3. Microsoft New Products Update

Microsoft have launched new versions of many of their products over recent weeks, the Computing Services Shop can now supply Colleges and Departments with:

Sharepoint Designer 2007

Office Enterprise 2007

Project Professional 2007

Visio Professional 2007

Sharepoint Server 2007 (Standard and Enterprise)

Sharepoint Server Search Standard

Project 2007 Server

Groove 2007 Server

Expression Web

Microsoft Vista Upgrade

Microsoft Vista Enterprise is being distributed via IT Support Staff, this is a trial distribution service with OUCS providing the KMS (Key Management Server) that is needed for the regular authentication of the Vista Enterprise product. Full details of this have been distributed to IT Support Staff and can be found within the ITSS Wiki.

Note that the initial distribution was for Vista Business, however the Campus Agreement has now been extended to allow the distribution of Vista Enterprise.

"Work at Home" copies of Windows Vista and Office 2007 are on order form Microsoft, these will be available from the Computing Services Shop as soon as they arrive. If your University card describes you as 'College Staff', 'University Staff' or 'Congregation' you are entitled to use one copy of Office 2007 and/or Windows Vista Upgrade on your own computer wherever that may be, for the continuation of your academic-related work at home, provided that you install the copy using "work at home" media obtained from the Computing Services Shop.

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