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Have a gander at today's TechNet Flash newsletter for all you need to know about the potential cost savings you could see from moving your organisation's email to the cloud. We're also asking you to send us photos of your weird and wonderful workspaces - there's a Windows 7 mug available for the best five pictures sent to me by 27th August.
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Hot off the press, today at Gamescom 2010, the world’s largest gaming conference underway in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced the first wave of video games that will be available for Windows Phone 7 at launch or shortly after. The first 50 titles – a mix of new and familiar games that target both the casual and hardcore gamer – are just a sampling of what will ship this year, said Kevin Unangst, senior director of PC and mobile gaming. But the list conveys the wide range of video games that will be available on Windows Phone 7.
Read the full news story here.
Windows Small Business Server (codename Aurora) is part of the next generation of our award winning Windows Small Business Server, and represents a significant departure from our traditional fully on premise model. Aurora extends the ease of use of our traditional SBS products while simultaneously being a great platform for small businesses wanting to combine traditional and cloud computing.
Want a cost-effective and easy-to-use way to simplify computing infrastructure, reduce cost and spend more time focusing on core business needs? Sign up for connect and download the preview now to start testing.
If you're also interested in developing add-ons for Aurora, you'll find the SDK on our connect site in the download section. The SDK provides a toolset to extend the platform, develop server and client add-ins, and provides customised interoperability with cloud services.
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Looking to cut the effort, cost and risk of migrating to SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2? Microsoft has two free migration assistants ready to download: Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant for MySQL v1.0 and Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant for Access v4.2.
Take a look at the latest in the TechNet On series for some great resources to help planning and strategy when running email in the cloud.
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