Microsoft helps Kentucky Department of Education to keep student data private


Kentucky Department of Education
announced today
that it is
moving to
live@edu, the cloud-based education system from Microsoft.  This is
Microsoft’s largest deployment to cloud services, involving over 700,000
students, faculty, and staff and saving Kentucky $6.3 million.

What is live@edu?

Live@edu offers educational
institutions free hosted email, calendars, document sharing, instant messaging,
video chat, and more. Students can familiarize themselves with Microsoft tools
that they are likely to use in the workplace. Institutions can be
confident that live@edu will help keep the information it stores in the cloud
safe and private. 

more information about live@edu, see
Free student email
accounts and more
. To learn more about how Microsoft protects data in the cloud, see Privacy in the


About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »