As interesting as what’s in the next version of Microsoft’s Office are Microsoft’s distribution plans for getting its coming productivity software and services in the hands of more potential users. Reports are circulating that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will take the public wraps off Microsoft’s next version of its Office suite and services, known collectively as the Office 15 wave, on July 16. While select testers have had their hands on private builds of these products for several months, there’s been little concrete information on when and how Microsoft plans to make final versions available of Office 2013 (the expected final name of the Office 15 client); the complementary Exchange, SharePoint and Lync servers; and Office 365, the Microsoft-hosted cloud version of these servers. Read the full story at ZDNet.
When and how will users get the next version of Microsoft’s Office?
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).