On Friday, Microsoft announced the dates they will be releasing Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. April 2010 the products will go RTM and probably made available to Technet / MSDN / MLVS etc… And May 12th, 2010 is the big “official day” of release.
Here’s the blog post from the Sharepoint team blog:
SharePoint 2010 & Office 2010 Launch
Today, we officially announced that May 12th, 2010, is the launch date for SharePoint 2010 & Office 2010. In addition, we announced our intent to RTM (Release to Manufacturing) this April 2010.
It’s an exciting time for us! We hope you can virtually join us on May 12th at 11am EST to listen to Stephen Elop, President of the Microsoft Business Division, announce the launch. You can register for the event @ http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/businessproductivity/proof/pages/2010-launch-events.aspx.
If interested, you can join the launch event on the May 12th as Stephen Elop delivers the live keynote tech… It’s a virtual launch event and you register here: