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March, 2010

  • Microsoft's MIX10 Part II

    On Tuesday, March 16 th at MIX10 , industry standards and innovation took center stage as Microsoft made a series of announcements demonstrating its commitment to interoperability and performance on the Web. Dean Hachamovitch, general manager of Internet...
  • Microsoft Accelerates Desktop Virtualization

    Two years ago Microsoft unveiled their virtualization vision and has since spoken frequently about server virtualization. Today they rounded out the other side of the equation and provided more details on their desktop virtualization offerings. There...
  • Windows Server AppFabric Beta 2 Available

    The Beta 2 for Windows Server AppFabric is available for download today at http://msdn.microsoft.com/appfabric . We're encouraging developers and IT professionals working with .NET 4 and Windows Server to download the Beta and provide feedback, as we...
  • Now Customers Can Actually Locate Your Resources with URL Rewriter 2.0 RTW

    Today, Microsoft announced the final release of IIS URL Rewriter 2.0 RTW . URL Rewriter is an extension for IIS that makes Web addresses simple for customers to remember and search engines to find. URL Rewriter will help Web administrators implement...
  • FIM customers speak out at the RSA Conference

    Security blogger, Sharon Watson of Security Squared, posted an in-depth piece today about how First American Title is using Forefront Identity Manager 2010 for identity management of 13,000+ employees. Watson met with First American's Cameron Cosgrove...
  • New Offers for Visual Studio 2010

    Last October, Microsoft announced a new packaging lineup and licensing options for Visual Studio 2010 to provide customers with simplified ways to purchase and license Visual Studio. The new lineup includes three main versions of Visual Studio with appropriate...
  • New IT Trends Bring Change to Mid-Market Product Line

    Today, Microsoft announced the decision to streamline their server product portfolio and discontinue future development of Windows Essential Business Server (EBS), effective June 30 th , 2010. This decision represents a natural market shift in midsize...
  • Geeknet at OSBC 2010

    Prior to the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco later this month, the Geeknet network has provided statistics around how Windows plays in the broader Open Source ecosystem. The amount of Open Source Software (OSS) that is Windows compatible...
  • Microsoft's MIX10

    MIX10 kicked off on Monday, March 15 th with a keynote from Scott Guthrie , corporate vice president .NET Developer Platform and Joe Belfiore , corporate vice president and director of Windows Phone Program Management. During the keynote, Microsoft unveiled...
  • Microsoft Activities at OSBC 2010

    Yesterday, the 2010 Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) kicked off in San Francisco. Microsoft is an active participant at the event, and is also a Platinum sponsor. Here’s a bit more details on the Microsoft specific activities at OSBC: Stuart...
  • Windows Azure Platform brings new opportunities to Microsoft’s customers and partners

    With the current state of the economy, companies from startups to ISV's to large organizations are looking for ways to reduce IT costs while bringing increased value to their business and to meet customer needs. The power and flexibility of the Windows...
  • RSA Conference 2010: Identity at the Forefront

    Today, at RSA 2010, Scott Charney, vice president of Trustworthy Computing, keynoted about Microsoft's continued efforts to create a safer, more trusted Internet. He spoke about cloud security, highlighting the importance of identity technologies and...