Microsoft has confirmed May 12th, 2010 for the official launch of Office 2010
, its next-generation Office System. Of course that, considering the customer segment that will be allowed to access the office 2010 RTM bits early, the upcoming events worldwide are, in effect, the business launch of Office 2007ís successor. In the first half of March 2010, Microsoft revealed that business customers would be able to buy Office 2010 come May 12, with the general public getting the productivity suite a month later. The next generation of SharePoint will accompany Office 2010 in the launch planned for approximately a month and a half away.