Brand New Feature Package on Cloud Security
TechNet is kicking off the new "TechNet On" feature series with an in-depth look at securing and deploying applications in the cloud. You'll find new articles and videos in three tracks, including a background track on the Windows Azure platform, a security track with best practices on enterprise-class security for the cloud, and a strategy track for understanding your options and getting started. Read TechNet program manager
Mitch Ratcliffe's blog for more on the new TechNet On approach to content.
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TechNet Simulcast: Forefront Virtual Event
June 23 - 24, 2010
Register for the two-day Forefront virtual event to hear from and ask questions directly of the product team as we teach you about the product and deliver technical demonstrations on all Forefront products (
FOPE) and on Active Directory Rights Management Services + Exchange.
TechNet Radio: Growing Opportunities for Data in the Cloud
In this episode, Kevin Kline, Technical Strategy Manager for SQL Server at
Quest Software, identifies numerous areas for entrepreneurs to take advantage of government and other data in the cloud to create new product offerings based on Microsoft Windows Azure. Kline also discusses integration of on-premise data with data in the cloud and raises important and surprising points about legal and compliance issues with data.
Windows 7 End User Adoption Resources Webcast
July 7, 2010, 9:30 A.M. Pacific Time
Join us on July 7 in this informational webcast to learn how you can take advantage of the wide array of resources to help support your organization's deployment and adoption of Windows 7.
Microsoft SDL Threat Modeling Tool Boosts Security
Now you can easily identify and analyze security threats to your software even when you are still in the design phase. The Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Threat Modeling Tool finds potential issues early - when they are easier and less costly to resolve.
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SP1 Beta for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
Attendees at Tech·Ed were told they can look forward to the Service Pack 1 beta in late July. Don't anticipate new features for Windows 7, but rather a combination of updates already available through Windows Update and additional hotfixes. Windows Server 2008 R2, on the other hand...
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Register for Tech∙Ed Europe by July 5 and Save €500
Tech∙Ed Europe returns to Berlin this November 8 - 12, 2010 for a full week of deep technical education, hands-on learning, and opportunities to connect with Microsoft and community experts one-on-one. Register by July 5 and receive your conference pass for only €1,395 - a €500 savings.