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April, 2008

  • Microsoft's Call to Action for a More Trusted Internet

    Today at RSA 2008 in San Francisco, Microsoft and its Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie are engaging the industry in a call to action for a more trusted Internet. Mundie’s fireside chat-style keynote address this morning details Microsoft...
  • Forefront "Stirling" Public Beta

    Today at RSA, Microsoft announced the public beta of its next-generation Forefront security solution, codenamed “Stirling.” Forefront Stirling is designed as an integrated security system that delivers comprehensive, coordinated protection, making...
  • Update from Storage Networking World

    This week members of the Windows Storage Solutions team are attending the bi-annual Storage Networking World (SNW) conference. Last October at SNW, the team announced the RTM of Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 as part of Microsoft’s Universal Distributed...
  • Greg Leake’s .NET StockTrader 2.0

    This week Greg Leake, Director in the Connected Systems Division, will begin a three-city developer community and press tour (San Francisco on Apr 16-17, and New York City/Boston on April 21-24) to discuss his newly updated .NET StockTrader 2.0 reference...
  • Meet the new Windows Server 2008

    Over the last few weeks, Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 web and print ads have been unveiled. The ads feature a robot that personifies “ The Server Unleashed .” Like Windows Server 2008, the IT 24-7 robot is strong on self defense, built to handle even...
  • SMB Partners Convene and Share Experiences

    Starting tomorrow in Dallas the channel partners who work as IT pros for small and medium-sized businesses gather at the SMB Summit for training and knowledge sharing about Windows Home Server and the Windows Essential Server Solutions family, including...
  • An Addition to the SQL Server Team

    David DeWitt, one of the top minds in the database systems industry, has joined Microsoft as a Technical Fellow on the SQL Server team. Microsoft recently asked DeWitt to create a new development lab in Madison, Wisconsin that will be named for Jim Gray...
  • BizTalk Server Gets Updates and a New Name

    On the heels of this latest platform wave with Windows Server 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008- the Connect Systems Division wants to take advantage of the innovations in these products and align BizTalk Server to the most...
  • Microsoft’s investment in Cross-Platform and Interoperability

    Today at MMS 2008 in Las Vegas, Microsoft and its Senior Vice President of the Server and Tools Business, Bob Muglia outlined the next phase in the company’s strategy to enable dynamic IT organizations. (Watch the Day 1 keynote webcast ). As part of this...
  • New Surveys on Virtualization Adoption Trends

    Today Microsoft announced findings from a couple surveys conducted by KRC Research, an independent research firm based in Washington, D.C. The “Virtualization in Banking Survey” found that banking institutions in the U.S. and UK are using a number of...
  • Microsoft announces its next-generation secure remote access solution and an enhanced SharePoint Optimizer

    During Interop Las Vegas, Microsoft announced its next-generation secure remote access gateway product, Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG), available in the first half of 2009. Forefront Unified Access Gateway is the evolution of Microsoft’s current...
  • Microsoft Management Summit Day 2

    Microsoft’s Management Summit is going strong in Las Vegas this week. During Day 2, Microsoft announced details around the product roadmaps for specific tools within the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) for Software Assurance. (View the Day...
  • Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0 Releases at MMS 2008

    For more news coming out of the Microsoft Management Summit, including the news today in Brad Anderson’s Dynamic Desktop keynote that the Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0 has released, please visit: http://blogs.technet.com/systemcenter/pages/live-from...