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Microsoft To Release New BPOS Preview Soon

Microsoft is on the verge of releasing a public preview version of its upgraded cloud-based enterprise solutions suite.

Speaking during a media event in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft's general manager of online services Betsy Frost Webb said that the company will release a preview version of its upgraded Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) by the end of this year.

Webb said: “A lot of customers are seeing the cloud as an opportunity to move to newer versions of the applications that they're already using.”

According to the software giant, the new BPOS enterprise tool will come with latest versions of its sever software products along with Office Web Apps, which includes online version of Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint.

Microsoft's BPOS offers a wide range of enterprise level productivity and communications tools like Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Office Communications Online, and Office Live Meeting, that allows users to create and send e-mails, instant messages, share documents and plan meetings.