Very exciting happenings in the BizTalk world...
The release of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Beta 2!!!
Now ... before you get too excited, the RTM release of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 will not be until the 3rd quarter of 2007.... but this is still cool.
You can check out the latest release at http://connect.microsoft.com/ (you have to register, but its simple enough).
BizTalk Server 2006 R2 will be 5th major release of BizTalk Server. While there are the usual grab bag of improvements to BizTalk, the 2006 R2 release adds three big bang things:
Mr Vidotto gets all hot and sweaty over the RFID capabilities, personally, the "Platform Alignment" is the one that floats my boat.