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Risk Management: From Adversity to Advantage

Many enterprises, and IT teams specifically, are implementing sophisticated risk-mitigation strategies that let them better understand and more effectively manage the risks they face.

Add Virus Protection to Your Apps

Symantec's AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10 makes virus protection simple and easy while maintaining a robust protection level.

Ensure Post-Migration Exchange Stability

Follow these few simple guidelines to ensure that your new Exchange 2003 environment is ready for prime time.

Hidden Gems in C# 2.0

You''ve heard much about generics, iterators, partial types, and anonymous methods. But many other new features will change your daily programming life just as much.

Orchestrate Complex Data Collaboration

Use BizTalk Server 2004 to orchestrate complex data collaboration and exchange scenarios.

Data Protection Made Easy

System Center Data Protection Manager 2006 (DPM) lets you go beyond the Volume Shadow Copy Service to the next level of backup capability. Learn how you can use DPM to better protect your data.

Manage and Administer Groups in Active Directory: Part Two

In part two of a series, find out how you can simplify the management of organizational changes in Active Directory with minimal effort.

Reliable Messaging in a Services Network

Intermediation-based, networking-centric approaches enable your SOA to work seamlessly in support of the most sophisticated enterprise applications.

Use Google APIs in .NET

Learn everything you need to start using .NET Web services to access Google Web APIs in your application.

Improve Performance With In-Process Integration

In-process integration beats out other, out-of-process integration approaches in many ways. You get higher performance, more reliable integration, and better security.

Product Brief: VS.NET Plug-In for Linux

Mainsoft''s Grasshopper plug-in enables Visual Studio developers to develop Web applications for Linux.

Where Microsoft Stands With Security

Recent releases to implement security include Windows Server Update Services and Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2003.

Faster .NET 2.0, New Service Pack for Exchange

Steve Ballmer touts performance gains in .NET 2.0 and a new service pack for Exchange Server in his TechEd keynote.

Revisiting Whidbey, Yukon, and Beyond

Here''s an overview and analysis of the latest developments in Microsoft''s server and tools products.

Longhorn Redux

The next version of Windows will differ dramatically from its PDC 2003 preview version. Gauge the impact, if any, that Longhorn and its back-ported Avalon and Indigo components will have on VS developers.

Bloggers on Tech-Ed

Here are some interesting posts from TechEd speakers and attendees. We''ll be adding to this list throughout the week.

Connect Systems With Indigo

TechEd''s Connected Systems track presentations propose the forthcoming Indigo messaging bus as the service-oriented successor to ASMX Web services, Web Services Enhancements (WSE), .NET Remoting, MSMQ, COM+, and, lest we forget, Global XML Architecture.

Infrastructure Takes Center Stage

Building a solid IT infrastructure is essential to maintaining communications in your organization. Here''s a sampling of key products vendors are showing off at TechEd 2005.

Put the 'Smart' in Smart Client

Building applications for multiple platforms requires more consideration from developers than ever before. Find out how to make your apps ''smarter.''

New Dev Tools Integrate With VS 2005

Vendors at TechEd showcase new development tools, including products that help you build database apps, enhance your app''s presentation layer, design Web apps more easily, and more.

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