Thursday, October 27, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony Brings PlayStation Vue To Android TVs
Apple unveils new MacBook Pro Featuring Touch Bar, Ultra-thin Design
Apple unveils new TV app for Apple TV, iPhone and iPad
Uber Lays Out Plans Future of On-Demand Urban Air Transportation
Facebook Offers Halloween-themed Face Filters for Live videos
Twitter Announces Restructuring and Headcount Reduction, Shuts Down Vine
Qualcomm Is Buying NXP Semiconductors in A $38.1B Deal
Fujitsu Launches First 4 Mbit ReRAM
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Windows MS Office upgrade coming in 2006

Microsoft plans to release a new version of the Windows version of its Office productivity software next year, company chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates said Tuesday.

Although many insiders had speculated that a new version of Office would come in 2006, Microsoft until Tuesday had not publicly confirmed when it would deliver the product. A 2006 release is in line with Microsoft's two- to three-year release schedules for Office. The last major version, Office 2003, arrived in late 2003.

Microsoft officials have been coy about the next Office release, which has been referred to as Office 12. Gates, in a speech at a Microsoft event for developers in Las Vegas, said the new release will offer enhancements in areas such as workflow capabilities, rights management, advanced scheduling, document sharing and business intelligence.

"Those are areas where Office has gotten richer and will in the next big release, which is coming sometime next year," Gates said.

Nailing down the date to 2006 is good, said Rob Helm, director of research at Directions on Microsoft. Still, Microsoft could provide more details to the general public on its product plans. Only a few customers who buy upgrade rights ahead of time are getting more information, under nondisclosure agreements, according Helm.

With Office 12, Microsoft is expected to release more server products designed for workgroup collaboration. Industry observers and analysts have speculated a new Excel server might be in the works, for example, but Microsoft has declined to comment. Existing server products in the Office System family include Project Server, Portal Server and Live Communications Server.

Microsoft originally planned to ship Office 12 alongside the next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn. The Office release is now likely to come before the new Windows version, which Microsoft has said will be broadly available in late 2006.

Microsoft, Philips tie up software deal        All News        Hitachi Boosts Speed for Notebook Hard Drive
Microsoft, Philips tie up software deal     General Computing News      iTunes Launches European Expansion

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Windows 10 Anniversary Update For Mobiles Is Rolling Out
Windows 10 Anniversary Update Released
Viber Now Available On All Windows 10 Devices
Major Windows 10 Anniversary Update Coming on August 2
Microsoft Says Users Can Still Deny Windows 10 Upgrade
Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update Now Available For Download
Upgrading To Windows 10 Will Cost $119 After July
Microsoft's BUILD 2016 Conference Kicks Off
Windows 10 Mobile Upgrade Finally Arrives For Windows 8.1 Phones
Microsoft Kills Android Bridge For Windows 10
Microsoft Wins Large Windows 10 Contract By US Department of Defense
Microsoft to Offer Windows 10 Changelog For Future Updates

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .