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Muglia Lifts the Covers on Upcoming Products at Tech Ed
by Alex Woodie

Server and Tools chief Bob Muglia provided some details about Microsoft's upcoming product roadmap during a keynote address at the Tech Ed 2007 show in Orlando this week. Muglia discussed a wide range of existing and upcoming products, including SQL Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, the .NET Framework version 3.5, BizTalk Server 2006 R2, BizTalk Services, the "Stirling" Forefront security tools (announced this week), Windows Server 2008's server core feature, and two acquisitions. READ MORE >

Microsoft Unveils 'Stirling' Security Suite
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft this week unveiled "Stirling," the codename for the next release of its Forefront suite of security tools. When it becomes available, Stirling will, for the first time, unite Microsoft's server, desktop, and network security offerings into a single product that users can access and control from a single management console.READ MORE >


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Xandros Inks Patent Protection, Interoperability Deal with Microsoft, Too
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Linux distributor Xandros has seen the commercial wisdom of one of its rival's ways and has inked a patent protection and interoperability agreement with proprietary operating system and middleware rival Microsoft.READ MORE >


Microsoft Adds Goodies to Vista Enterprise Kit
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft yesterday sweetened the pot of goodies it has put together to tempt Software Assurance customers to adopt Windows Vista. Microsoft hopes the new additions to the Desktop Optimization Pack, including more error detection, will attract more business users to Vista by making it easier to conduct widespread roll-outs. The software giant unveiled two encryption and virtualization tools to entice potential Vista users.READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

AMD Shows Off Barcelona Boxes in Taiwan . . . Struggling Dell Slashes 10 Percent of Workforce . . . Dynamics AX Beats OS/400-Based ERP at National Fleet Management Firm . . . Spam Lives On Following Arrest of 'Spam King' . . . Group Raises Red Flag on Predictive Technology from Microsoft . . . The Market for Servers in Europe Is Hot . . .


 

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Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Shannon O'Donnell,
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The Linux Beacon
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Microsoft-Novell Deal Has Escape Clause

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Muglia Lifts the Covers on Upcoming Products at Tech Ed

Microsoft Unveils 'Stirling' Security Suite

Xandros Inks Patent Protection, Interoperability Deal with Microsoft, Too

Microsoft Adds Goodies to Vista Enterprise Kit

But Wait, There's More:


AMD Shows Off Barcelona Boxes in Taiwan . . . Struggling Dell Slashes 10 Percent of Workforce . . . Dynamics AX Beats OS/400-Based ERP at National Fleet Management Firm . . . Spam Lives On Following Arrest of 'Spam King' . . . Group Raises Red Flag on Predictive Technology from Microsoft . . . The Market for Servers in Europe Is Hot . . .


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