Pender's Blog

Blog archive

Microsoft’s 2010 Starts on May 12

Partners, enjoy the next couple of months as much as you can because things are going to get a little crazy after that. May 12 will be the true first day of 2010 for Microsoft, with the company releasing a raft of products for availability to businesses that day.

Office 2010 will be the star, of course, but the other 2010-branded offerings that will take the stage on May 12 will include SharePoint (arguably a much bigger deal for the channel than Office), Project and Visio.

Microsoft has also decided to offer a free upgrade to Office 2010 for customers who buy Office 2007 between March 5 and Sept. 30. The upgrade plan is part of Microsoft’s “technology guarantee” program, also known as an effort not to cannibalize Office 2007 sales for the next few months.

There’s not a lot more we can say except that this spring and summer are going to (hopefully) be pretty exciting for members of the Microsoft Partner Network.

Which new Microsoft product will have the biggest impact on your business? Let us know at [email protected]

Posted by Lee Pender on 03/08/2010 at 1:22 PM


Featured

  • Microsoft 365 Business To Get Azure Active Directory Premium P1 Perks

    Subscribers to Microsoft 365 Business (which is being renamed this month to "Microsoft 365 Business Premium") will be getting Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing at no additional cost.

  • How To Use .CSV Files with PowerShell, Part 1

    When it comes to bulk administration, few things are handier than .CSV files. In this two-part series, Brien demos his top techniques for working with .CSV files in PowerShell. First up: How to create a .CSV file.

  • SameSite Cookie Changes Rolled Back Until Summer

    The Chromium Project announced on Friday that it's delaying enforcement of SameSite cookie changes, and is temporarily rolling back those changes, because of the COVID-19 turmoil.

  • Basic Authentication Extended to 2H 2021 for Exchange Online Users

    Microsoft is now planning to disable Basic Authentication use with its Exchange Online service sometime in the "second half of 2021," according to a Friday announcement.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.