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The new Office is now available for business customers

Business customers around the world can now purchase the on-premises versions of the new Office products–including Office 2013, Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Project 2013 and Visio 2013–through Microsoft Volume Licensing. Broad availability of the new Office through retail and online channels is planned for the first quarter of 2013. The new Office gives customers a comprehensive set of productivity tools to help them do their…

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Introducing the new Office on Windows Phone 8

  By Bert Van Hoof, Office Engineering Today, we’re proud to introduce the new Office; it comes pre-installed on every Windows Phone 8, which is launching worldwide today. When we started on this journey we set five clear objectives: All your Office documents, where and when you want them The best Office document rendering on any phone All your notes – in one place and with you, anywhere Communicate and…

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OneNote and Lync Come to Windows Store

With the launch of Windows today, we are introducing new versions of existing Office applications. The new OneNote and Lync apps are available today for free through the Windows Store.  Both have been redesigned to take advantage of the Windows experience with immersive touch capabilities throughout.  They also work well with mouse and keyboard, so you can have a great experience whether you’re on-the-go, on the couch or at your…

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Office 365 University for Higher-Education Students

Today, we’re introducing a new offering for university and college students called Office 365 University. Available in the first quarter of 2013, Office 365 University will be offered online, at retail locations and at Microsoft Stores in 52 markets worldwide. Starting today, eligible students can buy Office University 2010 or Office University for Mac 2011 and receive a free subscription to Office 365 University when it becomes available.

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Office Reaches RTM!

Today we reached an important milestone in the development of the new Office.  Moments ago, the Office engineering team signed off on the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build. This milestone means the coding and testing phase of the project is complete and we are now focused on releasing the new Office via multiple distribution channels to our consumer and business customers. This is the most ambitious release of Office we’ve…