Thinking about moving to Microsoft's Office 2010? We'll there are many reason to do so, but perhaps you are feeling a bit concerened about meeting the hardware requirements....fear not!
Microsoft has released the Office Environment Assessment Tool which will check and report on the status of all the machines in your network to ensure your ready for Office 2010.
The tool includes an easy to follow administrative wizard which allows you to specify what information to collect and allows you to choose a UNC path or Shared folder for the report.
The information is compiled into an easy to read and manage xml format, which is imported into Excel for an overview and detailed reporting on all systems.
Download the Office Environment Assessment Tool at Microsoft’s Download Center .
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Ron Barrett has been a technology professional for over a decade, working for several major financial firms and dotcoms. Barrett is a specialist in network infrastructure, security and IT management Ron is also the author of several books including: Office Communications Server 2007 R2: How-To , Windows Server 2008: How-To and The Administrator’s Guide to Microsoft Office 2007 Servers. Ron has been a co-author or technical editor for several other books on Windows administration. Along with book writing, Ron has contributed to several industry magazines such as Redmond, Datamation and Windows IT Pro. Beyond writing, Ron has spoken at several technology conferences for CPAmerica, AICPA and TECHMENTOR.