Thursday, June 4, 2009

Microsoft Disclose Office and Exchange 2010

At it's virtual press conference on 15 April, Microsoft is back on the new version of its Office productivity suite, Office 2010 now known and not Office 14. Besides this detail, the publisher insisted on its willingness to include its applications in its SaaS strategy, which is software plus services.The components of the office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) expected for next year will be accessible both through a traditional thick client, a web browser or mobile phone. Microsoft talking about ubiquity, since user should have access to his office by the way he chooses.

Support for PDF and ODF:--
It may therefore choose between three web browsers on the market. The editor explained to have worked on interoperability by making its web applications also compatible with Safari or Firefox. Also in the field of interoperability, Office 2010 natively support ODF and PDF formats.

To access the online applications, Microsoft ensures that the installation of the Silverlight plug-in will not be necessary. Nevertheless, it allows the user to have better reporting and access to certain functions like being able to zoom in on a document. If Silverlight is not imposed, usability of web applications Microsoft still seems to depend on it. But it is more especially on the new version of its mail server, and client, Outlook 2010, Microsoft released more details, particularly in terms of functionality.

RMS rules to prevent data leakage:--
Launched in beta April 15, Exchange 2010 should be commercially available by fall. Among the novelties, the administrator should be able to count on an improvement in performance with SATA (Microsoft have worked on ensuring the management of I / O). Exchange 2010 also allows the delegation of rights.

An administrator will be able to authorize a service company to perform certain operations, like create an account due to a recruitment. A delegation to the user also takes place, allowing it through a Web interface to create such groups. On security, Exchange 2010 will feature centralized archiving, not only locally on the client. Strand protection and data leakage is covered by rules RMS (Right Management Services) at the transmission of messages. RMS model can also be applied to key words.

Exchange 2010 will be accompanied by a new Outlook mail client. The new Outlook 2010 are divided into three main categories: information management, voice mail, collaboration.

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