"Morro," OneCare and Forefront

There’s currently a good deal of buzz about yesterday’s announcement of Microsoft’s plans for a no-cost security offering.  Code-named “Morro,” the new solution will address the growing need for a PC security solution tailored to the demands of emerging markets.  Related to this, the company will discontinue retail sales of its Windows Live OneCare subscription…

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Forefront solutions in the new Windows Essential Servers

You may have heard about last week’s launch of Windows Essential Business Server 2008 and Small Business Server 2008.  SBS and EBS are integrated IT solutions that are priced and designed specifically for the needs of small and midsized companies. In sum, they help smaller firms take advantage of enterprise-class IT.  In addition to Windows Server 2008,…

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Forefront Client Security/NAP Readiness Assessent in New MAP Toolkit

Earlier this week Microsoft introduced the new Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2. MAP is a scalable and agent-less assessment platform designed to make it easier to determine which Microsoft technologies are right for your infrastructure, and how to best implement them. In this version, MAP assessment capabilities have expanded to a range of Microsoft products,…

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Announcing IAG Service Pack 2

I’m Uri Lichtenfeld, product manager for the Intelligent Application Gateway and today I’m very excited to announce the upcoming release of IAG Service Pack 2!  This news is one of the announcements being made in Barcelona this week at the Microsoft TechEd:  IT Pro conference.   As you may know, IAG is a remote access gateway that…

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