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Microsoft: 1 billion people worldwide now use Microsoft Office

Microsoft, seeing big opportunities with the upcoming wave of new products and services, announced via an official blog post that the company’s Office productivity suite is now used by over one billion people worldwide. On top of that, Office 2010 is the most popular version of Office ever.

“Speaking before nearly 16,000 attendees from around the globe, Kurt DelBene, president of the Microsoft Office Division, announced that 1 billion people worldwide now use Microsoft Office. Fueling that growth has been Office 2010, the most popular version of Office ever. Worldwide, someone buys a copy of Office 2010 every second,” Microsoft stated in an official blog post. Microsoft believes that the office division is stronger than ever and all the success the platform has reached is due to “amazing partners.” Microsoft Office is now used by over one billion people and Office 365 is set to be one of the fastest-growing offers in company history.

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