Microsoft Scores Several New Big Government And Educational Contracts

Microsoft has actively been pitching its software and services to enterprises, institutions and organizations around the world, and the results are showing, big time, it must be added.

The company has just announced that a total of eight government and education organizations have decided to adapt its Office 365 cloud productivity suite. All organizations revealed that they could reduce costs while improving collaboration of their employees.

Microsoft published a statement boasting that more than 1 million US government workers are set to make the switch to Office 365 with these new agreements:

“Public sector organizations are increasingly choosing Microsoft Office 365 for cloud-based communications and collaboration to maximize information technology investments in the face of extreme budget challenges.

These eight new customers represent the breadth of agencies and education institutions that now have access to the latest versions of familiar Office productivity solutions as they choose the cloud to help reduce IT management and data hosting costs.”

The press release goes onto list the new organizations that are ready to adapt Microsoft’s productivity suite, including the City of Kansas City, and the City of Seattle, Sacramento State, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Dupage County and King County, Wash.

Educational institutes include important organizations like the University of Miami, California State University and the University of Colorado.

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