Resources to help you upgrade from Office 2007 or Office 2010 servers and clients

If you're using Office 2007 or Office 2010 products and services, this is a great time to consider moving to the Microsoft Cloud, starting with Office 365.

Office 2007 products and services have reached the end of support, and Office 2010 products and services are nearing end of support. Use this article as a starting point to review your options and plan your upgrade.

In this article:

For this product

See this planning roadmap

Office 2010 (including Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, and Outlook 2010)

Office 2010 end of support roadmap

Exchange Server 2010

Exchange 2010 end of support roadmap

SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010

Upgrading from SharePoint 2010

Tip: More planning roadmaps are coming soon! Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

With Office 2010 products and services nearing their end of support, this is a great time to consider moving to Office 365. You get the newest features, security updates, and access to your content across a variety of devices.

For organizations

Choose one of the following options:

Need help? Consider working with a partner or volume licensing specialist. Find your Office 365 partner or reseller.

Tip: If your organization purchases 50 or more Office 365 licenses, our FastTrack team can help you through the process of setting up Office 365. Visit FastTrack.Microsoft.com.

If your organization purchases fewer than 50 Office 365 licenses, see Admins: upgrade your users to the latest Office client using Office 365 for business.

For home users

Choose one of the following options:

  • Try Office 365 for home use. Be more productive—upgrade from Office 2007 to Office 365 today.

  • Purchase Office 365 for home use.Choose between Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal subscription, sign up, and install the latest version of Office on your Windows or Mac computer, your smartphone, and your tablet. You'll enjoy cloud storage with OneDrive, get 60 minutes of Skype calls to mobile and landline numbers each month, and get many other great features.

  • Purchase Office Home & Student 2016 for Windows orOffice Home & Student 2016 for Mac, and install Office 2016 on your computer.

Need help? See Get the most from Office with Office 365.

Support has ended for Office 2007 products and services. The following roadmaps can help you plan your upgrade now.

Planning Roadmap

Date Support Ended

Exchange 2007 end of support roadmap

April 11, 2017

Office 2007 end of support roadmap

October 10, 2017

SharePoint Server 2007 end of support roadmap

October 10, 2017

Project Server 2007 end of support roadmap

October 10, 2017

Office Communications Server end of support roadmap

January 8, 2018

PerformancePoint Server 2007 end of support roadmap

January 9, 2018

When support ends for a Microsoft product, there are no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options (including custom support agreements), or online technical content updates.

Whether you're an enterprise organization or an individual home user, you have several options to consider:

For organizations

Choose one of the following options:

Need help? Consider working with a partner or volume licensing specialist. See Find your Office 365 partner or reseller.

Tip: If you purchase 50 or more Office 365 licenses, our FastTrack team can help you through the process of setting up Office 365. Visit FastTrack.Microsoft.com.

If your organization has fewer than 50 Office 365 licenses, see Admins: upgrade your users to the latest Office client using Office 365 for business.

For home users

Choose one of the following options:

  • Try Office 365 for home use. Set up a free trial to see how Office 365 works. Be more productive—upgrade from Office 2007 to Office 365 today.

  • Purchase Office 365 for home use.Choose between your Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal subscription, sign up, and install the latest version of Office on your Windows or Mac computer, your smartphone, and your tablet. You'll enjoy cloud storage with OneDrive, get 60 minutes of Skype calls to mobile and landline numbers each month, and get many other great features.

  • Purchase Office Home & Student 2016 for Windows or Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac, and install Office 2016 on your computer.

To learn more about these options, see Get the most from Office with Office 365

What if I don't upgrade?

You can choose not to upgrade at this time. Your on-premises servers and applications will continue to run. However, when you no longer receive security updates or support options, you or your organization could be vulnerable to security breaches. We strongly recommend that you plan your upgrade as soon as possible, whether to Office 365 or to newer versions of your on-premises servers and applications.

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that is part of the Microsoft Cloud stack. Office 365 Enterprise plans include Exchange Online for business email, Skype for Business Online for IM and online conferencing, and OneDrive for Business for online storage. Most business plans include Office software that can be installed on computers (PC and Mac), smart phones (Android, iOS, and Windows), and tablets (Android and iOS). With Office 365, you can be productive from just about anywhere and across a variety of devices.

Resource

Description

Video: What is Office 365?

Watch this video to get an overview of Office 365.

How do we move to Office 365 for business?

Read this article to get a high-level overview of how enterprise organizations can move to Office 365.

Select a plan

Visit this page to learn about Office 365 business plans

System requirements for Office

View details about system requirements in the Office 365 plans for business, education, and government section.

Microsoft Cloud Platform Options

Download this poster to learn about Office 365 and the Microsoft Cloud stack. You'll learn about core capabilities of the Microsoft Cloud stack, including Office 365, and areas of responsibility for you, our customer, and Microsoft. You can download the poster in PDF or Visio formats.

Office 365 FAQ

Visit this page to see a list of frequently asked questions about Office 365, with links to additional information.

Related topics

Office Retirement Group (Microsoft Tech Community)
Video: What is Office 365?
Microsoft Lifecycle Policy

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