Sunday, February 26, 2006

Beginning this March from Microsoft:Kimberly L. Tripp SQL Server 2005 ITPro Webcast Series

If you're an IT professional wanting solid, valuable content and help with SQL Server 2005, your ship has landed in the form of an 11-part Webcast series brought to you by Microsoft. Kimberly L. Tripp of, a Microsoft MVP and Regional Director, is going share her knowledge and passion around building robust, recoverable and reliable SQL Server 2005 systems. Join the free Webcast every Friday starting March 10, 2006.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Vista Versions Finally Finalized

It looks like Microsoft has made up its collective mind about the editions of Vista that will be offered, and as expected, there'll be no more Tablet PC or Media Center Edition.

The six core versions include: Starter Edition, Enterprise Edition, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business and Ultimate. There will also be two "N" versions (Home Basic N and Business N) that are customized to comply with the European Union's orders not to include Windows Media Player with the operating system.

Friday, February 17, 2006

Office 12 is Office 2007

Microsoft Corp. today announced the lineup of its upcoming 2007 Microsoft® Office system products, previously code-named Microsoft Office "12".

Details about the 2007 Microsoft Office system products, including press releases and white papers on new Office products, application naming, suite packaging, server lineup, and U.S. estimated retail prices, can be found online at and

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Microsoft buys FutureSoft Web-filtering software

FEBRUARY 09, 2006 (IDG NEWS SERVICE) - Microsoft Corp. Thursday said it was buying Web-filtering software called DynaComm i:filter from FutureSoft Inc.

DynaComm i:filter allows IT administrators to filter content coming through a company's network that has been deemed inappropriate or bandwidth-hogging. The software also protects users against spyware by blocking the download of executable files through Web browsers.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Exchange 12" beta will be in TechNet March Shipments!

Big news for TechNet Subscribers!

March disc shipments will include a special treat: a special beta release of the upcoming version of Exchange Server code-named “Exchange 12”.

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