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    Have you heard that PDC2008 is the place to see the coolest new technology? That's right, at PDC2008, you'll discover what is in store for the future of ASP.NET. Have some fun with XNA and game development, or go in-depth with IronRuby. Other topics include: Live Mesh, Office Communications Server, SQL...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 - Released to Manufacturing (RTM)

    Microsoft Exchange 2010 was released to manufacturing (RTM) on Thursday October 8 th . This Release to Manufacturing (RTM) milestone means we are on our way to general availability and the launch at Tech·Ed Europe 2009 ( http://www.microsoft.com/europe/teched/ ) in early November. If you will not...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Unveils Windows Azure Platform Business Model

    Today, during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2009 an important announcement was made about the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform. The article on the Windows Azure blog provides details of the commercial pricing model and availability of the Windows Azure platform . The Microsoft Press Pass...
  • Blog Post: Try Microsoft Software for Free

    If you want to evaluate or test a Microsoft product before purchasing it then the best way to do this is by downloading the product from the Microsoft Trial Software Center . You can find trial software for Windows, Office, Developers Tools, Servers, Games & Xbox and Finance for both Business and...
  • Blog Post: Team Blogs Directory Updated - now 237 blogs! - March 2009

    The Microsoft Team Blogs Directory has been updated to include 27 new blogs as listed below. 3 other blogs have been archived, and a number of blog titles and category names have updated for correctness. Dynamics Dynamics GP RSS Added Industry...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Software + Services and Cloud Computing (updated)

    This article consolidates a number of different sources of information to provide an overview of Software + Services for you. The introduction of the mass-internet services in the 1980’s, and subsequent commodity availability of high-speed internet services for businesses and consumers has given rise...
  • Blog Post: One of Microsoft's Best Kept Secrets - Microsoft Online Media Series - It's free!

    You seriously don't want to miss out on this.... When money is tight and whilst the global economic downturn takes hold you certainly should explore and make use of the Microsoft Online Media Series - it's FREE!! Whether your an IT Professional, Developer, IT Executive, Business Executive, Business...
  • Blog Post: ADVANCE NOTIFICATION - January 2010 (Out of Band) Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

    What is the purpose of this alert? This is an advance notification of one out-of-band security bulletin that Microsoft is intending to release on January 21, 2010 . The bulletin will be for Internet Explorer to address limited, targeted attacks against customers using Internet Explorer 6, as well...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Team Blogs Directory - Updated 21st July 2009

    The Microsoft team blogs directory has been updated with the following blogs: There are now 249 blogs showing on the list: General Microsoft Unlimited Potential RSS The Data Privacy Imperative RSS Microsoft Licensing ...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Microsoft BizSpark - free software for startups

    On November 5th, 2008 Microsoft announced the Bizspark Program. It provides easy access to software, support and market visibility with no upfront costs gives startups the boost they need, when they need it most. Read the Official Press Announcement . BizSpark is uniquely designed to accelerate...
  • Blog Post: MIX09 - The Next Web Now - 18th-20th March 2009

    Training budgets are typically the first to be slashed in a tough economic environment, and you may be wondering whether you should attend MIX this year. Now more than ever, MIX is essential for helping companies do business on the web. Why you should plan to attend MIX09: · Protect the bottom...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Magazine and TechNet Magazine

    Did you hear about the MSDN Magazine for Microsoft Developers and TechNet Magazine for IT Professionals ? Both of these resources and their respective blogs (included in the BlogMS team blogs directory ) are essential reading to keep you up to date with a wide range of technical topics. Here is an example...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Employees win in ComputerWeekly.com Blog Awards 2008

    Computer Weekly has recently announced the winners of their Computer Weekly Blog Awards 2009 . Microsoft Employees secured the winning position in four out of the ten categories, and 2nd place in two categories. Quoting Computer Weekly : "From over 300 nominations submitted by Computer Weekly readers...
  • Blog Post: Free Microsoft Software - Are you keeping it a secret?

    Great news, the BlogMS Resource Guide to Free Microsoft Software and Online Services has been updated. Don't keep it a secret share the news and I'm sure you will make someone VERY HAPPY!! Here is a summary of what you will find in the guide: Microsoft Trial Software Microsoft Connect - Get...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 5 (January to June 2008)

    Security management is an important subject for everyone. Every six-months the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is released. It provides an in-depth perspective on the changing threat landscape including software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft TV and Microsoft Mediaroom

    Some interesting announcements this week from Microsoft Press Room newsfeed and IBC2008 Conference which are worth highlighting. If you have never heard of Microsoft Mediaroom before let me share the summary from the teams website: "The television is the best screen in the house for entertainment...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office 2010 Hits Major Milestone and Enters Technical Preview

    The Microsoft Press Article released today reads: "Today, at its Worldwide Partner Conference 2009, Microsoft Corp. announced that Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 have reached the technical preview engineering milestone. Starting...
  • Blog Post: Resource Guide for Free Microsoft Software and Services (updated)

    Are you are looking for free and discounted Microsoft software? You can find more information in the Resource Guide for Free Microsoft Software and Online Services which has been structured by the following sections:. Software Products Software Products available through Software Assurance ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Team Blogs - Industry Spotlight

    Microsoft and its partners develop solutions based on Microsoft products and technologies. These solutions help companies and their employees address vital business needs and succeed in the global market place. Please find below a list of industry blogs below: You can find the main industry website here...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Team Blogs Directory Updated - July 2009

    There are 244 blogs and feeds in the Microsoft Team Blogs Directory . A number of blogs have been archived General Working for Microsoft - JobsBlog RSS blog feed updated Microsoft IT and GFS new category Microsoft Data Centers ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft SharedView (Free Beta) - Need to share a document or application with someone online?

    Microsoft SharedView is a fast, easy way to share documents and screen views with small groups of friends or coworkers; anytime, anywhere. Use SharedView to put your heads together and collaborate - create, convey, and communicate…across physical boundaries, through firewalls, and down to the smallest...
  • Blog Post: Critical Product Vulnerability - MS08-078 - December 2008 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release (Out of Band) for Security Advisory 961051 (updated)

    Microsoft Recommends Customers Install Immediately MS08-078 Critical Security Alert : Released 17th December 2008: Extract of Executive Summary This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted...
  • Blog Post: Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from BlogMS and Microsoft

    I would like to wish you and your family season’s greetings and a happy, successful and prosperous 2009. This year has seen some quite unprecedented economic difficulties which has affected people in many different ways. Let’s hope that the time for recovery is soon. Whether you celebrate Christmas or...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Public Beta - RELEASED!

    The beta version of Windows 7, Microsoft’s next-generation PC operating system is now available. Microsoft announced the news at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) on January 7th 2009 in Las Vegas. Windows 7 Beta can be downloaded from MSDN, TechBeta and TechNet customers. Consumers who want to test...
  • Blog Post: Windows Hyper-V Server 2008 - It's free, and can help you save money by consolidating your IT infrastructure

    Information Technology (IT) groups face continuing demands from their customers to reduce IT costs, improve efficency and deliver a higher-quality service. At times, many of these objectives may conflict, especially in situations where you must invest to save, and in these cases water-tight business...