Office 2010 Full Version is finally available for hardware manufacturers as well as users.
Update on Office 2010 Release
Full version of Office 2010 has now been released to the market for public purchase. You can go buy Office 2010 at nearest PC retail store. If you buy a new PC or a notebook, you will be getting a starter version of Office 2010, dubbed as Office Starter 2010 , without any additional cost to you. This pre-installed version of Office 2010 is specifically meant for those,
Microsoft Office 2010 has finally reached its Release To Manufacturing(RTM) stage. In other words, the product development and enhancement stages are completely over and the product is absolutely ready to be offered to Microsoft partners and other prominent hardware manufacturers for integration and pre-installation into PC hardware, laptops, netbooks etc.
And its not just Office 2010 but SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010 and Project 2010 as well that have reached RTM stage.
From the Office 2010 team blog…
RTM is the final engineering milestone of a product release and our engineering team has poured their heart and soul into reaching this milestone. It is also an appropriate time to re-emphasize our sincere gratitude to the more than 5,000 organizations and partners who have worked with us on rapid deployment and testing of the products
This also reaffirms our earlier reporting that the Office 2010 team is well on its pre-determined target and Office 2010 should be available for the general public purchase by early June 2010.
Ever since the pre-sales of Office 2010 started off, microsoft lovers have been eagerly waiting for MS Office 2010 application suite and with this RTM milestone news, the long wait is about to get over very soon.