The Microsoft IT Showcase team has released some new content on how they are leverage new features in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 to enhance security and provide a more safer computing environment for their users. One of the biggest of these that I use is Direct Access. As someone who works in many different locations such as my home office, other Microsoft offices, hotel rooms, Direct Access gives me seamless connectivity to the corporate network and has improved my productivity by not having to use a VPN to get access to my corporate data. Check out the article below.
How Microsoft IT Leverages Security Enhancements from Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 offers significant security enhancements related to network access, branch offices, enforcement, and applications control. Learn how Microsoft IT leverages these enhancements to provide a safer and more secure environment for Microsoft employees and partners.