! New IAG – Unified Access Gateway (UAG)

Hi all, As Forefront MVP I already know about it, but now (April 29th) it’s public. “At the Interop conference today, Microsoft announced its next-generation secure remote access gateway product, Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG), available in the first half of 2009. Forefront Unified Access Gateway is the evolution of Microsoft’s current solution, Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG 2007), and moves the successful product under the Forefront brand.  UAG will bring new features and functionality to make remote access easier than ever for all users and IT professionals.         … Built on Windows Server 2008, UAG is designed to offer one solution … Continue reading ! New IAG – Unified Access Gateway (UAG)

! MVP Summit 2008 – Seattle & Redmond – WA – USA

Hi all, Last week was the MVP Global Summit, edition 2008, at Seattle & Redmond (Microsoft Campus) – WA – USA. Participate in this exclusive event is one of benefits to be a MVP. This year we had more breakout sessions with the product team and my case much better than 2007 was. I saw sessions w/ Forefront Client Security, Forefront Server, ISA/TMG/IAG/UAC and Stirling. Almost all content is under NDA and I cannot tell you what I see, but “Stirling” is already available to download as a beta and you can try it (see my old post about it). … Continue reading ! MVP Summit 2008 – Seattle & Redmond – WA – USA

! New ISA Server – Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG)

Hi all, As Forefront MVP I already know about it, but now (April 9th) it’s public. “… the Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG), a comprehensive network protection solution. Forefront TMG is the future version of the Microsoft Internet Security & Acceleration Server (ISA Server) and will extend the capabilities of ISA Server with new features and security technologies. I know many of you have loved and embraced the ISA Server name and brand for a long time – but it is time for new naming, new logos, blogs, books and of course new technology directions. Forefront TMG will be available … Continue reading ! New ISA Server – Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG)

! Forefront "Stirling" Beta avaliable

Hi all, Since yesterday, April 8th, you can download the beta version of Forefront Stirling, that is an integrated security system that delivers comprehensive, coordinated protection across endpoints, messaging and collaboration servers and the network edge that is easier to manage and control.By delivering simplified management and providing critical visibility into threats, vulnerabilities, and configuration risks, Forefront codename “Stirling” helps reduce costs and achieve greater insight into the enterprise security state.At release, “Stirling” will include: A central management console and dashboard for security configuration and enterprisewide visibility. The next-generation versions of Forefront products: the next generation of Forefront Client Security, … Continue reading ! Forefront "Stirling" Beta avaliable