News

BizTalk Server

Dansk Supermarked Gruppen

Leading hypermarket chain launches B2C portal with the help of Commerce Server 2007

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000006567

 

24 Ore Group

Publishing Firm Enhances Operations with Customer Relationship Management System

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000006551

 

Linfox

Asia Pacific supply chain management company Linfox Logistics is streamlining operations, improving customer service and reducing cost with Microsoft® BizTalk® Server

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000006477

 

Microsoft Internet Information Server

Web Deploy 1.1 has shipped!

We happy to announce that we just shipped an update to our RTW 1.0 bits with a set of bug fixes that have been reported on the forums and through our feedback channels. What's new: Credential store - no longer do you need to use your password on the command...

http://blogs.iis.net/msdeploy/archive/2010/02/04/web-deploy-1-1-has-shipped.aspx

 

Announcing: IIS SEO Toolkit v1.0.1

Last week we released a refresh for the IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit v1.0. This version is a minor update that includes fixes for all the important bugs reported in the IIS.NET SEO Forum . Some of the fixes included in this version are...

http://blogs.iis.net/carlosag/archive/2010/02/01/announcing-iis-seo-toolkit-v1-0-1.aspx

 

WinCache Extension 1.0.1 – Servicing Release

The new release of WinCache Extension for PHP - version 1.0.1 – is available for download. This is a servicing release that has fixes for bugs reported in v1.0. In particular the following fixes and changes have been made in this release: Fixed...

http://blogs.iis.net/ruslany/archive/2010/01/26/wincache-extension-1-0-1-servicing-release.aspx

 

SharePoint Technologies

How Document Management Has Evolved in SharePoint 2010

2010-02-18: CMS Wire

It’s always useful to get some kind of insight into the thinking behind the development of features in new software, particularly when it comes to SharePoint 2010.

http://www.cmswire.com/cms/document-management/how-document-management-has-evolved-in-sharepoint-2010-006720.php

 

Windows Phone 7 Spotlights SharePoint Collaboration

2010-02-17: PC World

An application that many users have never seen--Microsoft's SharePoint--plays a key role in Windows Phone 7 Series' Office Hub, the center of business activities in the new smartphone operating system.

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/189540/windows_phone_7_spotlights_sharepoint_collaboration.html

 

SharePoint 2010 Stacks the Deck with Improvements

2010-02-17: Windows IT Pro

See what the new version brings to the table for IT pros and end users.

http://windowsitpro.com/article/articleid/103511/sharepoint-2010-stacks-the-deck-with-improvements.html

 

Microsoft Makes Sharepoint 2010 More Web-Like

2010-02-12: devX.com

The company is trying to attract Web developers to Sharepoint 2010, while at the same time keeping the product integrated with a long list of other Microsoft products.

http://www.devx.com/webdev/Article/44086

 

Winter Olympics: A Showroom for Bing, Office, SharePoint

2010-02-10: seattlepi.com

As the 2010 Winter Olympics get underway in Vancouver, British Columbia, NBC will be relying on several Microsoft products to support its television and online coverage of the Games.

http://blog.seattlepi.com/microsoft/archives/194115.asp

 

Microsoft's 2010 Product Roadmap

2010-02-01: Redmond Channel Partners

Redmond will be releasing an arsenal of new enterprise technologies this year including upgrades of Office, SharePoint, SQL Server, Dynamics and more.

http://rcpmag.com/Articles/2010/02/01/Microsofts-2010-Product-Roadmap.aspx

 

Seven Super Cool Enterprise 2.0 Applications on Microsoft SharePoint 2010

2010-02-01: Microsoft

Seven top Microsoft BizSpark startups, building enterprise collaboration applications, spent last week in a coding marathon at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus. With round-the-clock assistance from SharePoint engineers, pizza, and healthy competition, these startups spent the week coding late into the night, enhancing their applications by utilizing the collaboration features of SharePoint 2010.

http://www.microsoftstartupzone.com/Blogs/alpa_agarwal/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=14

 

SharePoint 2010: Five New and Improved Features

2010-01-29: CIO

With SharePoint 2010, due in the first half of this year and available only in 64-bit, one of Microsoft's main goals is to improve on these social networking tools as well as provide better offline access, easier integration with line-of-business software like CRM and ERP, and improved search.

http://www.cio.com/article/527170/SharePoint_2010_Five_New_and_Improved_Features_?page=1&taxonomyId=3000

 

One on One with Jared Spataro of Microsoft

2010-01-27: Fierce Content Management

Jared Spataro, director of Enterprise Search at Microsoft, discusses what it was like incorporating FAST into the Microsoft family of products, including SharePoint 2010.

http://www.fiercecontentmanagement.com/story/one-one-jared-spataro-microsoft-fast-search/2010-01-27#ixzz0ePdHduf8

 

Documents

SharePoint Technologies

Empower your users with Access 2010 Database Applications with Access Services!

Published 2010-02-12

This blog post highlights a newly published whitepaper that discusses extending the use of Microsoft Access 2010 to SharePoint Server 2010 and Access Services.

http://blogs.technet.com/tothesharepoint/archive/2010/02/12/3312547.aspx

 

Choosing a business intelligence tool in SharePoint Server  

Published 2010-02-08

This articles gives a brief overview of the different categories of business intelligence and corresponding SharePoint Server 2010 tools that you can use to help you report, measure, analyze, and plan.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff394320(office.14).aspx

 

Improving the Reach and Manageability of Access 2010 Database Applications with Access Services (white paper)  

Published 2010-02-08

This article explains the benefits and architecture of the integration of Access Services with Access client.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff397963(office.14).aspx

 

Mobile administration (SharePoint Server 2010)  

Published 2010-02-08

This section contains two new articles, Configure mobile views (SharePoint Server 2010) and Configure cross firewall access zone (SharePoint Server 2010). These articles describe how to configure mobile views for default and custom libraries and lists, and how to configure a cross-firewall access zone for mobile access.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff393820(office.14).aspx

 

Technical diagrams (SharePoint Server 2010)  

Published 2010-02-01

This article contains links to a new model, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products Deployment.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199(office.14).aspx

 

Records management planning  

Published 2010-02-01

This article contains links to detailed articles about planning your records management solution.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff363731(office.14).aspx

 

Designing for in-place records management  

Published 2010-02-01

This article describes how to make the planning decisions that are required before you can implement in-place records management.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff363732(office.14).aspx

 

Testing and troubleshooting upgrade (SharePoint Server 2010)  

Published 2010-02-01

This section contains the following articles about testing the upgrade process and troubleshooting issues during or after upgrade:

             Best practices for testing upgrade (SharePoint Server 2010)

             Use a trial upgrade to find potential issues (SharePoint Server 2010) (updated)

             Estimate how long the upgrade process will take and the space that you need (SharePoint Server 2010)

             Cleaning up your environment before upgrade (SharePoint Server 2010)

             Troubleshoot upgrade issues (SharePoint Server 2010)

             Resume upgrade (SharePoint Server 2010)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff382642(office.14).aspx

 

Determine how to handle customizations (SharePoint Server 2010)  

Published 2010-02-01

This article explains how to identify, evaluate, and optionally upgrade the customizations in your environment.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263203(office.14).aspx

 

Downloads

BizTalk Server

BizTalk 2006 R2 Service Pack 1 released

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=1768f7a3-d843-4f5b-aba7-b3d72892c16f

 

Microsoft Internet Information Server

IIS DownloadCENTER

This is your single source for finding Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community.

http://www.iis.net/downloads

 

SharePoint Technologies

Microsoft Office Web Apps (Beta)

Microsoft Office Web Apps are new web-based tools that extend the Microsoft Office 2010 experience to a supported browser. Office Web Apps enable you to view, do light editing, and share your Office documents from virtually anywhere. With these online companions to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote you’ll always have the tools you need, wherever you are.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=27d81b1c-18ae-4983-8e1c-224bb747eb99

 

Search Engine Optimization Toolkit

This Toolkit helps Web developers, hosting providers, and Web server administrators to improve their Web site’s relevance in search results by recommending how to make the site content more search engine-friendly.

http://www.iis.net/expand/SEOToolkit

 

Download SharePoint 2010 Beta

Find out how this integrated suite of server capabilities can help your organization by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight.

http://sharepoint2010.microsoft.com/try-it/Pages/Trial.aspx

 

LogViewer Feature

All those log files in the [..]\12\LOGS folder are hard to look at, now you can use a browser-based viewer snapin to simplify the task. This adds a new link to the Central Administration Operations page that lets you pick & filter the log files. http://www.andrewconnell.com/blog/archive/2008/06/11/SharePoint-Debugging-and-Logging-Tips-and-Tricks.aspx

Download: http://www.codeplex.com/features

 

Disk2VHD  v1.3

Disk2VHD enables on-line export of volumes into VHD format for use in VPC or Hyper-V, allowing customers experiencing issues to provide images of their systems so that CSS can diagnose the problem without costly steps attempting to reproduce the issues in-house. It uses shadow copies to obtain consistent images of volumes while the source system continues to operate and possibly modify the volumes.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ee656415.aspx

 

Events/Webcasts

BizTalk Server

MSDN Video: SQL Server 2008 R2: Building Your ISV ETL Application (Level 200)

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnbpi.aspx?tab=videos&seriesid=8&webcastid=12926

 

MSDN Webcast: Road Map for BizTalk Server: Business Automation and Integration Server (Level 200)

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnbpi.aspx?tab=webcasts&seriesid=8&webcastid=12639

 

MSDN Webcast: Improving Business Agility with Enterprise Service Bus (Level 300)

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnbpi.aspx?tab=webcasts&seriesid=8&webcastid=12753

 

MSDN Webcast: Real-Time Event Integration with SQL Server StreamInsight and BizTalk Server (Level 300)

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032440369&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

 

BizTalk 2006 R2 Service Pack 1 released

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=1768f7a3-d843-4f5b-aba7-b3d72892c16f

 

SharePoint Technologies

March & April 2010

Core presents SharePoint 2010 – A comprehensive Overview – Learn from leading SharePoint Experts

Free of charge

Date: 5 March 2010 & 21 April 2010, 09:30

Location: London

Event Category: Onsite Event

Audience: IT Decision Maker, IT Manager, Non-Tech Influencing BDM, Tech Influencing BDM, Tech Support - Partners

Products: Microsoft Content Management Server, Microsoft Enterprise Reporting, Microsoft Office Communicator, Microsoft Office Enterprise Project Management Solution, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft technologies, Web Development, Web Services, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Workflow Foundation

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032443741

 

Simpson Associates presents A Brief Insight into SharePoint 2010

Free of charge

Date: 11,18 & 24 March 2010, plus 8, 22 & 27 April 2010 08:00

Location: York, Solihull, and London

Event Category: Onsite Event

Audience: Academic, IT Decision Maker, IT Implementer, IT Manager, Non-Tech Influencing BDM, Tech Influencing BDM

Products: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Microsoft solution offerings, Microsoft technologies

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032442338

                       

BSG Ltd presents Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Evaluation Masterclass - The Key Facts and Capabilities which make SharePoint 2010 unmissable

Free of charge

Date: 18 March 2010, 09:15

Location: London

Event Category: Onsite Event

Audience: Architect, IT Decision Maker, Non-Tech Influencing BDM, Tech Influencing BDM

Products: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032440018

 

Corporate Project Solutions presents Discover Microsoft SharePoint Seminar (featuring SharePoint 2010)

Free of charge

Date: 18 March 2010 & 7 April 2010, 13:00

Location: Buckinghamshire & London

Event Category: Onsite Event

Audience: IT Decision Maker, IT Manager, Non-Tech Influencing BDM, Tech Influencing BDM

Products: Microsoft Enterprise Reporting, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032439220

 

SharePoint 2010 Evolution Conference

Fee charged

Date: 19-21st April 2010

Location: London, QEII

This 3 day SharePoint 2010 Evolution Conference, consists of over 50 Sessions dedicated to SharePoint Professionals at every level from IT Pro, Developers, Designers to Project Managers and Executives.

http://www.sharepointbestpractices.co.uk/index.html

 

All upcoming Events\Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/uk/events/default.aspx

 

New KB's

BizTalk Server

BizTalk Server Ent 2006 R2 EN: FIX: Data in the TDDS_FailedTrackingData table is not deleted by the DTA Purge and Archive SQL Server Agent job in BizTalk Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977289/EN-US  

 

BizTalk Server Ent 2006 R2 EN: FIX: BizTalk Server 2006 R2 does not correctly parse MIME or S/MIME messages that are signed or encrypted

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977473/EN-US  

 

BizTalk Server Ent 2009 EN: FIX: A ".csproj" suffix is added unexpectedly to the Project File property of a project that is based on BizTalk Server 2009

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979096/EN-US  

 

BizTalk Server Ent 2009 EN: FIX: BizTalk Server 2009 Orchestration Designer incorrectly indicates that there is an error in a BizTalk Server 2009 project

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979153/EN-US  

 

BizTalk Server Ent 2009 EN: FIX: An EDI batching orchestration takes longer than expected to process EDI messages on a computer that is running BizTalk Server 2009

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979221/EN-US  

 

BizTalk Server Ent 2009 EN: FIX: BAM tracking in BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.0 does not work correctly in BizTalk Server 2009

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979225/EN-US  

 

BizTalk Server Ent 2009 EN: FIX: Document properties are missing when you use the WSS adapter to copy documents from one document library to another document library in BizTalk Server 2009

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979478/EN-US  

 

SharePoint Technologies

Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update server hotfix package (Coreserver-x-none.msp, Spswfe-x-none.msp)

This article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issue that is fixed in the Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978391/EN-US

 

Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update server hotfix package (Dlc-x-none.msp)

This article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issue that is fixed in the Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979180/EN-US

 

Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update server hotfix package (.msp)

This article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issue that is fixed in the Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979179/EN-US

 

Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update server hotfix package (Coreserver-x-none.msp, Coreservermui-en-us.msp)

This article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issue that is fixed in the Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978394/EN-US

 

Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update server hotfix package (Coreserver-x-none.msp)

This article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issue that is fixed in the Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978392/EN-US