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November, 2009

  • Open Beta for IPD Guide Now Available for Download

    The Infrastructure Planning and Design team is working on a new guide: Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway. Get the beta by visiting the Connect Web site . This IPD guide outlines the critical infrastructure design elements that are key to a...
  • Access the new Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant

    Based on customer feedback, and the desire to streamline the deployment experience, the Microsoft Exchange team created a tool that generates customized instructions based on your deployment scenario. Access the Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant...
  • Silverlight 4 Beta ready for developers

    Yesterday, at the Professional Developer’s Conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a developer release of Silverlight 4 Beta . It is intended for software developers only, with no “go-live” licensing available and the end-user runtime of Silverlight...
  • Share your Windows 7 Tips with TechNet Magazine

    TechNet Magazine is relaunching its popular Tip of the Day feature, starting with a look at the best tips and tricks for Windows 7. Now we want to hear from you. Have a special workaround, tweak, or fix you’d like to contribute to the TechNet Magazine...
  • The 2010 Betas are available

    You can now download the Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 beta releases. Here the list of new available betas: · Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta · SharePoint Server 2010 Beta · Microsoft...
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 November Community Technology Preview now ready

    Download the SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP and check out several capabilities that will enable your organization to scale database operations, improve IT and developer efficiency, and enable highly scalable and well-managed business intelligence on...
  • New Microsoft Business Intelligence Resource Center now live on TechNet

    The new BI Resource Center went live this morning. It’s a great place to find all the technical resources for IT pros, including how-to videos, blogs, forums, events tutorials and help content. More to come, Mitch Subscribe to the TechNet...
  • Get Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and see the new Exchange TechCenter

    At Tech•Ed Europe 2009 in Germany, Microsoft announced the worldwide availability of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. IT pros can now download an evaluation version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and be automatically registered to access helpful product...
  • Compose you R2 Haiku and win big

    Enter to win a home entertainment system by composing a Haiku for Windows Server 2008 R2. Clear your mind and find the Zen of Windows Sever 2008 R2. Put it in a Haiku and enter for your chance at a Sony entertainment system with Xbox 360 Elite. Go here...
  • TechNet subscribers get SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP bits

    TechNet Plus subscribers can now access the SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP . Stay tuned as the download is scheduled for public availability on Wednesday, November 11. Not a TechNet subscriber? Get your subscription here . More to come, Mitch...
  • Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Released

    Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server is now available and you’ll find new resources here . You can also download an eval version of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server . Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server provides...
  • Latest Security Intelligence Report Shows Resurgence in Worm Attacks

    Review the latest Security Intelligence Report (SIRv7) to find deeper analysis and recommendations based on data input from over 450 million computers worldwide to help you successfully plan and manage protection technologies. More to come, Mitch...