Microsoft confirms Office 365 launch date, general availability on June 28

Office 365 LogoOffice 365, the big brother of Windows Live, was revealed back in October last year, and is set to replace Office Live Small Business and [email protected] services when it launches. After a period of beta testing since then, Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Partner Group, posted the following Twitter message recently revealing the launch date for Office 365:

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Microsoft on the official Office 365 blog also revealed that there will be a webcast on June 28 to "share the latest Office 365 news". Microsoft expanded the beta testing of Office 365 back in April, allowing users and business from 38 countries around the world to try out Office 365. At launch on June 28, we understand that Office 365 will be available in 40 different countries.