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March, 2006

  • Microsoft Office Live - Now really Live!

    It was all over the news a while back. Microsoft announced that a new service would provide small businesses a number of hosted service that included a web site (complete with your own domain name), e-mail accounts and web applications to help with everyday...
  • Exchange Server "12" Beta 1 CTP available

    A beta of Exchange Server "12" has been available since December, but only to a limited audience (internally at Microsoft and to a group of customer participating in the TAP - Technology Adoption Program). As of March 1st, however, a Beta 1 Cummunity...
  • Cisco and Microsoft Collaborate to Enhance Real-Time Business Communications

    Today, at the VoiceCon 2006 conference, Cisco Systems and Microsoft Corp. announced they are working together to provide collaborative real-time capabilities for businesses through the integration of Microsoft® Office Communicator 2005 and the open Session...
  • Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Search

    Today, Microsoft offers at least two different tools for searching the desktop. One of them, targeted at consumers, is the MSN Search toolbar. You can download it at no cost from http://toolbar.msn.com . If you need information on how to deploy this...
  • Search again

    Just a couple of days after my post about search using the MSN Search Toolbar, the Windows Desktop Search and Windows Vista, a new tool from Microsoft got announced. It's the new Windows Live Toolbar, which pretty much replaces the MSN Search Toolbar...
  • Origami or UMPC

    It just got announced today. It's a new type of Personal computer that sits right between a Pocket PC and a lightweight Notebook or Tablet PC. There was a site with a "teaser" about it at http://www.origamiproject.com but it finally got announced...
  • Microsoft LATAM Support Team Blog

    My fellow Brazilian friend Yuri Diogenes, who recently joined Microsoft in the Support team in Texas, is already doing some great work. He has just announced a new blog to focus specifically on Latin American Enterprise customers. Check it out at http...
  • Update on Internet Explorer 7, Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange Server "12"

    I posted an entry a while back about the release of Internet Explorer 7, Windows Vista and Office 2007. I tried to summarize the information available at the time and I guess it's time to update all that info. Please note that this information on pre...
  • Atlas? Nah... WPF/E!

    I know most people attending the MIX06 conference are talking about Internet Explorer 7, Atlas and Microsoft's support for Ajax and the "Web 2.0". I'm not saying those are not interesting. I just did a presentation this morning and I covered some of that...
  • New adventures of old XP

    Windows XP has been released quite a while ago (RTM: August 2001, GA: October 2001) and most people are anxiously waiting for Windows Vista (Estimated RTM: November 2006, Estimated GA: January 2007). Two million are expected to download the Windows Vista...