Improve Web User Experience with IIS SEO Toolkit RTW and IIS URL Rewriter 2.0 RC

Today, Microsoft announced the releases of IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit RTW and IIS URL Rewriter 2.0 RC – both extensions for IIS.   The IIS SEO Toolkit helps Web developers, hosting providers, and Web server administrators to improve their Web site’s relevance in search results by recommending how to make the site content… Read more

PowerPivot downloads for Excel and SharePoint now available

Last week, we announced the availability of the SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP on the Data Platform Insider blog. Today we are excited to share that the SQL Server 2008 R2 PowerPivot downloads for Microsoft Excel 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 are now available!  To download PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint, please go… Read more

PDC 2009: Microsoft Cloud Services Vision Becomes Reality with Launch of Windows Azure Platform

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Windows Azure platform at the Professional Developers Conference.  In his opening keynote, Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect, described Windows Azure and SQL Azure as core elements of the company’s cloud services strategy.  The company also announced a set of new Windows Azure features, Windows Server capabilities, and… Read more

PDC 2009 keynote tomorrow at 8:30 am PT

The Professional Developer Conference 2009, one of the world’s leading events for software developers and strategic architects focused on the future of the Microsoft platform is just one day away! We hope to see you at PDC 2009, but if you are not able to make it this year, we would like to invite you… Read more

Microsoft Announces Exchange Server 2010 Availability and Wave of Innovations at Tech•Ed Europe 2009

Today at the Microsoft Tech•Ed Europe 2009 conference in Germany, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop announced that Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is now available worldwide to help businesses reduce costs, protect communications and delight e-mail users. Along with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2010 is part of a generation of… Read more

TechEd Europe 2009 starts Monday, November 9th

On Monday, Microsoft kicks-off TechEd EMEA 2009 in Berlin, Germany.   To help you track news coming from across Microsoft please visit the TechEd Global Press Room. The TechEd Europe 2009 keynote with Stephen Elop, President of Microsoft Business Division, and Robert Wahbe, Corporate Vice President of the Server and Tools, will discuss the state of… Read more