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August, 2010

  • Apply the critical Security Bulletin MS10-046 for the Windows Shell vulnerability

    Microsoft today released an Out of Band Security Update to address a .LNK vulnerability in Windows. MS10-046 addresses that vulnerability in Windows which has a maximum severity rating of Critical and an Exploitability Index rating of 1. The security...
  • New SQL Server Migration Tools ready to download

    Looking to cut the effort, cost and risk of migrating to SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2? Microsoft yesterday rolled out two free migration assistants: Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant for MySQL v1.0 and Microsoft SQL Server...
  • Find out what type of cloud you are with this fun and informative quiz

    Take our quiz to find out how Microsoft cloud services can help you offload commodity workloads, manage security capabilities and “shadow” IT applications, and generally give your department the freedom, agility, and flexibility to grow your...
  • Get the updated preview release of Windows Home Server code name “Vail”

    Microsoft has unveiled an updated preview of the upcoming version 2 release of Windows Home Server, code named “Vail,” based on Windows Home Server 2008 R2. New features in the “Vail” release include: · Extending...
  • LightSwitch beta ready to download

    As announced earlier this month, LightSwitch Beta 1 was released yesterday, offering a simple, fast way to build applications for the desktop, web, and the cloud. This early look at the upcoming addition to the Visual Studio family allows you to build...
  • Adapting your IT Skills for Cloud Computing

    The new TechNet ON feature package focuses on the role of IT in the Cloud and adapting your skills for success in the new platform. It starts out at the strategic level with an interview with Microsoft CIO Tony Scott . Then check out TechNet Magazine...
  • Exchange Server 2010 SP1 now available

    Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 is now ready for download with new deployment functionality, Client Access server role improvements, self-signed federation certificates, new Exchange ActiveSync features, and more. Download Exchange Server 2010...
  • See the revamped Windows Azure site

    Want to learn more about Windows Azure? Take a look at the newly revamped Windows Azure information site , redesigned to provide deeper links into our Windows Azure content. The site evolves on a weekly basis so check back often for new information. ...
  • IE9 fourth Platform Preview ready for download

    Check out the new web platform capabilities of Internet Explorer 9 since the last platform preview. Download the fourth IE9 Platform Preview . More to come, Mitch Subscribe to the TechNet Flash newsletter
  • TechNet ON's new theme: Email in the Cloud

    Check out the new theme for TechNet ON , and find out how much you stand to save by moving email to the cloud. Email has emerged as the one of the easiest workloads to move to the cloud, and the cost benefits can be surprising. The new edition of TechNet...