Office Outlook 2007 CU/HotFix f/u: "Best version of Outlook ever" per MS VP Will Kennedy

This is a follow-up to last week's post in which I shared the fantastic perf enhancements in the latest-&-greatest Outlook 2007 Cumulative Update / HotFix. 

My post prompted a reply from Will Kennedy, Microsoft Corporate VP of Outlook & InfoPath.  Will shared the following:

I’m glad you’re happy with it! Thanks for the comments and the support on your blog.

Our team has been working for the last year to make this the Best Version of Outlook Ever, with a particular focus on performance and calendar reliability. I hope that our customers are pleased with our efforts.

Happy?   Well, Will, if "tickled pink" weren't a metaphor I'd be fuchsia from head-to-toe.

As an Office power user & perf guy, until last week I'd been genuinely woeful about the future of MS Office.  After experiencing the fruits of the labors of the Outlook team with their update, I am gleeful, thrilled about the future of Office, & eager to get my hands on v.Next.

"The Best Version of Outlook Ever"?  You betcha!

See my original post for additional details including experimental results.  Or just go get the download yourself.  See the whitepaper.  Here's the Outlook team blog.


Jimmy May , MCDBA, MCSE, MCITP: DBA + DB Dev
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"If it is fast and ugly, they will use it and curse you; if it is slow, they will not use it." —Computer science professor, billionaire, & entrepreneur David Cheriton

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