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July, 2010

  • Just released: Linux Integration Services v2.1 for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V R2

    Planning a virtualization platform for a heterogeneous operating system environment? Microsoft has announced the Hyper-V Linux Integration Services for Linux Version 2.1 , a set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual...
  • Find Your Best Option for Creating Workflows

    Workflows are core to business functions, and a key component of an enterprise-class collaboration platform is the ability to automate workflows. In the new edition of TechNet ON , we examine to various tools and procedures for building workflows in SharePoint...
  • IT Pro Guide: Sharing Business Information

    With an increasingly mobile and geographically diverse workforce, the need to easily access and share business data will only continue to grow. This edition of the IT Pro Guide shows how new solutions available in Microsoft Office 2010 enable users to...
  • IT Pro Guide: Inside the Windows Azure Platform

    In this version of the IT Pro Guide , You will learn about a number of powerful new solutions now available from Microsoft to help you and your business quickly realize the benefits of cloud computing. Discover how the Windows Azure Platform – including...
  • IT Pro Guide: Establishing Single Sign-on Across Organizations

    Partnerships are a critical part of doing business. You partner with your suppliers, your customers, and maybe even other companies within your own industry to foster cooperation, innovation, and efficiency. But how do you provide access to shared resources...
  • Find Desktop Deployment Resources in the IT Pro Guide

    There is much more to deploying a new operating system than the distribution of bits and bytes. Careful assessment and planning helps ensure a smooth rollout, minimizing the impact on your users, and making your job easier. The IT Pro Guide on Effective...
  • Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta FAQ

    The TechNet Evaluation Center has started a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the recently released Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta . Find out such things as when the SP1 will be released, how long you can run the...
  • About the new Windows Azure Platform Appliance

    Announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C. this week, the new Windows Azure Platform Appliance is a turnkey cloud platform that customers can deploy in their own datacenter , across hundreds to thousands of servers. The appliance...
  • MAP Toolkit 5.0 now available for download

    Download the new Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 to help you save valuable IT infrastructure planning time and expense. New features include Office 2010 readiness assessment, Windows 2000 Server migration assessment, and inventory...
  • Get the SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2 CTP

    You can now test a community technology preview of the next service pack for SQL Server 2008. The service pack contains the cumulative updates up to SQL Server 2008 SP1 cumulative update package 8, and fixes to issues that have been reported through our...
  • New Features with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Update 1

    MDT 2010 has been updated to include Office 2010 support, the ability for users to initiate and customize their own deployments using System Center Configuration Manager, key enhancements in Windows 7 driver support, and more. Launch the download...
  • Get the System Center Service Manager 2010 Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 R2

    This Service Manager Management Pack is used to monitor Service Manager 2010 and includes monitors for the management server as well as the Data Warehouse server. In this release of the management pack, the Data Access Service, Health Service, Configuration...
  • New Office 2010 certifications for IT pros

    Microsoft has begun offering new Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification for Office 2010 products. The certification exams validate proficiency in using Office 2010. Candidates who pass a certification exam show that they can meet globally recognized...