Article Alert: Policy-Driven Network Access with Windows Server 2008

While it has been nearly three months since I moved from the role as product manager for Windows Server networking to the Exchange Server team, I still get the occasional opportunity to strut my old networking stuff.  One such example is a recent article I co-authored with Amith Krishnan (product manager for Network Access Protection)…

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Tech·Ed 2007 - Day 4: TLC Fun! (Recap)

Once more, I’m plagued by horrifically poor bandwidth on the hotel network.  After having dinner with Sean (aka Seanv6) at the Bahama Breeze, and dodging some hardcore downpours with lots of loud thunder and nearby lightening to boot, I returned to my humble temporary abode to check email, surf for interesting tidbits to kick-off my Thursday afternoon…

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Windows Server 2008 Network Security Webcast

The next few days in the US is Memorial Day weekend, also known as the unofficial start to summer.  The means there will be plenty of barbeques, parties, and a Monday off.  Well, if you find yourself without something to done during this extended weekend, why not checkout this 90 minute TechNet webcast Amith Krishnan…

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WinServer "Longhorn" B3: This time it's "Ready, Set, (Download), and Evaluate!"

That’s right Windows Server “Longhorn” fans, Beta 3 is ready for your evaluation!  Simply visit http://www.microsoft.com/getbeta3, and you’re halfway there to trying out the first major public preview of our next generation of Windows Server. As our press release touts: “[With] Beta 3, customers will see new features and enhancements that include stronger security, better performance,…

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WS3LWC! (Wireless Security 300-Level Webcast)

I’m back from San Fran and a short stop over in Austin.  That’s good news for my loyal readership (both of you) since it means I didn’t become a security conference casualty, but instead have just been too lazy to publish my day 5 and “RSA 2007 Recap and Reflects” posts.  Here’s a quick one: …

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Better Together Networking Scenarios w/ Vista and Longhorn Server

Last week I delivered two webcasts for the Windows Vista TAP program members on a number of “better together” networking scenarios when you have Windows Vista on the client and Windows Server “Longhorn” on the back end.  Here’s a link to one of the webcasts we recorded:Better Together: Windows Vista and Windows Server “Longhorn” Networking…

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Running with Digital Scissors...

We’ve all heard it before from our parents, teachers, colleagues, friends, et al.  There are certain things we shouldn’t do (e.g. run with scissors, run by the pool, etc.) because it’s just not safe, yet many of us still do these things knowing full well that there could be dire consequences.  It should come as…

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Securing Wireless: An Impossible Dream? -- Info on a Great Upcoming Webcast

Wireless networking is such a fickle beast, ain’t it?  Everybody wants it and yet many organizations find it too challenging to deploy it with the same level of confidence as wired Ethernet.  Why?  It can be tough to manage access and to keep secured.  For many, it’s a heck of lot easier to manage and secure a length…

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