The Office Team has announced that Office 2010 has reached release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone! This means that development work is done and that they are now preparing product packaging and making it available to you.
The following launch dates have been announced;
-April 22: Office 2010 RTM will become available for MSDN and TechNet customers.
-April 27: English version will be made available to Volume License Customers with Software Assurance (SA).
-May 1: Volume License Customers without SA will be able to purchase the new Office 2010 products.
-May 12: Official launch of Office 2010 for business customers.
-June (15): Office 2010 will become available for for everyone.
Note: The Office 2010 BETA will expire on October 31, 2010.