One of the biggest headaches any IT team will face in my opinion is the introduction of a new version of Office, Outlook or Exchange being added in for the first time.
If you have more than 25 clients, I am sure you would really rather not do manual installs. In addition to that, having to configure the user mailbox in Outlook is a combersome task for large numbers of users.
Fortunately, Microsof has provided a number of useful and free tools to deploy a customized version of Office or Outlook etc. The following steps will help you to create a customized AND PATCHED installation of Office.
Deploying Microsoft Office Software Via Group Policy