Microsoft Office blog announced yesterday that the new Office is now available for purchase through the Microsoft Volume Licensing. The new Office includes Office 2013, Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Project 2013 and Visio 2013.
The announcement likewise said that full availability of the new Office will be implemented during the first quarter next year.
So what's new about this new Office software from Microsoft?
According the blog post, here are the reasons why the new Office is great.
The new Office works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard to give you the ultimate productivity experience. It brings the familiar Office experience to a wide range of new devices and gives you the best experience on Windows.*
The new Office is inherently social with real-time news feeds for people, documents and discussions, high-definition video conferencing**, shared notebooks and virtual whiteboards.
The new Office provides security features without compromise, includes data loss prevention, compliance management, built-in malware protection, and flexible deployment options across on- premises and in the cloud.
The new Office is in the cloud. Coupled with new cloud services available next year, the new Office will save your documents to SkyDrive by default, and your personalized settings, templates and documents will travel with you.*