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Amazon To Host Microsoft Solutions in the Cloud

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it is conducting a private beta test of Microsoft's server products running on Amazon's hosted computing platform, which is called Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

Payment Card Security Toughens With DSS 1.2 Release

The Payment Card Industry Council on Wednesday released an updated version of its PCI data security standard, which is designed to help protect transmitted charge and debit card information.

Cisco's UC Platform Signals IBM, Microsoft Tussle

Cisco, a company synonymous with telecommunications networks, is flexing its muscles in yet another arena -- unified communications.

Windows Essential Business Server Hits RTM Status

With RTM milestone met, Windows Essential Business Server is expected become generally available on November 12.

Virginia Supreme Court Rules Against Anti-Spam Law

It's unclear how a Virginia Supreme Court ruling may influence other state and federal laws, but the court on Friday struck down a Virginia law that prohibits the sending of unsolicited e-mail.

Microsoft's High-End Master Series Cert Now Open

Microsoft opens registration for new Microsoft Certified Master certification program.

September Patch To Fix Windows GDI Exploit and More

Redmond on Tuesday rolled out four critical fixes, as expected, for as many as eight remote code execution exploits for various Windows applications.

PostPath Deal Adds to Cisco-Microsoft UC Fight

Network goliath Cisco Systems last week stepped further into the cloud-computing space by announcing the acquisition of privately held PostPath, a provider of hosted e-mail and calendaring solutions based in Mountain View, Calif.

Patch Tuesday To Address Four Critical Issues

Microsoft plans to roll out just four "critical" fixes in September's security bulletin release expected on Tuesday, according to an advance notice.

PowerShell for Exchange 2007: Less Work, More Play

Get comfortable with PowerShell and the Exchange Management Shell using these tips and learning shortcuts.

Transport Rules Rule

Exchange 2007's Hub Transport servers let you enforce e-mail policies across the board.

Research in Motion Issues Fix for BlackBerry PDF Bug

Maker of popular BlackBerry handset issued a patch to plug a vulnerability in its BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) solution.

Unisys Offers Free Unified Communications Trial

Unisys announced yesterday that it is offering companies a free 30-day unified communications trial using Microsoft solutions.

Microsoft's Hosted Services: A Turning Point for Partners?

Microsoft's partner community got new marching orders today as Microsoft unveiled its hosted service offerings and pricing -- something that has been deferred, to partner unease, for about two years or so.

Partners: An 'Essential' Element in Microsoft's SMB Plans

Microsoft used the occasion of its 2008 Worldwide Partner Conference today to announce that November 12 will be the official launch date of Windows Essential Server Solutions, which are all-in-one software solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) based on Windows Server 2008 and other Microsoft server technologies.

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