Microsoft Office 2010 Beta has been available for quite some time now, Alex has put together a nice post listing 5 reasons why you might want to consider upgrading to Office 2010.
Microsoft is offering Office 2010 free to some US partners and Office 2007 users. Microsoft has announced a program called Technology Guarantee under which users who activate their copy of Office 2007 between March 5th to September 30th will be offered free upgrade to Office 2010.
In a blog post the Office 2010 team has listed the Technology Guarantee program conditions:
- Purchase Office 2007, or a new PC with Office 2007, and activate it between March 5, 2010 and September 30, 2010.
- Have, or create a Windows Live ID.
- Redeem your Tech Guarantee before October 31, 2010 by visiting www.office.com/techg.
- Available only to US Reseller and Distribution partners
- One needs to complete three training courses at the Microsoft Partner university
Microsoft has already revealed Office 2010 pricing for the US and UK markets:
Office 2010 box art was leaked quite a while back and here are some box shots: