Monthly Archives: February 2006

New Free Microsoft MOM 2005 Resource Kit with PowerToy

The updated Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 Resource Kit contains downloadable tools to help ease the use and administration of MOM 2005 and MOM 2005 SP1: Management Pack Toolkit Infrastructure Management Solution Accelerators MOM Product Connectors Troubleshooting Tools MOM Power … Continue reading


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Microsoft Announces Five Versions of Windows Vista

Microsoft has announced that Windows Vista will be available in five versions. For Home Users: 1) Windows Vista Home Basic 2) Windows Vista Home Premium 3) Windows Vista Ultimate   For Businesses: 4) Windows Vista Business 5) Windows Vista Enterprise … Continue reading

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New “Origami” Microsoft Handheld Computer

Microsoft has a new secret project called ”Origami,” but the website reveals little details except:  Hello Do you know me? Do you know what I can do? . . . and where I can go? . . . or how … Continue reading

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Live Meeting: Virtual Earth Madness

Virtual Earth is a new map and search system. It brings together a number components that allow the user to find out “what is here?” and “Where are the nearest things to here?” The components of Virtual Earth consist of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Presents a Security Video – “Breaking Into Las Vegas”

Microsoft’s “The Code Room” goes to Las Vegas to take a look at the high stakes world of application security where one mistake can means millions of dollars. In this episode of The Code Room as the White Hats and the … Continue reading

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New Interactive Demos Showcase Microsoft Office System Solutions

Microsoft’s Solution Showcase highlights how leading companies are solving critical business problems using solutions built with the Microsoft Office System. These solutions are a small sample of the many ways organizations are transforming their businesses by taking advantage of the … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Certification Examinations

The Microsoft Partner program wants you to stay a step ahead of the competition and achieve a Microsoft certification. By doing so, you’ll also put your organization on the road to earning Microsoft Competencies and the Small Business Specialist designation. … Continue reading

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New FREE Microsoft Phlat Software Add-in for Windows Desktop Search

Microsoft’s Research Department continues to release cool add-ins and prototypes giving us a “glimpse of things to come.”  PHLAT (Prototype for Helpful Lookup and Tagging)  is a new interface for Windows Desktop Search, enabling search through a user’s own e-mail, files, … Continue reading

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Corporate Hacking: How to Fight Back with Microsoft’s FREE ISA Server Beta

A recent InformationWeek article highlights the need for better intrusion detection. Anatomy of a Break-In – Ride along as a team of security pros pokes holes in the security perimeter of one large company that thought it was safe.   … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Training

Microsoft is offering FREE ($99.00 value) 90-day subscriptions to SQL Server 2005 Training Courses. Summary: These courses will provide you with a technically deep learning experience on installing and securing Microsoft SQL Server 2005. These courses provide detailed reference content … Continue reading

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