September, 2005

  • Windows Vista Security

    Security is the foundation of the Windows Vista architecture. With Windows Vista , you’ll be able to connect to whomever you want and do the things you want to do, confident that Windows Vista is keeping your information and your computer safe. Read the...
  • September TechNet TechTalk - Details available, Registration open

    The next TechNet Techtalk will cover Virtual Server 2005, Windows Server R2 and Identity Management. We will show you how to increase IT efficiency by deploying these technologies. The TechTalk will be hald as follows: TechNet TechTalk Zürich 15. September...
  • Microsoft at security-zone '05

    security-zone will take place on the 21. and 22. September 2005 for the second time as an independent platform and under the patronage of the European Union. The occasion will take place in hall Event 550 in Zurich-Oerlikon. We also participate at...
  • Microsoft Introduces Microsoft Dynamics Brand

    Yesterday, at the Microsoft Business Summit in Redmond Bill Gates introduced Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft Dynamics is a new brand that will replace Microsoft Business Solutions. It will be the new brand of financial, customer relationship and supply...
  • Microsoft announces "Centro" (Codename)

    In conjunction with Microsoft’s first-ever Microsoft Business Summit, Microsoft yesterday announced it is developing “Centro”, the code name for a new infrastructure solution designed specifically with midsize business customers in mind. Available in...
  • Microsoft Business Summit 2005

    Yesterday, Microsoft held it's first ever Business Summit on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond. At the Event several key announcements were made. A summary of the two most important ones according to my oppinion can be found in this blog. Microsoft announces...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification

    As part of the monthly security bulletin release cycle, we provide advance notification to you on the number of new security updates being released, the products affected, the aggregate maximum severity and information about detection tools relevant to...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification

    Our colleagues in the US will host a webcast next week to address your questions on these bulletins. For more information on this webcast please see below: TechNet Webcast: Information about Microsoft's September Security Bulletins (Level 100) ...
  • TechNet Roadshow coming to a location near you

    End of September/Beginning of October we will pack our bags and travel through Switzerland to present you news around our products in a city near you. The roadshow will stop in 7 cities including the Italian and French speaking part of Switzerland. ...
  • FlexWiki Shared Source Licensing Program

    Wikis are becoming increasingly popular. But what is it? A definition found on http://www.webopedia.com states the following: "A collaborative Web site comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. Similar to a blog in structure and logic...
  • Professional Developers Conference, in Los Angeles, Sept. 12 - 16

    In Los Angeles next week, we will host PDC '05. This is our 11th Professional Developers Conference. If you are an IT Professional who is also concerned about developing applications and you are not able to attend PDC in the US then you can follow the...
  • New TechNet Index - Search for Products

    Technet now offers a search index for products in the TechNet subscription. Use the index to find out about the products located in your Technet subscription. You can access the page here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/abouttn/subscriptions/index...
  • Next Generation of Software Assurance

    On Wednesday, September 15, 2005 we will announce the next generation of Software Assurance. You can attend the announcement webcast to learn first hand about enhancements being made to Software Assurance. The webcast will boradcast at 4 different times...
  • “Monad” Shell – Publicly available on Microsoft Download Center

    Windows "Monad" Shell is a new interactive command-line and task-based scripting technology for Windows that enables administrators to more efficiently and securely automate and control system management tasks on both desktops and servers. "Monad" Shell...
  • The future of Office - Be the first to know

    As you may know we host PDC '05 in Los Angeles this week. Office 12 - the next version of Microsoft Office - was a big topic at the conference yesterday and today you might read a lot about it in the press, especially the new interface that will be shipped...
  • Next Generation TCP/IP Stack in Windows Vista and Windows Server "Longhorn"

    Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 and Windows Server "Longhorn" Beta 1 include a new implementation of the TCP/IP protocol suite known as the Next Generation TCP/IP stack. The TCP/IP protocol stack provided with Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 was originally...
  • Now available: SQL Server September 2005 Community Technology Preview

    SQL Server September 2005 Community Technology Preview (CTP) is the second version of SQL Server 2005 made available for general testing. The previous CTP was available only in English and Japanese. SQL Server 2005 September Community Technical Preview...
  • Try Virtual Server 2005 without time limits

    Virtual Server 2005 Standard Edition will ship to TechNet Plus subscribers in November. With TechNet Plus evaluation software, there are no time limits so you can make informed decisions about new technologies and test server consolidation or application...
  • Software Assurance - New and Enhanced Benefits Coming in March 2006!

    Microsoft Software Assurance is a comprehensive maintenance program that can help you gain control of your technology strategy, improve IT staff skills, decrease support spending, and effectively plan for new software deployments. It isn’t just about...
  • Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Solution Beta Program

    Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Solution brings together the power of commodity x64 (64-bit x86) computers, the ease-of-use and security of Active Directory, and the Windows operating system to provide a secure and affordable high performance computing...
  • First glimpse of ASP.NET "Atlas"

    ASP.NET "Atlas" is the codename for a set of technologies to add Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) support to ASP.NET. It consists of a client-side script framework, server controls and more. You can get more information on following pages: ...
  • Webcast: “Beyond Viruses: The Progression of Malicious Software”

    Tomorrow we will host a Security 360 webcast. The topic is "Beyond Viruses: The progression of Malicious Software". The webcast will be hosted by Frank Nash, Corporate Vice President of the Security Business & Technology Unit. Webcast Description...
  • Microsoft Acquires Identity and Access Management Solutions Provider Alacris

    Microsoft Corp. today announced the acquisition of Alacris Inc., a global provider of certificate management and identity assurance software products. The acquisition enhances Microsoft’s strategy of providing easily administered identity and access management...
  • Win a complimentary ticket to the IT Forum 2005

    Participate in the "IT Forum 05 - The Game" and win a complementary ticket to the IT Forum 05 in Barcelona. All you have to do is enter your email address and then chose a seat in our online auditorium. If your chosen seat and the assigned seat (by the...
  • Enhanced Exchange Support for Mac: Office 2004 Service Packs 2

    The Service Pack 2 provides numerous performance and security updates to Office Mac 2004, along with significant enhancements to Exchange Server support in Entourage 2004. It also contains previously released updates to all Office 2004 programs. Details...