February 21, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Helps Customer After an Earthquake and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger   Windows Azure Helps Bring Customer Back Online Amid Crisis When disaster struck the picturesque nation of Costa Rica in the form of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in September 2012, the population was in shock and the nation’s infrastructure was damaged. The website of Teletica, one of the nation’s largest and most… Read more

November 23, 2011 News Thursday: Fujitsu’s Hybrid Cloud Services, Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Release Candidate, Windows Azure at Imagine Cup, and more Server and Tools news

  by STB Blogger Fujitsu announces Hybrid Cloud Services for Microsoft Windows AzureEarlier this month, Fujitsu announced Hybrid Cloud Services for Microsoft Windows Azure, heralding an extension of its global cloud portfolio and its relationship with Microsoft. The offering enables government and enterprise customers to benefit from hybrid cloud solutions and in doing so achieve… Read more

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 public beta announced

Today Microsoft announced the eagerly anticipated Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) public beta to customers. The successor of Forefront Client Security, FEP 2010 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. Customers can download the beta now, and… Read more

Microsoft to acquire Sentillion

Today Microsoft’s Health Solutions Group announced the acquisition of Sentillion, a company based in Andover, MA which provides healthcare industry solutions for context management, user provisioning and single sign-on (SSO).   The primary goal of the acquisition is to make it easier for healthcare professionals to deliver better patient care by streamlining access to multiple… Read more

More information on the release of Forefront TMG

Yesterday Microsoft announced the general availability of Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010.  For more information about the release check out David Cross’, Product Unit Manager, overview on the Because it’s everybody’s business blog and video on Microsoft TechNet.     addthis_pub = ‘wedsg’;… Read more

Microsoft announces release of Forefront TMG and UAG 2010

Today Microsoft announced the releases of two new solutions: Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 (TMG) and Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 (UAG).   Forefront TMG and UAG 2010, the latest progress in Microsoft’s Business Ready Security strategy, address two growing endpoint security challenges: TMG helps companies provide safe employee web browsing, in part through use… Read more

Forefront Update

Today Microsoft is announcing a schedule and strategy update for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, a component of the upcoming Forefront Protection Suite (previously codenamed “Stirling.”)   Microsoft is delaying the release of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – anti-malware for Windows desktops and servers – until the second half of 2010.  Based on customer feedback and market… Read more

Microsoft Security Essentials Available Today

Microsoft Security Essentials, the new no-cost, anti-malware service that helps protect consumers against viruses, spyware and other malicious software, is available today.  It requires no registration, trials or renewals and will be available for download directly from Microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials.   For more information about this release check out the Forefront Team Blog.   addthis_pub… Read more