Volume 13, Issue 15 | July 13, 2011
Download SQL Server Code Name "Denali" CTP3
SQL Server Code Name "Denali" Community Technology Preview (CTP3) provides the foundation for the cloud-ready information platform, and will help customers unlock insights across the organization and quickly build solutions that extend data across on-premises and public cloud.
Internet Explorer 10: Platform Preview 2
The latest preview build of Internet Explorer 10, Platform Preview 2, is now available for download. With the second Platform Preview, developers can start working with several site-ready HTML5 technologies.
TechNet Radio: Office 365 Basics - Setup and Deployment
Blain Barton chats with Jay Kothari, a Program Manager here at Microsoft. Tune in as Jay shows us how easy it is to get started with Office 365, from deployment, configuration of apps, and automatic updates through the Office 365 Desktop Setup Tool.
Quick Reference Guide: Microsoft IT Deploys Internet Explorer 9
Learn how Microsoft Information Technology used File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) to create a solution to automatically classify, manage, and protect sensitive data, including personally identifiable information and financial information. The new solution enables risk mitigation for sensitive data by using automatically applied controls. Ultimately, this solution helped Microsoft IT achieve industry best practices for regulatory compliance.
Windows Thin PC Released
Windows Thin PC enables customers to repurpose existing PCs as thin clients by providing a smaller-footprint, locked-down version of Windows 7. Learn how you can reduce the end-point costs for your virtual desktop infrastructure.
Download the 90-day trial. Windows Thin PC is available as a benefit of Software Assurance.
TechNet Radio: What's Next in System Center 2012
Blain Barton and John Baker interview Chris Van Wesep, Group Product Manager here at Microsoft. Listen in as they preview the System Center 2012 suite of products and discuss how IT pros can grapple with cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.
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Course 10337: Updating Your Microsoft SQL Server 2008 BI Skills to SQL Server 2008 R2
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