BizTalk Server future sneak peak at PDC 2009

If you have been wondering why we have been quiet for so long – well we have been busy lately… and for a good reason – within a week from now we are going to present some very exciting sessions and demos at the Professional Developers Conference in LA. The first session will provide a…


Upcoming BizTalk and .NET training classes

If you are looking for a deep dive or topic specific training on BizTalk or .Net, check out these new classes offered by our training partner Quicklearn:   BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Immersion   ·         Cincinnati, OH – Nov 3-7, 2008 ·         Boston, MA – Dec 15-19, 2008 ·         Redmond, WA – Jan 19-23,…


.NET Developer (Virtual) Conference starts October 28

This  virtual .NET Developer conference will feature loads of great content and speakers including RD’s, MVP’s, and more!  Hosted by at   To see more details and RSVP:   Regards, Marjan Kalantar


July’s must See WF/WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts

As promised, we’re launching our July series of WF and WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts.  You can find these series highlighted on MSDN events series as well as find links to them below:   Webcast Title Date/ Time Presenter Transactional Windows Communication Foundation Services with Juval Lowy 7/7/2008 10:00 AM PST Juval Lowy Using Windows Workflow…


Must See WF/WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts

We are launching a series of MSDN webcasts to explore the possibilities of Microsoft .NET 3.5 Framework through demonstrations and deep dives on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF).    Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s unified programming model for building and connecting service-oriented applications. Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is the programming model,…


Netfx 3.5 released and on download center!

Netfx 3.5 release is now live on MSDN.  Please see the download links below: .NET Framework v3.5 .NET Framework v2.0 (x86) SP1 .NET Framework v2.0 (x64) SP1 .NET Framework v2.0 (IA64) SP1 .NET Framework v3.0 SP1 Regards, Marjan Kalantar  


Managed Services Engine CTP Available on CodePlex

Last week we also announced a CTP release of the Microsoft Managed Services Engine to CodePlex. This is a very powerful set of infrastructure and tools built on WCF for supporting versioning, abstraction, management, routing and runtime policy enforcement of services in a heterogeneous environment. You definitely want to check this out if you are…


InfoQ interview on Microsoft’s SOA Strategy

InfoQ just published their interview with Dino Chiesa, Director of .Net Marketing in our Connected Systems Division.  Dino talks about Microsoft’s SOA Strategy and how our investments in Windows Communication Foundation, ESB guidance, BizTalk Services and .Net framework 3.5 play key roles in helping our customers reach the benefits of SOA. Regards, Marjan Kalantar