office2010We are very excited that we have reached the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010 and Project 2010!

Our Volume License customers with active Software Assurance (SA) on these products will be the first to receive the 2010 set of products. They will be able to download the products in English via the Volume Licensing Service Center starting April 27. Customers without SA will be able to purchase the new products through Volume Licensing from Microsoft partners starting May 1.  Bits will be available on MSDN on April 22.  

For all the information, please read the Office 2010 Engineering blog announcing RTM.

Are you attending events in South Africa to learn more?

a) TechDays 2010, featuring the SharePoint conference will be the premium event where you can learn more about SharePoint 2010, Office 2010, Unified Communications and the rest of our productivity and core infrastructure solutions.  

b) Office 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 launch Party

  • After TechDays Johannesburg and Cape Town there will be launch parties celebrating the upcoming releases of Office, SharePoint, Project, Visio and SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Registration:  Johannesburg 21 April (click here) and Cape Town 11 May (click here)