Today Microsoft announced plans to release Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007; it is expected to become available in Q4 2011.

SP3 contains a roll-up of all 2007 cumulative and public updates since Service Pack 2 for Office client suites and applications as well as SharePoint Servers.  It also includes updates for Project 2007 and Visio 2007, as well as downloads to 35 Office Language Interface Packs, including Farsi, Armenian and Bengali.

SP3 will be offered through the Microsoft Download Center as a manual download, and after 90 days will become an automatic update for Office 2007 customers. Read more about SP3 on the CAPES Blog here. Alternatively, many businesses now choose to move to  Microsoft Office 2010 and sign up for Microsoft Office 365. Now is a great time to move to the latest and best in productivity and collaboration tools.  Find out more information about trialing Office 2010 and Office 365 for free, here. For more information on SharePoint 2010, go here.