November, 2009

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    White Paper: The Time to Move to the Cloud is Now

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    “The challenge for software vendors is no longer about when to include or even shift entirely to SaaS, software-plus services, or other Cloud-based solutions. The time is now. The challenge is how to make it happen,” according to a white paper written by Saugatuck Technology. The Microsoft-funded white paper, A Sense of Urgency for Software Companies:  Partnering for Success in the Cloud , shows that by year end 2010, nearly half of firms worldwide will be depending upon SaaS as part of their...
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    New Video - Attachmate Describes Benefits of Joining Front Runner for Windows 7

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    Video Link - Attachmate Describes Benefits of Joining Front Runner for Windows 7 Kris Lall, Product Marketing Manager, at Attachmate describes the benefits for joining the early adopter program, Front Runner for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Now with the launch of Windows 7, there's still time to join Front Runner . Front Runner is an early adopter program for ISVs in the US that helps you get your applications compatible with the latest Microsoft technologies. Once you tell us that your...
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    Software Architecture Workshop in Issaquah, WA

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    Just days after the Professional Developer Conference ( PDC09 ) we are organizing a Software Architecture Workshop (SAW) for our managed partners and independent experts. The event will be an intense and interactive one day event that is specifically targeted to address problems and opportunities for ISVs. Event is planned for the Microsoft office in Issaquah, WA on December 7. Register here . Who should attend? Software Solution Architects Technical Decision Makers Lead Software Developers Benefits...
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    Security Intelligence Report Details Threat Landscape

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    The seventh Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) describes the changing threat landscape including software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially unwanted software. The release of the SIR is the seventh volume and includes data derived from hundreds of millions of Windows computers and some of the busiest online services on the Internet. This will be of value for ISVs with data centers as you evaluate the threat landscape. The report also provides...
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    Windows Azure Platform: Microsoft SQL Azure

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    Exciting progress is being made in SQL Azure: Technical Preview Available Now:  Create a new SQL Azure account and register for the CTP. The SQL Azure Database CTP is available for free. Click here to create your account with your Live ID, and we will send you an invitation code. (Due to high demand for the SQL Azure Database CTP, there may be some delays in receiving your invitation codes as we onboard new participants.) New SQL Azure Evidence Available:  The Azure SQL team has posted...
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    Windows Azure Platform: Microsoft .NET Services

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    Microsoft .NET Services enable ISVs and other developers to connect cloud-based and on-premises applications and services. They include the .NET Access Control Service which provides identity federation and authentication, and the .NET Service Bus which enables communication across network and organizational boundaries. .NET Services enable developers to focus on their application logic, in the same way the Microsoft .NET Framework does, instead of having to deal with deploying their own cloud-based...
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    On Your Mark… Get Set… Go! It’s Time to Get Ready for the Windows Azure Platform

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    In efforts to help you get ready for the Windows Azure Platform, we have developed several key resources to assist you in learning about Azure as well as deep technical training to help you build applications. Understanding the Windows Azure Platform and Benefits Windows Azure Platform Partner Quickstart Portal This portal is an excellent resource to learn more about Windows Azure.  From videos and blogs to trainings and events, this can be your go to destination for materials and information...
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    The SQL Azure Platform Advantage

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    The launch of the Windows Azure Platform is only days away.At the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles from November 16th until November 19th Microsoft will launch the next generation cloud platform. Therefore, let’s look at the value proposition of SQL Azure as relational data storage in the cloud: Existing SQL Server apps &  tools, including PHP, can run on SQL Azure , triple redundancy included, provides instantaneous automated failover with no patching downtime, offers...
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    Two New Editions Join SQL Server 2008 R2 Roadmap

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    Bob Muglia and Ted Kummert delivered a keynote address to more than 2,00o attendees at PASS Summit 2009, where they made key announcements: Upcoming SQL Server 2008 R2 community technology preview (CTP)  would be available in November. SQL Azure is now feature-complete and goes live in January. Two new editions of SQL Server to address high-end, mission-critical scenarios: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse (formerly project code-named...
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    TechNet & MSDN Events Present: Highlights from “the New Efficiency” Launch

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    At this free event we’ll cover the “best of” content and deliver highlights from “the New Efficiency” Launch events taking place nationwide. ATTEND this special event and learn about these exciting new products and discover how: Windows 7 simplifies everyday tasks, improves productivity and works the way you want.  Windows Server 2008 R2 delivers new functionality and powerful improvements to the core Windows Server operating system to help organizations increase control, availability, and flexibility...
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    SharePoint 2010 Developer Resources

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    Developers have been asking about resources available for SharePoint 2010 training. Here’s some resources that will help. Developer Resources For developers, SharePoint 2010 provides the business collaboration platform you can use to rapidly build solutions and respond to business needs. See Getting Started with SharePoint 2010   The series includes: · Module 1: Getting Started: Building Web Parts in SharePoint 2010 · Module 2: What Developers Need to Know About SharePoint 2010 · Module 3: Building...
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    Free SharePoint 2010 1 Day Developer Workshops

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    Paul Stubbs and Jim Blizzard will be presenting two different 1 day developer workshops in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa in December.  If you are a developer interested in learning about Microsoft’s fastest growing development platform this may be for you. SharePoint 2010 is the Business Collaboration Platform for creating rich enterprise applications. Seating is limited. Click on the links below to see more details and sign up. Sign up now Fort Lauderdale December 3rd 2009: http://msevents.microsoft...
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    Video, Photos Shows Windows Azure Data Centers

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    A video from CNET shows the new data center in Chicago that hosts Windows Azure. In its first phase, the ground floor of the facility is designed to hold up to 56 containers, each filled with anywhere from 1,800 to 2,500 servers. Each of the servers can host e-mail, manage instant messages, or run your applications in Windows Azure . For a view inside, see Photos: Inside a Microsoft data center . Photos include a traditional data center, how the containers work, the air skates on which the containers...
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    Channel 9 Learning Centers Offer Developers Free Training

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    Visit this new destination on Channel 9 for free technical training on emerging Microsoft products There is a collection of continually updated courses at the new Channel 9 Learning Center.  Each one includes a set of videos, hands-on labs, and source code samples help to bring your team up-to-speed quickly. There will be landing pages for each course offering, and the first two are now available: Visual Studio 2010 RC and .NET Framework 4 Windows 7 for Developers In addition to the great course...
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