Better Solutions and More Product Options With 2007 Microsoft Office Release

by admin February 16, 2006 at 11:37 am

Customers to Receive Better Solutions and More Product Options With 2007 Microsoft Office Release
New and improved programs, servers and services will give customers unparalleled flexibility.

REDMOND, Wash. ?¢‚Ǩ‚Äù Feb. 15, 2006 ?¢‚Ǩ‚Äù Microsoft Corp. today announced the lineup of its upcoming 2007 Microsoft?Ç¬Æ Office system products, previously code-named Microsoft Office ?¢‚Ǩ?ì12,?¢‚Ǩ¬ù including new and improved suites, applications, servers and services to be available by the end of 2006. The 2007 release is designed to increase individual impact, simplify collaboration, streamline business processes and content management, and improve business insight. The product and packaging lineup is grounded in a deep understanding of how customers?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ needs intersect with trends in the workplace. Microsoft will make available both enhanced and new packaging options to make it easier for customers to purchase the solutions that best meet their unique business needs.

?¢‚Ǩ?ìThe 2007 release is the productivity breakthrough that customers have been asking for,?¢‚Ǩ¬ù said Chris Capossela, corporate vice president of the Information Worker Product Management Group at Microsoft. ?¢‚Ǩ?ìToday, we?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢re revealing new products in the Microsoft Office system and a number of new options that provide customers with flexibility in how they purchase our products. That?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s great news for businesses eager to provide their workers with the best productivity tools possible for information management and collaboration.?¢‚Ǩ¬ù

On the desktop, the 2007 release will include new and improved software suites and applications for volume license and retail customers. Major productivity advancements will be experienced through a new, results-oriented user interface. For volume license customers, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007, the new name for a significantly updated release of Microsoft Office Professional Enterprise Edition 2003, will deliver improved information management and teamwork solutions through integration with new Microsoft Office SharePoint?Ç¬Æ Server 2007 capabilities, as well as inclusion of Microsoft Office Communicator. In addition, a new offering called Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 builds on the capabilities of Office Professional Plus 2007 by extending collaboration and mobility scenarios through inclusion of Microsoft Office Groove?Ç¬Æ 2007 and Microsoft Office OneNote?Ç¬Æ 2007. Retail customers will also have a new option for bringing the power of Office productivity into their homes. Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, an updated release of Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003, will be available for home users.

Two new product offerings in the 2007 release will help address common organizational needs. Office Groove 2007, an updated release of Groove Virtual Office software, will enable teams to work together dynamically inside collaborative work spaces regardless of location or network connection. Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007, partially based on Microsoft Office FrontPage?Ç¬Æ 2003 technologies, is part of the next-generation Web design tools that will help customers create and customize Microsoft SharePoint Web sites and build workflow-enabled applications using SharePoint Technologies.

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