Volume 13, Issue 20 | September 21, 2011
Twelve Reasons to Love SQL Server Code Name "Denali"
Discover the top 12 reasons to love the newest version of SQL Server Code Name "Denali," currently available for
download in Beta CTP3. Without further ado, here's Reason # 1: Get the Required 9s and Data Protection You Need for Mission-Critical Confidence.
AlwaysOn is a new high availability and disaster recovery solution that provides redundancy within and across datacenters to help enable fast application failover. It delivers a
suite of new capabilities including AlwaysOn Availability Groups, Failover Cluster Instances, Active Secondaries, and more.
System Center VMM 2012 RC Released
The release candidate for the next version of Virtual Machine Manager, a key element of private cloud creation, is now available. Download the trial.
A Malware and Firewall Solution for the Private Cloud
The V-Firewall for Microsoft Hyper-V consists of a management console and one agent per host that helps enable you to apply important security policies based on your requirements. It also includes other features, such as a Heartbeat Service and Bandwidth Throttling.
Next Release of Windows Intune Set for Next Month
The next release of Windows Intune, the cloud service for PC management, will be available on October 17, 2011 and include the new features and updates of the July 2011 beta. The beta program will conclude on November 17, 2011.
Lync for Mac 2011 Released to Manufacturing
Starting in October, our Mac customers will be able to experience the integrated communications experience for presence, instant messaging, conferencing, and voice, working with both Lync Server 2010 and Lync Online.