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Microsoft products roadmap for FY08 and beyond

Microsoft roadmap, haven’t seen one of these in a while. This is extracted from Steve Ballmer’s Powerpoint presentation at Microsoft Show and Tell (Financial Analyst Meeting) 2007 yesterday. I’m surprised Mary Jo Foley or Todd Bishop haven’t picked this up earlier. I’ve noted some of my items of interest with a red asterisk.

Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Small Business Server Code name “Cougar”
  • Windows Server Code Name “Centro”
  • Windows Vista SP1*
  • Windows Server 2008 Update Release*
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1*


  • Forefront Code Name “Stirling”
  • Forefront Client Security
  • Forefront Security for Office Communications Server
  • Forefront Security Management Console
  • Intelligent Gateway Application 2007
  • Forefront Security for Exchange Server “14”
  • Forefront Security for SharePoint “14”

IT Operations

  • System Center Operations Manager 2007
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • System Center Essentials “v2”
  • System Center Service Manager
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2007
  • System Center Capacity Planner 2007
  • System Center Data Protection Manager “v2”
  • Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007
  • Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance


  • Windows Live
  • Office Live
  • MSN
  • adCenter
  • XBOX Live
  • Live Search


  • Office Communications Server 2007
  • Office Communicator 2007
  • Expression Studio
  • Speech Server 2007
  • Microsoft Tellme*
  • Office:mac

Entertainment & Devices

  • Zune*
  • Mediaroom
  • Windows Embedded CE
  • Wndows Automotive
  • Windows Media
  • Surface
  • Office Mobile
  • XBOX 360 Elite*

Business Platform

  • Dynamics NAV
  • Dynamics AX
  • Dynamics SL
  • Dynamics GP
  • Dynamics CRM
  • Dynamics Live CRM
  • Dynamics Entrepreneur Solution

Application Platform

  • SQL Server 2008
  • BizTalk Server R2
  • .NET Framework
  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Popfly
  • Expression Studio V2*
  • Silverlight

This above information contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. If you make investments based on this information alone, you are an ass. Please remove yourself from the stock market immediately.

Microsoft, Products, Roadmap, FY08

Source:→ Long Zheng

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