Cloud Platform Release Announcements for October 27, 2016

This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft provides the technologies and tools to enable enterprises to embrace a cloud culture. Our differentiated innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions and developer tools help all our customers realize the true… Read more

November 8, 2012 News Thursday: Beta Release of BizTalk Server 2013, News from PASS 2012, and more Server and Tools News!

  by STB Blogger BizTalk Server 2013 Beta UnveiledEarlier this week, the BizTalk Server team announced the Beta release of BizTalk Server 2013. Since the Community Technology Preview (CTP) in August, the team added several capabilities, including SFTP support, ESBT integration, better SharePoint integration and simplified manageability via dependency tracking in BizTalk Admin console. The… Read more

December 8, 2011 News Thursday: BizTalk Server 2010 R2, Data Solutions for Small Business Webcast, and more Server and Tools News

  by STB Blogger Microsoft announces BizTalk Server 2010 R2Today Microsoft has announced the next release of BizTalk Server: BizTalk Server 2010 R2.BizTalk Server 2010 R2 will be delivered approximately 6 months following the release of Windows Server 8.  Release timing for Windows Server 8 is yet to be announced and will be disclosed by… Read more

General Availability of BizTalk Server 2009

Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of BizTalk Server 2009. BizTalk Server 2009 is available now to Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) customers and will be made available broadly in nine languages — Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish — on May 1. With this release, Microsoft has made substantial… Read more

Microsoft Announces General Availability of BizTalk Server 2009 Beta and RFID Mobile

Today at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development and Integration (AADI) Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, Microsoft announced the general availability of BizTalk RFID Mobile and BizTalk RFID Standards Pack, as well as the first public beta of BizTalk Server 2009 for download.   Together, these releases demonstrate Microsoft’s continued commitment to the BizTalk Server product… Read more

Connected Systems Division Announces Features for BizTalk Server 2009 and Future Releases

Today, the Connected Systems Division announced features for BizTalk Server 2009 and future releases plans, to provide customers and partners with further clarification about what to expect.     1.       BizTalk Server 2009: o   Naming Change: Microsoft updated the name of the next release from BizTalk Server 2006 R3 to “BizTalk Server 2009”.  o   BizTalk… Read more

Gartner positions Microsoft in Leaders Quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers

See Gartner’s newly released Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers (Gartner, June 3, 2008). The report outlines how service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, international e-commerce, proliferating business-to-business projects and changing user requirements are driving vendor innovation and consolidation in the B2B gateway software market…. Read more

TechEd 2008 Developers: News from the frontlines

Today, at Tech Ed 2008 Developers in Orlando, FL Bill Gates delivered a keynote address in which he reflected on the company’s 33-year history with developers and shared his predictions for the future of application development. He also made several product-related announcements that build on Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5, and demonstrate… Read more

Connected Systems Division Acquires Covast’s Technology

Today, the Connected Systems Division signed an agreement to acquire the IP for Covast’s advanced B2B capabilities. This will be incorporated into a new “BizTalk Advanced B2B Pack” which will be available as part of Software Assurance benefits to customers who license BizTalk ServerR3 .   Why is this important? It builds on the most… Read more

BizTalk Server Gets Updates and a New Name

On the heels of this latest platform wave with Windows Server 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008- the Connect Systems Division wants to take advantage of the innovations in these products and align BizTalk Server to the most recent versions.  Once SQL Server 2008 (the final of the three to… Read more