Yes, we released these products to manufacturing on 27th October, 2006.
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006, which is a standalone product that offers key enabling technologies that allow enterprise organizations to integrate their mission-critical host applications, data sources and security systems with new solutions developed using the Microsoft Windows platform. You can download the Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 Evaluation Edition (120-day) software from Microsoft’s external web site, at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E4A40127-D73C-4D41-B8B4-FBBE68EEC47E&displaylang=en. Microsoft BizTalk Adapters for Host Systems, which requires BizTalk Server 2006 and offers efficient development tools and native runtime protocol engines that allow enterprise IT to connect BizTalk to existing line-of-business programs and data on IBM mainframe zSeries and midrange iSeries computers, preserving the integrity and performance of vital line-of-business systems, while extending those investments to new solutions. You can download the Microsoft BizTalk Host Adapters for Host Systems (requires BizTalk Server 2006) from Microsoft’s external web site, at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C0D4B943-1786-4B74-A9A4-FDAA582F5FA2&displaylang=en.
Visit these web sites in the near future for more information on these new Microsoft products, http://www.microsoft.com/hiserver and http://www.microsoft.com/biztalk.