Ohhh that's brilliant. I was worried it'd slip into mid or late 2014; she made it sound like that was a possibility. This is excellent news.
Now that the elephant-in-the-room of Janeway has been dealt with, I can't wait to see what territory she explores.
Protectors is a definite Beyer-tastic title, too. Sounds like Full Circle, Unworthy, or Eternal Tide in the sense of implying some rich thematic resonance. Mhmm.