Forefront 101 - Various Forefront Products

A couple weeks ago I worked in the Microsoft booth at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco. I was there answering various and sundry questions about Forefront products, and in particular, questions about Forefront Protection for Exchange. Quite a few times I was asked, “So what are all the Forefront products?”  On the following product pricing and licensing…

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InfoWorld review: Microsoft ADFS 2.0 and Forefront Identity Manager 2010

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 is reviewed in this article.  Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 is a powerful platform for managing user identities, credentials, and identity-based access policies for both Windows and non-Windows environments. In FIM 2010, Microsoft took smart card and certificate management and merged it with identity lifecycle tools to streamline…

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Identity and Access Article o' the Week - Microsoft discloses ambitious security strategy

Here is the article from NETWORKWORLD about Microsoft’s strategy for the Forefront brand.  Microsoft Thursday began detailing a security strategy that will see it combine its identity management efforts with its Forefront security products built for clients, servers and the network edge. The company plans to integrate its security and identity products under the Forefront brand, offer software-as-a-service…

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