Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Microsoft to Extend Office to the Browser: Q&A

This only got a few minutes during the morning keynote at PDC today, but it’s a big part of the software + services story; see the full interview for more details; I’ll post some impressions later…

PressPass: What are you announcing today?

Capossela: As part of the next release of Office, we’re announcing that Microsoft will deliver Office Web applications - lightweight versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote - through a browser. With these new applications, people can use a browser to create, edit, and collaborate on Office documents. What’s great is that this provides a consistent Office experience when and where our customers want it, regardless of whether they are accessing their Office documents through the PC, phone, or browser.

Microsoft to Extend Office to the Browser: Q&A: Microsoft Senior Vice President Chris Capossela discusses how extending Office applications to the browser will increase choice and flexibility for customers.

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