April, 2007

  • Released: Longhorn Beta 3

    Longhorn Beta 3 has been released and is available at the link below. This is a major milestone obviously and is essentially feature complete. I'm looking forward to testing some of the key feautures such as Server Core, Read-Only Domain Controller, and...
  • Microsoft Security Intelligence Report

    This report is a very interesting read. It discusses recent trends and data collected around viruses, malware, exploits, etc. Some of the conclusions: "Disclosed vulnerabilities for 2006 rose 41 percent over the previous year, continuing an upward...
  • The Terminal Services Team is on fire!

    As if TS Gateway, TS Remote Programs, and TS Web Access in Longhorn weren't enough, the Terminal Services Team announced another feature called Terminal Services Easy Print which solves a major annoyance of many TS administrators: management of printers...
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager Beta 2 is Released

    Beta 2 of System Center Virtual Machine Manager was posted to connect.microsoft.com last night. Here is the link . Some highlights from the connect site: What is Virtual Machine Manager? Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 is a...
  • Mix'07 is getting great press

    Lots of good press coming out of Mix. I was able to catch the keynote webcast. It was great to hear from Ray Ozzie in some depth about his vision for the future of software plus services. Even internally unless you're on some of those teams the news has...