New and updated site for Microsoft Services

Microsoft Services has launched a new and updated site where you can find information about services and offerings from Microsoft Services and a new career section. A partner section will soon be available For information worker capabilities you will find the offerings in the Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization (BPIO) section. Here you will find fact…


How to get a richer result set in MOSS

To present additional information in the search result will often give a better user experience. The search results web parts can easily be  modified to include meta data stored on e.g documents in MOSS. The meta data is stored via Content Types and the search engine is mapping into these meta data using Managed Properties….


Using FAST ESP with MOSS 2007

  In January 2008 Microsoft announced the acquisition of the company Fast Search & Transfer (FAST). FAST is a leading provider of enterprise search solutions. Since FAST is a Norwegian based company (and continues to be a subsidiary of Microsoft based in Norway), it was of course very exiting. Many of our customers already use…


Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Key updates for SharePoint Server 2007 include: New Search features such as federated search and a unified search administration dashboard. Several core fixes to Search to improve performance and scale. Platform performance improvements and fixes. Several core fixes to the publishing Content Deployment features to improve reliability. Key updates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 include:…


New search servers announced !

Microsoft announced the Microsoft Search Server 2008 (MSS) today. In addition it will be available in a free version (the MSS Express). The servers also support federating your searches to any business system or online service supporting the OpenSearch standard . Find out more on the Enterprise Search web site: MSS Express RC is available…


Autonomy to deliver search technology for SharePoint

Microsoft is partnering with Autonomy to deliver advanced search technology for large SharePoint and mixed environments. This will enable users to search more than 300 types of content, including relational data, unstructured data, video, voice, xml. Autonomy has exposed its Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) through SharePoint’s Web Parts and says it has 300 out-of-the-box connectors…