June 21st, 2011, 19:40 PM
Microsoft expected to officially launch Office 365 next week
Microsoft has officially confirmed the launch its much-anticipated Office 365 cloud office application suite service.
The company has posted official notice of an event and webcast, scheduled for Tuesday 28 June from 1500-1600 GMT at the company's New York offices. Chief executive Steve Ballmer is billed to appear at the event.
While Microsoft did not reveal exact details about the event, it is widely believed to signal the launch of the Office 365 service. Earlier this month, a Microsoft executive let the targeted release date slip in a Twitter posting.
Designed to give Microsoft an entry into the cloud-based productivity suite space, Office 365 will allow users to access the normal suite of Office applications along with server-hosted platforms such as SharePoint, Exchange and Lync.
Full story: V3.co.uk
June 22nd, 2011, 14:35 PM
We already have clients waiting for us to deploy office 365. Seems promising for a Microsoft cloud product.