Feeds

Office 2010 beta sneaks onto wild wild web

(Spread)sheeeeeeeeit!

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

A beta version of Microsoft’s Office 2010 software package has unsurprisingly tipped up on some BitTorrent sites ahead of its expected official release next week.

In recent days the beta code has begun to appear on the likes of The Pirate Bay et al.

Elsewhere, IT site Craving Tech has posted some screenshots of what Office 2010 beta looks like.

Microsoft will host its annual Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles next week, where it’s widely expected that the vendor will announce the beta release of its flagship word-processing, spreadsheet, email and presentation software.

The firm squirted out a tech preview of Office 2010 to a limited number of testers in July this year. That code also spilled its guts on the torrent sites ahead of its official release.

A completed version of the suite isn't expected to ship until the first half of next year.

Meanwhile a browser-based preview of Office 2010 finally rocked up in September for some testers to tinker with, it's not yet clear if that will be made available as part of the beta launch next week. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
The Heartbleed Bug: how to protect your business with Symantec
What happens when the next Heartbleed (or worse) comes along, and what can you do to weather another chapter in an all-too-familiar string of debilitating attacks?
New hybrid storage solutions
Tackling data challenges through emerging hybrid storage solutions that enable optimum database performance whilst managing costs and increasingly large data stores.