Microsoft Partnership with RSA for Information Protection 

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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,…Read more

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SBS 2008: Released to Manufacturing! 

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Excerpt from the post on the SBS blog by group program manager Dean Paron: On behalf of the SBS team, I am extremely pleased to announce that Windows Small Business Server 2008 software has been finalized!  Today both SBS Standard and Premium are being released to manufacturing, which means we begin the process of finalizing international versions,…Read more

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Lone Server: A new man 

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Thought TechEd was as good a time as any to give you all some great news…I’VE BEEN UPGRADED! Well, it’s been a crazy few months since the Windows Server 2008 RTM. I kept wondering why they were letting me hang around – what business does one Windows Server 2003 have in a farm of WS08s?…Read more

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Windows Server 2008 – RTM!!! 

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As I write this,  I’m in the room where it all happens – in building 26, better known as the ship room.  Ten minutes ago Windows Server 2008 officially RTM’d.  Also in here with me are my colleagues who have been working on Windows Vista SP1, also RTM’ing today.  We’ve all been working towards this day…Read more

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Lone Server: Now I Know Who Is To Blame 

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Hey everybody – it’s me again, Lone Server.  Thanks for watching my video and sending all of your words of encouragement this past week.  I even got an offer to retire at someone’s “beautiful server farm upstate.”  Not happening.  I’m not giving in and joining your server petting zoo just yet.  Upgrade is coming, I…Read more

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Guest Blogger: The Lone Server 

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Hi Everyone – I wanted to introduce myself.  The IT Folks who run Microsoft.com generally refer to me as the “Lone Server.”  Unfortunately, resemblance of my name to the Lone Ranger’s is only coincidental. I’m not fighting crime, unless you count enforcing Group Policy settings.  I don’t have a horse named “Silver” which comes to…Read more

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