Advanced SharePoint Videos and Whitepapers

We just posted advanced SharePoint videos and whitepapers on TechNet @ http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/en-us/library/f27b1c10-aa0f-421b-8c8f-0ed52be863d71033.mspx. This is a BIG deal and a great value to our customer and partner communities! The following is a table of topics and links. We plan to add to this list so keep visiting the TechNet page: Title Streaming Video White Paper Overview:…

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Microsoft Bids $1.2 Billion for Norwegian Search Engine Fast Search & Transfer

In case you didn’t hear, we announced our bid to acquire Fast Search. This strengthens our search technology portfolio for Enterprise Search and is a great addition to the SharePoint team. Read more @ http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.aspx?feed=OBR&date=20080108&id=8005418

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SharePoint End-User Training Available!

The final and complete edition of the end-user Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training is now broadly available! The training comes with rich set of videos, tutorials and articles that help end users learn the basics of SharePoint. The kit can be installed directly to individual machines (stand alone edition), or directly onto a SharePoint environment…

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Office SharePoint Server SP1

We posted a blog entry late last week describing what SP1 will contain. Though we’ve provided a preview of SP1, the only public comment we’ve made about SP1 availability is that SP1 will release by early calendar year 2008. That means it can release anytime between now and Q1 of 2008.

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Recent SharePoint Search Announcements

I wanted to quickly update everyone on a few key announcements and upcoming releases that were recently posted about here in the space of SharePoint Search. For starters, the Release Candidate of Microsoft Search Server Express is available for download from http://www.microsoft.com/enterprisesearch. Expect that to release, along with Microsoft Search Server (MSS) 2008, in the…

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SharePoint Server e-Learning content released

In case you missed it, we released new e-Learning SharePoint Server training “6071AE: Developing Solutions with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Visual Studio 2005” and SharePoint Server end-user training (preview) as well. Developer E-LearningThis developer e-Learning content consists of six courses and covers topics that teach developers how to develop customized Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions….

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Updated Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Evaluation Guide

The updated WSS 3.0 Evaluation Guide is now online. You can view the landing page here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/techref/techguide.mspx The direct link to the guide is: http://download.microsoft.com/download/b/9/e/b9e27997-7a8e-493c-b23b-58eeaa3214c8/WSSGuide.doc And in case you missed it, WSS Developer eLearning recently became available @ https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/offerDetail.aspx?offerPriceId=119608

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SharePoint Portal Servery Discovery Kit available

You can find the SPS 2003 Discovery kit at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=03607516-cbec-4724-b4a4-aa7f09304ba5&displaylang=en. A few places in the kit, it assumes you have used the build book. For example, one of the utilities (sample code available) as the domain name hardcoded. You’ll have to change the value to make it work on your own server if you didn’t…

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SPS Reports

I’ve been meaning to blog about this for some time, but just getting around to do so. Recently, we released a report pack for SPS that leverages SQL Reporting Services. You can download this at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=49159368-544B-4B09-8EED-4844B4E33D3D&displaylang=en. One of the best features is that it’s free! For the lazy who didn’t click on the link, the…

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TechEd EMEA

One more quick post before I head to the Conference Center. I’m going to be presenting at TechEd Europe. I will only be presenting 1 session… so will have to magically present hours of content in 1 hour – if you want to hear about a specific area – let me know. Planning to cover…

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