March–Technical Rollup Mail–Manageability

News System Center 2012 RC Released & New Licensing Information New Product Family and Product Category for System Center in WSUS Server We will add a new product family to your WSUS server today – System Center. The System Center product family will contain updates for versions 2012 and higher of System Center…


March–Technical Rollup Mail–Unified Communications

News Premier OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT Microsoft Premier Support UK – Site Home – TechNet Blogs Antigen & Forefront Forefront Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs Forefront Server Security Support Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs Exchange Exchange Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs…


March–Technical Rollup Mail–Security

News Security Compliance Manager 2.5 Beta Now Available for Download Quickly configure and manage desktops and your private cloud using Group Policy and System Center Configuration Manager. SCM 2.5 offers long-awaited new product baselines for Exchange Server as well as updated baselines for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2),…


March–Technical Rollup Mail–Platforms

News Download Windows Server "8" Beta The next release of Windows Server, Windows Server "8", offers businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware, cloud-optimized infrastructure. It securely connects across premises and allows IT Professionals to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently. Windows Server: · Takes you beyond virtualization · Delivers the…


March–Technical Rollup Mail – Internet

News SharePoint Technologies Revised Resource Centre: Upgrade and Migration for SharePoint Server 2010 You can upgrade your servers or server farm from a previous version of the SharePoint to a new version or you can migrate content into a new SharePoint environment. This page helps you plan and prepare for upgrade as well as perform…


March–Technical Rollup Mail–SQL

News Do we have the tools we need to navigate the New World of Data? Big Data for Everyone: Using Microsoft’s Familiar BI Tools with Hadoop Big Data, Hadoop and StreamInsight™ Guest Post from EMC: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 & EMC VMAXe; A Perfect Match Other Events Strata Conference…


March 2011 – Technical Rollup Mail – Security

News Windows Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate Now Available Download the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate (RC) today to test the newest built-in security and privacy features, and Group Policy support, in Microsoft’s enterprise-ready browser. Microsoft SIR Special Edition: Battling the Zbot Threat Learn how the Zbot threat was detected and removed by…


March 2011 – Technical Rollup Mail – Internet/SharePoint

News SharePoint Technologies New Business Intelligence Scenario Hub This collection of business intelligence (BI) scenarios provides end-to-end guidance on how to implement solutions in your organization Call in twice weekly and talk to the experts on Talk TechNet Visit the list of episodes to see upcoming topics, and then call in to get your…


March 2011 – Technical Rollup Mail – Manageability

News System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 4 has shipped The big update this month is the release of Cumulative Update 4 for OpsMgr 2007 R2. This update includes a number of fixes, support for upgrading to SQL 2008 R2, and a new feature which helps Management Servers recover from a database outage….


March 2011 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Now available! (KB976932) Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 is ready with new virtualization tools, web resources, management enhancements, and Windows 7 integration. You can also evaluate the SP1 edition with the Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 trial. Also, see the Service…