Microsoft Enterprise Library 4.1 – October 2008

The Microsoft Enterprise Library is a collection of application blocks designed to assist developers with common enterprise development challenges. Application blocks are a type of guidance, provided as source code that can be used “as is,” extended, or modified by developers to use on enterprise development projects. Downloads Enterprise Library 4.1 – October 2008 (for…

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Microsoft Project 2007 and Project Server 2007 Service Pack 2 and Microsoft Project Conference 2009

Hi All, Last week two important announcements were made for the Project Community: · Microsoft Project 2007 and Project Server 2007 Service Pack 2 The Office Service Pack Team announced Service Pack 2 for 2007 Microsoft Office System.  This new service pack will be released between February and April 2009.  It will contain both client…

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Azure at Professional Developers Conference

Hi All, During a keynote speech at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2008 (PDC2008), Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Corp.’s chief software architect, announced Windows Azure, the cloud-based service foundation underlying its Azure Services Platform, and highlighted this platform’s role in delivering a software plus services approach to computing. The Azure Services Platform is an industry-leading move…

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More detail about MS08-067, the out-of-band netapi32.dll security update

Today Microsoft released a security update that fixes a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Server Service. This is a serious vulnerability and we have seen targeted attacks using this vulnerability to compromise fully-patched Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 computers so we have released the fix "out of band" (not on the regular…

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Easing the Path to Virtualization

Hi All, Microsoft recently updated its software licensing terms for 41 server applications, and updated its technical support policy for 31 server applications so that customers can receive technical support when deploying those applications on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, or any validated third-party virtualization platform. With the new licensing terms, Microsoft is…

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Windows Live OneCare for Server: Designed with small businesses in mind

Windows Live OneCare for Server has all the award-winning functionality of Windows Live OneCare, with exciting support for the Windows Server environment. With OneCare for Server and OneCare, small business owners can protect the Windows-based servers, laptops, and PCs in their small business networks. Key Features Antivirus and Antispyware Real-time, unified antivirus and antispyware protection…

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 has RTMed!

Microsoft is pleased to announce the release to manufacturing (RTM) of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 – the next generation of Microsoft’s solution for managing the virtualized infrastructure. A key member of System Center – a centralized, enterprise-class suite of data center management products — Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 enables customers to configure…

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Deployment Planning for BitLocker Drive Encryption for Windows Vista

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Deployment Planning for BitLocker Drive Encryption for Windows Vista, which discusses how Microsoft IT is deploying BitLocker Drive Encryption to increase data security on laptop and desktop computers.  To increase data security on laptop and desktop PCs, the Microsoft Information Security team is deploying functionality…

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Invitation for The Microsoft New Zealand Developers Focus Groups 2008

This is your chance to tell us what you think about Microsoft! We want to hear from you. Tell us what you love and hate about Microsoft! Every year we use your feedback to improve our products and services. This year, in addition to the annual online survey, we are planning to hold focus groups…

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Interesting Downloads for Week Ending 10-10-2008

Hi All, Please find attached the listings of new or updated downloads for the week ending 10th October 2008.  Key ones include Infrastructure Development & Operations • Transcript – Under the Hood: Windows Vista Performance…Need Answers? • Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB952580) • Infrastructure Planning and Design • System…

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