on the weekends.

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Gartner: Microsoft Named Magic Quadrant Leader 9 Years Running

For the ninth consecutive year, world-renowned research and advisory firm Gartner has positioned Microsoft as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence for its cloud-based Power BI software product.

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Microsoft's New Partnership Philosophy

Not one to sit idle, Microsoft has been on a big-time partnership kick over the past year.

Cooperation and partnerships appear to be the new vision for Microsoft. Since Satya Nadella took over as CEO of Microsoft two years ago, replacing Steve Ballmer, Microsoft has worked hard to cultivate its image to align with the company's new direction.

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Microsoft Office 365 Continues To Dominate

2015 was a very good year for Microsoft Office 365 — as well as for products and applications that leverage Office, such as StratusLIVE! — thanks in large part to the boom in adoption rates for cloud computing among businesses and nonprofits.

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Latest Acquisition Boosts Microsoft Data Insight

In other great Microsoft news, it was announced that the software giant recently completed the acquisition of Metanautix, a data analysis company whose aim is to tear down data silos in order to "connect the 'data supply chain,' no matter what [sic] the type, size or location of an organization’s data."

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Microsoft Venture Expands Philanthropic Investment

Tech giant reaffirms commitment to philanthropic mission with launch of new organization 

Microsoft is known for its charitable programs, mainly thanks to the ongoing work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Nonprofits And New Technology

In the early days of the California gold rush, Americans with urgent messages for the western frontier were confronted with a problem.

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Microsoft Ousts Salesforce As Most Used Business Cloud App

As more companies embrace the cloud, Microsoft emerges as the leader among cloud apps for business.

When the founders of StratusLIVE chose Microsoft Dynamics CRM as the platform on which we built our award-winning nonprofit software, it was following extensive research into Microsoft's capabilities, functionality, integration, and vision.

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