Office 12 Spawns New Servers
According to Microsoft Watch, Microsoft's upcoming Office 12 productivity suite is expected to ship with an array of new server products riding on its coattails. These include an Excel Server, Visio Server and a potential server version of the InfoPath electronic forms application. This development has left the rumor mill whirling about potential Web services. Office 12 belongs to the Longhorn wave of products and is expected to ship after the wave crests in 2006 or later.