Home Applications Microsoft Reveals ‘Magical’ New Office 2013

Microsoft Reveals ‘Magical’ New Office 2013

0
0

Microsoft’s latest version of Office pushes customers toward using cloud-based services that makes the suite of applications available on any device — PC, tablet or phone — and has a user interface tuned to work with the touch-centric Windows 8 operating system.The combination of the new Office with Windows 8 and Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage make an environment that is more productive than the traditional Office, says Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. "Together I think they’re quite magical," he says.

The company made the announcement during a press conference today in San Francisco but didn’t say when the new Office and its related services will be available. Pricing details will be revealed this fall, the company says.

Ballmer refers to the updated Office suite in combination with cloud subscription services through Office 365 as "the new Office," but the software itself is Office 2013.

Details about the new Office help bring together in a more cohesive way new and updated products that Microsoft has announced recently — the latest operating system, Windows 8, the cloud service SkyDrive, and the new PC/tablets called Surface.

The company’s vision is that consumers will buy a Windows 8 device such as Surface and subscribe for an Office service that provides cloud access to the applications, automatic upgrades, extra cloud storage and Skype minutes for calling regular phones from Office apps. The service accommodates multiple users and devices within a family, for example.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Microsoft reveals ‘magical’ new Office 2013- NetworkWorld.com

Categories:
DABCC

DABCC.com, the world leader in sharing the finest Virtualization & Cloud news and support resources. #Citrix, #VMware, #Microsoft, #Mobility and much more! Brought to you by @douglasabrown & team!

Tell us what you think... Leave a comment below:

Be the First to Comment!

avatar
wpDiscuz

Featured Resources:

Related Articles:

| LATEST FEATURED RESOURCES

White Papers

    Downloads

      Latest Videos

        AWS re:invent 2017 Video: IAM Policy Ninja

        Are you interested in learning how to control access to your AWS resources? Have you wondered how to best scope permissions to achieve least-privilege permissions access control? If your answer is “yes”, this session is for you. We look at the Identity & Access Management policy language, starting with the basics of the policy language […]

        Views All IT News on DABCC.com
        Views All IT Videos on DABCC.com
        Register Today for Disrupt End User Computing Forum 2018

        Visit Our Sponsors

        Close