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Microsoft has opened a Microsoft 365 Insider program to the public, reports ZDNet. The test program is separate from the Windows Insider and Office Insider programs.

Users who sign up for the program get all the news for enterprises, events and the community in one place. In addition, you can see what Microsoft is planning in the areas of collaboration, productivity and security. “In the coming months, we want your help to make this program to make you even more successful in your career and improve your business,” says the company.

The purpose of the program is to provide members of the Windows Insider and Office Insider programs with a place to provide information about Windows, Office client and Office server products and releases aimed at enterprises. Participants are given “a chance to commit themselves more deeply to us to ensure that their product bugs/feedback are heard and forwarded to the product teams”. Participants can also make contact with each other on these subjects.

“The way to think about this is as an evolution of the Windows Insider Program for Business,” said Windows Insider top woman Dona Sarkar. Sarkar and her team will continue to run the new program together with the Office Insiders program. Eventually, it also has to publish test versions of Intune. Intune is Microsoft’s enterprise mobility management service.

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The name of the program may change to Microsoft Insiders in the future, “even though it remains more focused on companies,” says Sarkar. The existing Windows Insider and Office Insider programs will continue to run side by side for the time being. Sarkar says the team is trying to understand what makes sense to merge the Insider programs for a future home user of Windows, whether for Office, Skype or other products.

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