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TechEd 2005 Video Blog entry #5!
Chris Henley and Bryan Von Axelson came to me with a great idea: Let’s shoot some footage of the SQL Server Chopper to promote the contest going on now.
You can also view it at The Blogcast Repository.
Here we are with TechEd 2005 Video Blog entry #6! This is a short couple of samples of the music that was heard on Wednesday, both at the Influencer Appreciation Party, and at the bar next door.
(Found out the name of the band that was playing there, too. “Pointe Blank”. Quite a good cover band!)
Here is my TechEd 2005 Video Blog entry #7! We’re all headed towards the exits after the Attendee Party at Universal Studios – Orlando.
And perhaps you’re one of the many people supporting a midsized business who have told us that you find it difficult to navigate Microsoft.com to find the resources that fit YOUR needs.
Here’s our solution to your problem!
Last Thursday Microsoft launched a new web resource for midsize business, specifically addressing and linking to resources that will be most useful to YOU.
What do you think? Will this help? Seriously.. what would you like to see this site grow into?
MBSA is an easy-to-use tool designed for the IT professional that helps small and medium businesses determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations and offers specific remediation guidance. Improve your security management process by using MBSA to detect common security misconfigurations and missing security updates on your computer systems.
Here is the MBSA home page containing all versions, including this information about 2.0.
MBSA 2.0 offers an intuitive user interface and more informative dialogs compared to previous versions. Using the new Windows Update Agent and Microsoft Update catalog, MBSA 2.0 has automatically expanding product support.
Users who primarily have:
Windows 2000+ SP3 and later
Office XP+ and later
Exchange 2000+ and later
SQL Server 2000 SP4+
Other products supported by Microsoft Update
in their environment should switch to MBSA 2.0 today.
MBSA 2.0 is compatible with Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the SMS Inventory Tool for Microsoft Update (ITMU). MBSA 2.0 offers customers improved Windows component support, expanded platform support for XP Embedded and 64-bit Windows, as well as more consistent and less complex security update management experience.