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Making promises at TechEd

Microsoft executives describe improvements in security and other areas, plus a new Exchange update, at the company's developer conference.

roundup Microsoft executives describe improvements in security and other areas, plus a new Exchange update, at the company's developer conference.

Microsoft pledges longer support

In a turnaround, it's promising to support business and developer software for at least 10 years. Also in the works: better security and antispam features.
May 25, 2004

Ballmer touts new developer tools

Microsoft's CEO reveals a few new sets of information technology tools but otherwise sticks to the tried and true in kicking off the software giant's TechEd conference.
May 24, 2004

Microsoft to offer preinstalled network security

The software giant says it's lining up hardware partners such as Hewlett-Packard and Network Engines for its Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server software, due to launch later this year.
May 24, 2004

Software maker unites Windows, Unix

As the IT industry awaits greater cooperation between Microsoft and Sun, Utah-based Vintela is already offering products that integrate systems sold by the two computer giants.
May 24, 2004

Previous coverage

XP, Exchange take center stage at TechEd

Microsoft is expected to lay off Longhorn evangelism in favor of current products at its IT conference.
May 21, 2004