Hi folks,

Check out the new content thats available on Technet in March!

Featured Content:
Exchange “12” Community Technology Preview (CTP)

The next version of Microsoft Exchange Server, code-named Exchange "12", is designed to reduce the growing cost and complexity of managing a corporate messaging system by providing more control for IT administrators, more value and expanded inbox access for end users, and increased security and compliance for the organization as a whole. 

The Exchange "12" Community Technology Preview (CTP) is now available exclusively to TechNet Plus subscribers.  To learn more about Exchange “12”, visit www.microsoft.com/exchange/preview and try out the CTP in this month’s shipment.

 
New This Month:
Library Content

Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM)
Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
Database Administrator’s Guide to SQL Server Database Engine .NET CLR Environment
Deploying and Managing Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003
Designing Distributed File Systems
Distributed File System (DFS) Management
Exchange Configuration and Operations Issues Detected by ExRAP
File Server Resource Manager
Funding and Development of Internal Microsoft Business Applications
Hardware Management Introduction
How SQL Server 2005 Enables Service-Oriented Database Architectures
MSN Search Toolbar Administration Guide
IIS Insider - January 2006
Implementing Smart Reports with the Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform
Installing Windows Server 2003 R2
Integration Services: Performance Tuning Techniques
Provisioning and Workflow
Scenarios and Procedures for Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003:  Security
Step-by-Step Guide for File Server Resource Manager
TechNet Magazine - January - February 2006
Threats and Countermeasures
Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 Administrator's Guide
Windows Server 2003 Security Guide

New Tools and Utilities

AVIcode .NET Management Pack (Operations Edition) for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
CacheDir Tool for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004
Firewall Kernel Mode Tool for ISA Server 2004
Host Integration Server 2004 QFE to enable MOM Pack
IIS Diagnostics Toolkit (amd64)
IIS Diagnostics Toolkit (ia64)
IIS Diagnostics Toolkit (x86)
IntelliPoint 5.5 Mouse Software for Windows (32-bit)
IntelliPoint 5.5 Mouse Software for Windows (64-bit)
IntelliPoint 5.5 Mouse Software for Windows (OEM)
IntelliType Pro 5.5 Keyboard Software for Windows (32-bit)
IntelliType Pro 5.5 Keyboard Software for Windows (64-bit)
IntelliType Pro 5.5 Keyboard Software for Windows (OEM)
Internet Information Server Management Pack for MOM 2000 SP1
Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Language Pack
Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Language Pack (ia64)
Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Language Pack (x64)
Microsoft Business Solutions Perimeter Network Configuration Network Wizard
Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Web Update Pack
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
Microsoft Report Viewer 2005 Language Pack
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)
Remote Access Quarantine Tool for Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004
Security Update for Windows Vista Beta 1 (KB912919)
Security Update for Windows Vista December CTP (KB912919)
Security Update for Windows Vista x64 Edition Beta 1 (KB912919)
Security Update for Windows Vista x64 Edition December CTP (KB912919)
SQL Server 2005 Books Online (December 2005)
Update for Identity Integration Feature Pack 1a for Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory (KB884192)
Update for Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 SP1 (KB842531)
Windows SharePoint Services Applications Template: Discussion Database
Windows SharePoint Services Applications Template: Document Library
Windows SharePoint Services Applications Template: Team Work Site

New Service Packs
      
Service Pack 2 for Business Contact Manager Update and Small Business Accounting

New Security Bulletins

MS06-002: Vulnerability in Embedded Web Fonts Could Allow Remote Code Execution (908519)
MS06-003: Vulnerability in TNEF Decoding in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (902412)

New TechNet Plus Evaluation Software (no time limits)
       
Exchange 12 CTP DVD
Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition (Chinese-Hong Kong SAR, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese)
Microsoft® Virtual Server 2005 R2 Standard Edition (French, German, Italian, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese)
Microsoft® Virtual Server 2005 R2 Standard Edition (x64) (French, German, Italian, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese)
Microsoft® Virtual Server 2005 R2 Enterprise Edition (French, German, Italian, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese)
Microsoft® Virtual Server 2005 R2 Enterprise Edition (x64) (French, German, Italian, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese)
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Developer Edition (x86) (French, Italian)
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Developer Edition – 64-bit Extended (French, Italian)
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Developer Edition for Itanium-based Systems (French)

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