Next Windows, Office Named XP

Improved user experience is the main motif of Microsoft’s marketing efforts for the next versions of its desktop operating systems and business application suite. The new branding designation "XP" (the company's way of abbreviating "experience") for the next versions of Office and Windows signals Microsoft's interest in appealing to the consumer market as it reintegrates its consumer and professional operating system (OS) code bases into a single code base.

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