Check out the New Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Website!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the new Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform website (   The new site is a comprehensive source for information relating to our private cloudand virtualization solutions, as well as other solutions based on WindowsServer, System Center, Forefront and related products.  It is designed tohelp connect you to relevant information…


Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1

An Update Rollup for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 is now available here:  Get Update .  In addition to hotfixes, this Update also includes some important changes to note: Support for Windows Embedded 7 platforms:  With this update, the FEP client software is supported on certain Windows Embedded 7 platforms (including Windows Thin PC) and Windows…


Uncle TechEd Wants You!

The Microsoft TechEd Twitter Army is looking for recruits to twitter off the show floor during our premier TechEd event running May 16-19 in Atlanta. If you’re going to the show and want your opinions heard, be sure to check in at the Social Media area in the Microsoft Server & Cloud Platform Booth on…


Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010: Resource Digest

With the recent announcement of the release of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, we published a bevy of resources through different channels to prepare the way and bring you up to speed. In the interests of providing the community—our readers—a quick-and-easy way to access these resources, we’ve compiled a digest of items for your handy reference….


Announcing Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010!

We are extremely excited to announce that Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) has released to manufacturing!  Customers can access the RTM release on the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) starting Jan. 1, 2011 — or try the evaluation version immediately.    This is our first – and very significant – step in making the…


What Customers are saying about FEP

We’re just back from TechEd in Berlin where Brad Anderson announced the release candidate for Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 during his keynote. During the session, Brad highlighted one of the key focus areas in this release – the convergence of security and management. FEP 2010 is deployed, configured, managed, updated, and reported on through…


Discover New Efficiencies with Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Release Candidate

The Release Candidate of Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 shipped today and is now available for download here.  FEP was built on Configuration Manager 2007 (R2 and R3 supported), so anyone with Configuration Manager deployed now has the unique ability to deliver desktop security on your existing infrastructure. Find out more on the System Center team…


One step closer to convergence: Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Release Candidate now available

Today in Berlin at TechEd Europe Microsoft vice president Brad Anderson announced that the Release Candidate of Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 is now available for download and we are on track to release to manufacturing by the end of 2010! Built on System Center Configuration Manager R2 and R3, FEP gives customers the ability…


Converging Endpoint Security and Management: Say hello to Forefront Endpoint Protection

Today the team delivered the anticipated Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) public beta to customers.  The successor of Forefront Client Security is built on System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 R2, allowing customers to use their existing client management infrastructure to deploy and manage endpoint protection. The end result? Customers will save capital costs on…