Office Live is live! I know, I know--just couldn't resist. But it is true. Office Live released the RTM bits today. They will be upgrading sites over the next couple weeks.
I understand they have 160,000 customers and growing every day. It is nice to see the business grow. Over time the work we did to integrate with SharePoint will be important as more Office Live users create business applications and need to use Access to analyze data and refine their application. The new RTM version is based on WSS v3 so users should see the benefits of the performance caching features when working with list data inside Access.
For those that haven't used Office Live there are three basic services:
Taunya just uses Basics as she doesn't have much need for contact management or online business applications yet. If her business grows essentials or premium would be more interesting.