Microsoft Is Planning To Retire For Office 365

According to sources familiar with Microsoft, the company is planning to replace the technology, interface of with Office 365, and migrate all users over to Office 365 by this year.

Recent rumor is that Microsoft might be planning to replace the technology and user interface of and migrate all users to Office 365. This migration of to Office 365 will happen sometime this year.

According to Verge, the primary reason for the migration is to ensure Microsoft’s Outlook, Exchange, and Office 365 platforms are aligned. In favor of keeping consistency, Microsoft is also planning to migrate users to Office 365 platform. It is also expected there could be some UI changes as part of the swap.

I expect there will be some visual enhancements,

We debated a couple of ways we could have gone about it, but given the other goals we have for Exchange, Outlook, and it seemed like the most straightforward way to do it.

– Rob Lefferts – Microsoft General Manager Of Office Apps

This type of migration is not new to Microsoft and longtime users of Microsoft’s email service will remember migration like Hotmail to Live to It is also worth noting that Microsoft has not updated its consumer email service for quite a few months and the company has removed support for Google and Facebook chat to simplify its migration plans.

Microsoft Outlook Web App

Microsoft Outlook Web App

The domain will remain active and existing users will continue to enjoy the free email service without the subscription benefits of Office 365. This report comes a few days after Microsoft announced plans to give developers a way to make apps that will work across, Outlook on the desktop and Office 365.

Source: The Verge

Amarnath Natarajan

I am a freelance programmer and tech enthusiast. In my spare time I contribute to this website.

Help Us Grow

If you like this post, please share it with your friends.

You are free to copy and redistribute this article in any medium or format, as long as you keep the links in the article or provide a link back to this page.

You may also like...