Microsoft India launches 18 office-based applications
New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd today launched 18 office-based applications in areas like e-governance, education, and defence for the Indian market.
The applications, developed by local ISV partners, also included specific vertical solutions for the banking, publishing and retail sectors, as well as a financial and an Office Student and Teacher Edition.
Besides, Microsoft also announced its new Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 -- the new name for the latest release of Microsoft Office Professional Enterprise Edition 2003. The new application will deliver improved solutions through integration with new Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 capabilities, as well as the inclusion of Microsoft Office Communicator.
''The 2007 release will include new and improved software suites and applications for volume license and retail customers, and is aimed to increase individual impact, simplify collaborations, streamline business processes and content management,'' Microsoft Corporation Business Division President Jeff Raikes told reporters here.
''The 2007 Microsoft Office, which is currently in Beta, will be out in the market by the end of this calender year,'' he added.
Asked about the features of 2007 Office, Mr Jaikes said, ''It searches faster and has better access and use of business intelligence capabilities. We have used the common office tools as a foundation for business intelligence and haven't changed the developed schedule at all.'' As part of the 2007 release, Microsoft is introducing a full range of new and improved servers that will integrate solutions across collaboration, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and forms, Business Intelligence (BI), and Enterprise Project Management (EPM) scenarios.
Microsoft India Corporation Pvt Ltd has seven offices across Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune and Chennai and is engaged in consulting and marketing of Microsoft products.
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