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Microsoft Partnership with RSA for Information Protection

Hi all – I’m David Hastie, senior product manager in the Identity and Security Business Group here at Microsoft.  I wanted to flag an announcement Microsoft made today in the area of information protection and data loss prevention.  It involves Rights Management Services in Windows Server 2008.    In short, Microsoft and EMC’s security division,...

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Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) Customer Preview Program (CPP)!

Hello everyone! Back in October I made a post about SP2. At that point, we allowed a small group of TAP customers access to the SP2 beta. Today, I am happy to announce our schedule for making SP2 available to everyone for download! Starting today, TechNet and MSDN subscribers will be able to download the...

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WESS Launch: Announcing the availability of SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 today to customers worldwide

Today we are proud to invite you to attend the official launch of Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008 and Small Business Server (SBS) 2008, making up the Windows Essential Server Solution (WESS) product line, at   Considering how tight the economy is for the approx. 1.2 million mid-sized companies and 32 million small businesses...

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Want a pre-beta build of Windows Server 2008 R2? Needed to attend PDC or WinHEC

Hi there.  Ward here to provide you an update on Windows Server 2008 R2 which we announced last week at the PDC in Los Angeles.    This week at both TechED EMEA and WinHEC, Microsoft provided more details and demos around features and capabilities expected for Windows Server 2008 R2, our release update to Windows Server...

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TechEd EMEA: Terminal Services renamed Remote Desktop Services

Hi, Manlio Vecchiet here. I’m director of product management on the Windows Server marketing team, focused on Windows Server networking, terminal services and VDI. I’m in Barcelona right now attending Microsoft TechEd EMEA conference. Whether you are one of the many IT Pros that have successfully deployed Terminal Services over the past decade, or whether...

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