Exchange 2010 is Code Complete

We are happy to announce that Exchange 2010 (on premise only version, not hosted version) is Code Complete!  Our senior leadership team has signed off on the final code, and it has been sent to our early adopters for one final look before its public release. This Release to Manufacturing (RTM) milestone means we are on our…


System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2 RC Public Release

SCVMM R2 RC Features   Storage Migration   We’ve heard from customers as well as field for the need for migrating storage of a running VM. This is especially relevant as customers migrate from their existing one VM per LUN deployments and consolidate their VMs into a single CSV (clustered shared volume) LUN when they…

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Windows Server 2008 SP2 – Download available

Overview Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 is an update to Windows Server 2008 that supports new kinds of hardware and emerging hardware standards, and includes all updates delivered since SP1. SP2 simplifies administration by enabling IT administrators to deploy and support a single service pack for clients and servers. Please see the Windows Server SP2…

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Operations Manager 2007 R2 – Released to Market!

The RTM of Operations Manager 2007 R2 released today!     New Functionality   Operations Manager 2007 R2 introduces key new and enhanced functionality, including:   ·         Enhanced application performance and availability across heterogeneous platforms ·         Delivers monitoring across Windows, Linux and UNIX servers–all through a single console. ·         Extends end to end monitoring of distributed applications to…

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Online Assistance for your SPLA licensing questions

This is a new webpage that will serve as another avenue to assist you in getting your SPLA based licensing questions answered, give it a try!  http://www.mslicense.com/Pages/livechat.aspx In order to access Live Chat and begin working with an agent, you will need to access a front-end chat entry web page, complete a simple entry form…

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Windows 7 Release Candidate available on Technet, MSDN

      We are pleased to announce that the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate (RC) is available for immediate download to our TechNet and MSDN subscribers. If you’re not a TechNet Plus subscriber, please click here to learn about the benefits of becoming one. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 RC will be…

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Exchange 2010 Public Beta released!

http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010/en/us/default.aspx  Go here to grab the beta download.  We will update you in the near future to discuss how this will work for Hosters specifically.  


Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 Available Today

Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 will be available today for customers. The Service pack is available via download  at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/default.aspx and is primarily a roll-up of previous cumulative updates, quick fix engineering updates and minor fixes made in response to requests reported through the SQL Server community. While there are no new features in…

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Just Released – Hyper-V Security Guide!

This guide is designed to provide you with guidance, instructions, and recommendations to help you elevate the security of virtualized Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 environments to address your business-critical needs.   The Hyper-V Security Guide focuses on three key areas and provides the following information:   • Hardening the Hyper-V role. Prescriptive guidance for hardening…

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Announcing the Microsoft Web Platform: Web Platform Installer 2.0 Beta and Windows Web Application Gallery!

On Wednesday, March 18 at MIX ’09 the Developer Division will announce a number of new products and initiatives designed to build on the company’s multi-faceted investment in the Web. As always, we welcome your help in generating awareness and buzz around this news via your blogs. Since your blogs are commonly read by the…

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