The Summer of Lockdown

Securing files, e-mails, Web sites and crazy soccer fans is a tall order.

HTTP Traffic Cop

Major enhancements to ISA Server 2006 include better bandwidth controls and improved monitoring.

Microsoft Bloggers: A Who's Who

Mary Jo lists her 10 favorite blogs by Microsoft employees.

Google Bundles Free Apps for Offices

Starting Monday, Google will offer Google Apps for Your Domain, a free package of programs for businesses, universities and other organizations.

New-Generation Exchange 2007 Exams Coming Soon

Microsoft hints at structure of Exchange Admin track of exams, currently in development phase.

IBM Open Source Roadmap: Beyond Linux

IBM executives Tuesday rolled out a roadmap for the company's investment in new open source areas beyond Linux, in a continuing but quiet assault on Microsoft's territory: the desktop.

IBM Challenges Microsoft with Sametime for Linux

In a move clearly aimed at Microsoft, IBM announced it has ported its enterprise instant messaging client to run atop Linux on the desktop and plans to have a Linux server product out next year.

High-Profile Developer Jumps the Windows Live Ship

A recent high-profile Microsoft hire, brought onboard to work on Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie's Windows Live vision, has suddenly announced his pending departure, citing a pullback on plans he had signed on to implement.

Speech Added to Office Communications Server

Microsoft announced this week at the SpeechTEK 2006 conference in New York that it will integrate the full capabilities of its Speech Server 2007 into Office Communications Server 2007.

Let's Get Small

Upcoming Microsoft products will be more powerful and larger than their predecessors -- but with such great size comes great responsibilities.

Deja Vu

ISA Server 2006 is similar to its predecessor, but there's enough new stuff to make it worth a look.

Get Your Shell On

Automate admin tasks easier with the new Windows PowerShell.

Microsoft Ships Betas of Exchange Server 2007, Forefront Server

Microsoft announced this week it is shipping the second beta test version -- which is also the first public beta test -- of Exchange Server 2007, as well as Forefront Server for Exchange Server.

Lucid8 Ships DigiVault Update

Lucid8 LLC announced last week it is shipping the latest update to its DigiVault continuous data protection and disaster recovery package for Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2000 and 2003.

Beta Blowout

A three-headed beta release lights the fuse on Office, Windows and Longhorn Server.

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