Image Gallery: 10 Drivers For Microsoft Surge In 2010
Start with Windows 7, Office 2010, and SharePoint 2010 then add hybrid, on-premise/cloud options for productivity apps, enterprise apps, development and processing power and Microsoft has the makings for a big year.
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Outlook 2010 gains the ribbon interface (finally matching the rest of Office) and exposes tools to compress or ignore threads, categorize and file messages, and clean up the inbox. A Social Connector feature delivered through Exchange links personal profiles, presence awareness, e-mail, messaging and telephony.