SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 – Sneak Peak…
Recently, the SharePoint Product Team released information regarding the next version of SharePoint; SharePoint 2010. News regarding the next version of Microsoft Office; Office 2010 is also surfacing. As I regularly get questions from customers regarding both products I thought I’d pull together a list of useful resources and information.
So, what is SharePoint 2010 ?
What will I need to use SharePoint 2010?
What other things can I do to get ready for SharePoint 2010?
- If you're thinking about deploying SharePoint, we recommend 64-bit hardware as the way forward
- Deploy Service Pack 2 for Windows SharePoint Service 3.0 and Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2007
- Run the Upgrade Checker Tool
- Continue to follow best practices in your SharePoint Server 2007 environment
- Developers should check-out the Visual Studio 2008 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services (VSeWSS), version 1.3
- Developers should take a look at LINQ and Silverlight development
Where can I get more info on SharePoint 2010?
- At the SharePoint Conference 2009!
- At the SharePoint 2010 FAQ
- The Official SharePoint Sneak Peak site
- Check-out the SharePoint 2010 video demo
- Keep up-to-date with this blog!
What is Office 2010?
|The next version of Microsoft Office. Office 2010 aims to “give you rich and powerful new ways to deliver your best work - whether you’re at work, home, or school - on a computer, Web browser, or Smartphone”.|
What is new in Office 2010?
- See here for videos regarding Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and other Office 2010 client applications
Where can I get info on Office 2010 (client)?
- At the Office 2010 Movie Site
- At the Microsoft.com Site
- Consider signing up to the Office 2010 Tech Preview
I hope the above information has wet your appetite. We hope to share lots more information with you once more details can be released to the public. Enjoy!
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James Kemp SharePoint Architecture Consultant Microsoft Consulting Services UK James.Kemp@Microsoft.com