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Microsoft Products – Schedule delivery date for incoming products

As you may already know, there is a lot of incoming new product version for the next 12 to 24 months, including the waited Windows 8. Microsoft has published an initial schedule of delivery. Keep in mind this may still change will product groups are still working on many of these products. Windows 8 Anticipated […]

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Office 365 – Active Directory Federation update 1 provides better multiple UPN management

As you may already know, with Office 365 you can configure your cloud services to use your own Active Directory for user authentication. This allow single sign on and password policy management independently of Office 365. However, until now, there was a limitation which obliged you to use multiple ADFS implementation in case of you

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Windows Home Server / Windows Phone 7 – Connector in RC

Microsoft has announced the Release Candidate of the Windows Home Server Windows Phone 7 Connector. The purpose of this Add-in is to enable Remote Server Management tasks and relay Media Streams for WHS 2011 including: alert user management media (streaming, pictures…) For more details and testing, go to http://connect.microsoft.com/windowshomeserver

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Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 – SP1 now available to download

Few days after releasing the Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 as RTM and made it available to download to TechNet/MSDN/Premier subscribers, Microsoft has provide public download for this Service Pack http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c3202ce6-4056-4059-8a1b-3a9b77cdfdda&displaylang=en In the mean time, the SP1 is also available through Windows Update

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Windows / Security – Check the vulnerability surface

Microsoft has released a tool to analyze the vulnerability surface of your platform before or after a product installation. This tool is now in beta. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e068c224-9d6d-4bf4-aab8-f7352a5e7d45&displaylang=en It’s compatible with Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 (R1 and R2) in x32 bits and x64 bits.​

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Windows Server 2008 R2 – Free ebook offer

Learn about the features of Windows Server 2008 R2 in the areas of virtualization, management, the web application platform, scalability and reliability, and interoperability with Windows 7. Sign in to download Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2, written by industry experts Charlie Russel and Craig Zacker along with the Windows Server team at Microsoft.   https://profile.microsoft.com/RegSysProfileCenter/wizard.aspx?wizid=0a180c17-32d4-4151-93a0-92b384d15ca6&lcid=1033​

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