Attention: This page is scheduled to be removed on June 30, 2014. Please refer to the Message Center in the Office 365 admin portal to stay informed about changes to your Office 365 service, including new features and actions you need to take to keep your service running smoothly.

If you are not a Small Business customer, please visit the Office 365 Service Upgrade Center for Enterprise.

Welcome! The Service Upgrade Center rounds up what’s new in the Office 365 for small business, details the service upgrade experience, and provides resources you can share with your organization so they know what to expect and when to expect it.

What’s New in the Office 365 Service Upgrade

The 2013 service upgrade will deliver exciting new features, including:

  • Wider support for mobile devices, so you and your staff can be more productive in more places.

  • Integration between online conferencing, social networks, and email for improved collaboration.

  • Smarter email, calendar and contacts with broader mobile support.

  • Improved management capabilities in the redesigned Office 365 admin portal.

Explore what's new in the Office 365 service upgrade

What to expect with the service upgrade

We'll be rolling out the service upgrade over the course of 2013, and it is completely automated. During the upgrade, email, instant messaging and sites will keep working. And if the date we schedule your service upgrade for isn't a good time for you, you can postpone it.

Learn more about the service upgrade experience

Resources for the Service upgrade

Find the help and guidance you need in one place. Communicate service upgrade news to your users and manage expectations with ready-to-use email templates, or find existing Microsoft training materials for users.

Explore the service upgrade resources section

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