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…


October 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail – Security

News A Fun Way to Get Started Threat Modeling: The Elevation of Privilege (EoP) Card Game Threat modeling is a core component of the design phase in the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). The EoP card game helps clarify the details of threat modeling and examines possible threats to software and computer systems such as…


October 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail–Internet + SharePoint

News Biztalk Server Sysmex America, Inc. Life Sciences Firm Enhances Performance Management, Saves Millions with Microsoft BI http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Office-2010-Suites/Sysmex-America-Inc/Life-Sciences-Firm-Enhances-Performance-Management-Saves-Millions-with-Microsoft-BI/4000008275 Ontario Systems ISV Speeds Innovation and Reaches New Markets with Microsoft Dynamics xRM Development Framework http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Dynamics-CRM/Ontario-Systems/ISV-Speeds-Innovation-and-Reaches-New-Markets-with-Microsoft-Dynamics-xRM-Development-Framework/4000008274 Fundtech IT Company Helps Banks Integrate Systems, Cut Costs with Rapidly Deployable Solution http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Biztalk-Server-Enterprise-2010/Fundtech/IT-Company-Helps-Banks-Integrate-Systems-Cut-Costs-with-Rapidly-Deployable-Solution/4000008214 Chaoyang District Government Beijing’s Chaoyang District Government…

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October 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail – Manageability

News Configuration Manager & SMS Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr http://blogs.msdn.com/steverac/ System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten http://blogs.msdn.com/rslaten/ The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog http://blogs.technet.com/configurationmgr/ The Deployment Guys http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys System Center Configuration Manager Solutions http://blogs.technet.com/mwiles/ Carlos Santiago’s Manageability Blog – Configuration Manager http://blogs.technet.com/carlossantiago/ Michael Niehaus’ Windows and Office deployment ramblings http://blogs.technet.com/mniehaus/ Paul Thomsen at…


October 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail–SQL Server

News SQL Azure New Features in SQL Azure http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/09/23/new-features-in-sql-azure-august-update.aspx Other SQL Server for the Oracle DBA – Free DVDs at OpenWorld http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/09/20/sql-server-for-the-oracle-dba-free-dvds-at-openworld.aspx TRM http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx Documents SQL 2008 Microsoft SQL Server Protocol Documentation The Microsoft SQL Server protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in Microsoft SQL Server 2008….


October 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Childrens Hospital of Aurora Hospital Virtualizes Servers to cut IT costs by $1.8 million The Children’s Hospital of Aurora, Colorado, wants to direct as much of its nonprofit budget as possible to helping families rather than buying new servers. After using server virtualization to stem server proliferation, the hospital wanted to further lower data…


October 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 http://blogs.technet.com/msukucc Hosted Messaging Collaboration Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting Office Communications Server Team Blog http://communicationsserverteam.com Office Communicator 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 Infrastructure…


September 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 Office Communicator 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 Microsoft Antigen SP2…


September 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail – Internet

News Biztalk Server Egyptian Ministry of Health Manages Hospital Performance to Improve Healthcare http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Office-Infopath-2007/Egyptian-Ministry-of-Health/Egyptian-Ministry-of-Health-Manages-Hospital-Performance-to-Improve-Healthcare/4000008118 Netherlands-Based Ornamental Plant Industry Creates Supply Chain Monitoring System http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Biztalk-Server-2009/Florilog-Foundation/Netherlands-Based-Ornamental-Plant-Industry-Creates-Supply-Chain-Monitoring-System/4000008100 Heavy-Equipment Dealership Uses ERP Solution to Drive Growth and Boost Profitability http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Dynamics-AX-2009/Kelly-Tractor/Heavy-Equipment-Dealership-Uses-ERP-Solution-to-Drive-Growth-and-Boost-Profitability/4000008006 Case Studies http://www.microsoft.com/biztalk/en/us/case-studies.aspx Microsoft Internet Information Server Web Farm Framework 2.0 beta released! Last week my team released a…


September 2010 – Technical Rollup Mail – Manageability

News Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Connectors Cumulative Update 2 now Available! This updated release includes all features that were in the previous update release (KB975774) plus the following updates/fixes: · Added Support for Remedy 7.5 · Added Support for HP Operations Manager for UNIX v9 · Incorrect dates are passed to the remote…