Windows Azure – Digital Chalk Talks

Windows Azure Virtual Machines – Part I (Windows) Corey Sanders, Principal Program Manager, Windows Azure : Learn how to create and manage Windows Virtual Machines in Windows Azure Windows Azure Virtual Machines – Part II (Linux) Henry Jerez, Sr. Program Manager, Windows Azure : Learn how to create and manage Linux Virtual Machines on Windows…

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Developer Hub: Download Windows Phone Developer tools SDK 7.1 (Mango) beta & 7.0

Now you can download the new Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 (Mango) Beta can be used to develop Applications for both 7.0 and 7.1 version of Windows Phone OS releases.  You can experiment with the latest tools release for Windows Phone. WPDT 7.1 Beta provides the tooling necessary to target the upcoming Windows Phone OS…

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Improve Server Utilization & Reduce Infrastructure Costs with Virtualization

Predicting resource requirements for a new business application, especially one that is customer-facing is a tricky task. It’s hard to know if you have the new Facebook or your hands. You make your best estimates, then spend money on new hardware and hope your estimates were right. Only actual usage tells whether your server infrastructure…


My View : Office 2010, what’s up, buddy?

Whenever our discussion turns towards Office 2010, most of my customers ask, “What’s up with Office 2010? Any new features? Some thing new for end users? What’s up buddy?” There are many new features, user experiences available with each application/product of Office 2010 suite, which i reported couple of them earlier. Additionally I want to share…

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Preview : Click-to-run technology

Microsoft introduces “Click-To-Run” technology for downloading trial and purchasing. For people who want to try or buy Office 2010 on existing PCs, Microsoft is unveiling Click-to-Run, a new and enhanced download experience for consumers. Benefits: Click-to-Run makes it easier than ever for customers to try or buy Office digitally by significantly reducing the time and…

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Exchange 2010 – Code complete & on its way for general availability

I went through the MS Exchange Team blog post http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/10/08/452775.aspx titled “Exchange 2010 is Code Complete and on its way to General Availability”. It’s nice to hear that Exchange 2010 is Code Complete & it has been sent to early adopters for one final look before its public release. This Release to Manufacturing (RTM) milestone…


Virtualize your Exchange 2007 SP1 environment?

With continuation of my previous article… now you can get support for Virtualized Exchange environment with the release of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, a virtualized Exchange 2007 SP1 server is no longer restricted to the realm of the lab; it can be deployed in a production environment and…

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Microsoft Support Policies and Recommendations for Exchange Servers in Hardware Virtualization Environments

As you know Hardware Virtualization software enables you to run multiple, separate operating systems concurrently on a single physical machine. Please find the Microsoft support policies enclosed here for running currently supported versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in production in a hardware Virtualization environment & recommendations for running Exchange Server in production in a hardware…

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