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Microsoft Internet information Server


IIS’ Web Deployment Tool Beta 2 Released

The Web Deployment team had a big ‘coming out’ party yesterday at the PDC and announced immediate availability of a new Beta of the Microsoft Web Deployment Tool .   MS Deploy - Fundamentals If you aren’t familiar with this tool yet, you’re going...


I’ve seen the future and the future is… Smooth!

Now playing at – a preview of video delivery using IIS Smooth Streaming. Announced this morning in a joint press release by Microsoft and Akamai, IIS Smooth Streaming enables video delivery at the best quality each viewer’s network...


Quick Install of the World’s Most Popular Web Applications on IIS7

A few weeks ago I announced the availability of the Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI) in Beta. Web PI makes it easy to obtain and install the Microsoft Web Platform, including IIS, ASP.NET, Visual Web Developer Express, SQL Express and tons of...


Where to download and buy IIS7 and Windows 2008

I've heard several people ask where to buy IIS7 and Windows 2008. First, if you want to download and try before you buy, Microsoft has made Windows 2008 trial editions available, with just a few clicks and a live ID you can download them today. If you...


Fast Download and Install of Microsoft's Web Stack: IIS7, ASP.NET, SQL Express, Visual Web Developer, and more...

Let's face it, getting Microsoft's Web server, framework and tools installed is much more painful than it should be. Visit 10 different web sites, download a dozen different packages, install them one at a time, and maybe in a few hours you are ready...


Microsoft Web Platform Installer Beta Released

Today we are releasing a new Web Site at where users can get a one stop shop for learning about the Microsoft Web Platform. This is part of a bigger effort to make it easier to get started with building and running Web Applications...



BizTalk Server


New Case Studies

Saudi Post - Postal Workers Use Latest Technologies, Process 100 Per Cent More Mail Items a Day


NCC Roads - Construction Company Streamlines Processes with Human Resources and Finance Solution


Accuride - Vehicle Parts Manufacturer Streamlines Production and Delivers New Customer Value


Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) - Hospital District Connects Systems, Improves Communications


Vertex - Consultants Help Business Maximise IT Investments, Meet Demands for Five Years



SharePoint Technologies


Microsoft exec: Challenging times play to our strengths
October 10, 2008: CNET
With a tough economic climate figuring to put a crimp on IT spending, Microsoft is already working on honing a message that it can help businesses save money.


SharePoint in Leaders Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, Horizontal Portal Products, and Information Access Technology
September 2008: Gartner Research
Gartner placed Microsoft in the 2008 Leaders' quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, Horizontal Portal Products, and Information Access Technology. The Magic Quadrants evaluates different vendors in their respective spaces and provides insights to companies when choosing a product or service.


Chesapeake Energy Deploys SharePoint to Meet Growth Challenges
September 24, 2008: Your Communication News
Helping one of the nation's leading energy companies meet the challenges of rapid growth while boosting worker productivity, workflow and collaboration, Microsoft Corp. today announced that Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. has deployed an extensible and scalable enterprise solution based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 across its entire enterprise.


Avenue A l Razorfish Recognized in 2008 WebAward for Ford Website development based on SharePoint
September 2008: Web Marketing Association
Avenue A l Razorfish won the prestigious 2008 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Website Development based on its work on Ford GO!, using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007.


InformationWeek 500 Trends: Web 2.0, Globalization, Virtualization, and More
September 16, 2008: InformationWeek
Implementing new collaboration tools, such as Microsoft SharePoint, is cited more often than any other (48%) as a technology leveraged to improve productivity.


SharePoint Scores with Web Developers
September 15, 2008: SDTimes
Microsoft has forecast that SharePoint will hit US$1 billion in revenue for 2008 and some analysts are predicting that it will steamroll the Web 2.0 market. SD Times interviewed several experts to discuss what is drawing enterprises to use SharePoint as a development platform and how it should evolve going forward.


Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS)
September 10, 2008:
Microsoft has collaborated with EMC, IBM, and other leading software vendors to create the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification. The jointly developed specification is designed to simplify interoperability with Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems.


EMC, IBM, and Microsoft Jointly Create First Web Services Interface Specification for Greater Interoperability of Enterprise Content Management Systems
September 10, 2008: Microsoft PressPass
Trio joined by Alfresco, OpenText, Oracle, and SAP in Development of The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) Specification. Learn more about CMIS.


Loyalty to launch SharePoint-based website: Deployment time was cut through a platform approach
September 10, 2008: ComputerWorld
Loyalty New Zealand, the operator of the FlyBuys programme, says it was able to roll-out a new website in a matter of weeks using the Microsoft SharePoint platform.


Governance Key for SharePoint Implementations
September 9, 2008: CMS Wire
Governance is the key for a successful SharePoint implementation today and we have an interview with a consulting firm specializing in SharePoint to tell us why.


Making the Most of SharePoint
September 5, 2008: CIO Australia
How do you manage the reams of paper and complicated project management timeline related to a multimillion dollar building expansion? SharePoint proved the answer to staying on time and on budget for the Van Andel Institute's construction effort.;1656776261





Microsoft Internet information Server



This is your single source for Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community. Have you created an IIS script that others can use? Login, then submit it to the DownloadCENTER.


BizTalk Server


Using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Adapters in BizTalk Server


Using Custom Behaviors with the BizTalk WCF Adapters, Part 1


BizTalk Server 2006 Developer Guide for OAGIS


Modifying Messages with the WCF Adapters


Consuming and Hosting WCF Services with Custom Bindings in BizTalk Server





SharePoint Technologies


Microsoft TechED EMEA 2008

November 10–14, 2008: Barcelona, Spain


SharePoint Connections 2008

November 10–13, 2008: Las Vegas, NV
Last year this event sold out; register early to avoid missing out on the hottest event of the year. What made Connections the largest Microsoft developer event in our industry? It's the 75+ Microsoft architects and the world's top IT experts in one place at one time presenting, training and networking.



New or updated KB’s


Microsoft Internet information Server 7.0


A hotfix is available that provides improved features for the Request Filtering module in IIS 7.0


Cannot find the certificate request associated with this certificate file. A certificate request must be completed on the computer where it was created


Microsoft Internet information Server 6.0


Kerberos authentication and troubleshooting delegation issues


You may be unable to manage IIS 6.0 by using Server Manager if two threads access IIS 7.0 at the same time



BizTalk Server


FIX: An event error is logged in the Application log when you stop a host that is running a WCF-based send adapter in a BizTalk Server 2006 R2 environment


FIX: You may receive an error message when you try to configure the Windows SharePoint Services adapter for Office SharePoint Server 2007 in a BizTalk Server 2006 R2 environment


FIX: When the BizTalk Server SAP adapter reads a valid SAP sequence of zeros, the adapter throws an exception and ends the current operation


FIX: You may receive an exception error message when you run the WCF Adapter Service Wizard to generate a service that can be consumed by Office SharePoint Server or other clients



SharePoint Technologies


Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003


The upgrade schema does not consider the v3Type attribute when you upgrade SharePoint Portal Server 2003 customizations to SharePoint Server 2007


Windows SharePoint Services Version 3


Description of an update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 that applies to daylight saving time (DST) changes


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