Category Archives: VMM


Right on the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, Microsoft announced that "40 million Windows 8 licenses has been sold to-date."Tami Reller, the Chief Marketing and Financial Officer for Windows at the Credit Suisse Annual Tech Conference on November 27 said, "The journey is just beginning, but I am pleased to […]

The first major update to Visual Studio 2012 dubbed "Update 1" delivers improved Windows and SharePoint application development, agile team support and continuous quality enablement, all designed to help developers jumpstart productivity and drive down risk.With this and future updates, "we're striving to ensure that developers and development teams always have the best solution for […]

Update 10/16: Windows Server 2012 Network Access Protection (NAP) Management Pack provides an early warning to administrators on issues that could affect services so that administrators can investigate and take corrective action, if necessary.The management pack helps to simplify the administrative environment by providing a single console for the administrator to perform a number of […]

Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell Release Candidate (RC) avialable through Microsoft Download Center "helps scripters find Windows PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository, PoshCode, local or network file systems and Bing Search Repository."Microsoft Script Explorer enables:Integrated community and Microsoft resources to help you […]

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Custom Code Validation Tool available for those involved in development of HTML web resources, is designed to identify potential issues with custom JavaScript in JavaScript libraries and HTML web resources."The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Q2 2012 Service Update and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 9 include significant changes in the […]

Rights Protected Folder Explorer, a Windows based application now available through Download Center allows you to work with Rights Protected Folders in the Windows operating system. A Rights Protected Folder is similar to a file folder in that it contains files and folders. However, a Rights Protected Folder controls access to the files that it […]

Microsoft on June 21st, released software development kit (SDK) for SmartGlass Xbox, announced at the recently held E3 conference. "SmartGlass is an application for Windows 8, Windows Phone, and other portable devices that will connect phones, PCs and tablets with your Xbox 360 console by displaying supplemental content on those devices."The SmartGlass SDK is available […]

Kinect Developer Toolkit update v1.5.1 released today -- update boosts Kinect Studio performance and stability, improves face tracking, and introduces offline documentation support. If you have already installed the SDK, simply download the new v1.5.1 Developer Toolkit Update. If you are new to Kinect for Windows, you will want to download both Kinect for Windows […]

A new video from from Microsoft IT shows how Microsoft IT used File Classification Infrastructure to improve governance and security for Microsoft Global Payroll, and the upcoming plans for using the new Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server 2012.Stephen Baron, Sr. Program Manager - talk about all things Service Templates in System Center Virtual Machine […]