SharePoint 2010 released to manufacturing! Release Schedule announced

Breaking news from the Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog as SharePoint 2010 has been released to the manufacturers.

What does this mean for those waiting to get their hands on it?

SharePoint 2010 Release Schedule

17th April 2010 (today) – RTM

27th April 2010 – Volume License SA (Software Assurance) available for download

1st May 2010 – Volume Licensing available through Microsoft Partners

12th May 2010 – Official global launch to businesses

You can find more details from Jeff Teper, the Corporate Vice President, SharePoint Server here.