November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail – Unified Communications

News Antigen & Forefront http://blogs.technet.com/forefront http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds Exchange You Had Me At EHLO… http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/msukucc Hosted Messaging Collaboration Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting Office Communications Server Team Blog http://communicationsserverteam.com Lync Team Blog http://communicatorteam.com Outlook http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/default.aspx Other Next Hop Technical Resources – Office Communications Server | TechNet http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ocs/ee465814.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/themasterblog Documents Antigen & Forefront Exchange Exchange Server 2010…

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November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail – SQL Server

News Announcing an updated version of PowerPivot for Excel http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/10/28/announcing-an-updated-version-of-powerpivot-for-excel.aspx HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF SQL SERVER!!! http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/10/27/help-shape-the-future-of-sql-server.aspx CIOs share insight on best practices and challenges in today’s enterprise environment http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/10/21/cios-share-insight-on-best-practices-and-challenges-in-today-s-enterprise-environment.aspx Other http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx Downloads SQL 2005 Partial Database Availability SQL Server 2005 features that enable appropriately designed solutions to achieve partial availability and remain online…

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November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate Now available! (KB976932) Includes previous updates delivered over windows update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c3202ce6-4056-4059-8a1b-3a9b77cdfdda http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2010/10/26/service-pack-1-release-candidate-now-available.aspx US EPA Publishes paper on Energy Savings from Energy Star-Qualified Enterprise Servers running Windows…

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November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail – Manageability

News System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 3 Cumulative Update 3 for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 R2 is now available. This update also includes Cumulative Update 3 for Cross-Platform Components (KB2222955). http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2251525 Microsoft Acquires AVIcode I am excited to announce that Microsoft has acquired AVIcode, Inc, a Baltimore-based private company…

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November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail–Internet + Sharepoint

News Biztalk Server Investec Investec Uses Customised System to Double Revenue Without Increasing Support Staff 4-page Case Study posted: 10/14/2010 Investec Bank (Channel Islands)—a specialist provider of offshore private banking services—wanted to improve its core banking technology and manage its growing intermediary business more effectively. Vega Solutions replaced the bank’s previous banking system with a…

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November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail–Security

News Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Version 9 Now Available http://www.microsoft.com/security/sir/default.aspx Covering the first half of 2010 (January 1 – June 30), Volume 9 of the Security Intelligence Report includes intelligence on botnets and how to combat this threat, details on botnet and malware infection rates worldwide, and the latest security data and trends analysis captured…

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