Office IT Pro Blog

News and tips for IT professionals who plan, implement, and maintain Office.
  • What is Office 365 ProPlus Preview?

    Hopefully by now, you have heard that the new Office Preview is available to download and try out. One of the areas of focus in this new version of Office is Office 365. If you aren’t familiar with Office 365, Office 365 is a cloud-based service...
  • Using Click-to-Run to install the new Office

    How long does it take to install Office 2010? Well, first you need to find the Office 2010 software and start running Setup. Then you have to wait until Setup is completely finished. After Setup is finished, you need to download and apply updates or service...
  • System requirements for Office 2013 Preview

    You are itching to give the new Office a spin and we don’t blame you! It’s everything you’ve grown fond of plus many cool new features all rolled up in a beautiful package of apps that play so well together. Before you jump in, take...
  • Resources for the new Office release

    Yes we’ve been busy! With the release of the new Office, we have lots of new resources for you to look at. To get started, have a look at our new Tech Centers: Office for IT pros New Office for IT pros Office 365 for IT pros And...
  • What’s new for IT Pros in the new Office release?

    We hope you’ve had a chance to try out the Consumer Preview release of the new Office, which has lots of new features and improvements to help you more easily manage your Office installations. You can find these features and improvements in What...
  • Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run

    Click-to-Run is a Microsoft streaming and virtualization technology that significantly reduces the time that is required to download and use Office products. Administrators who have signed up for Office 365 can use the Office Deployment Tool to stage...
  • Office 365 ProPlus Administrator Series on the Office 365 Preview blog

    In case you missed it, Jeremy Chapman (Senior Product Manager at Microsoft for Office) has a series of posts about Office 365 ProPlus Preview for IT Pros on the new Office 365 Preview blog. You might know Jeremy from TechEd North America 2012 where he...