Archive for December, 2007

Interesting releases from Microsoft this week…

Microsoft has released the following products:

2007 Office Suite Service pack 1
The 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1 delivers important customer-requested stability and performance improvements, while incorporating further enhancements to user security. This service pack also includes all of the updates released for the 2007 Office suite prior to December of 2007. You can get a more complete description of SP1, including a list of issues that were fixed, in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 936982: Description of the 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1.

Windows Server 208 RC1 with Hyper-V Beta
Windows Server 2008 RC1 Enterprise is now available with a beta version of Windows Server Hyper-V, a key feature of Windows Server 2008 that will be included in Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter x64 editions. An earlier Customer Technology Preview (CTP) of Hyper-V, is also available for download with Windows Server 2008 RC1 Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter x64 editions. Please refer to the Windows Server virtualization page for more details.

Testing Microsoft prodicts? – Run IT virtual.
Using the power of virtualization, you can now quickly evaluate Microsoft and partner solutions through a series of pre-configured Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs). You can download the VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations. Start now by selecting a lab from the VHD catalog below.

/Jens Ole

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