Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

The “Deploying” series of books Microsoft Press have brought out are short to the point manuals. The three published all cover the Forefront Product range, Threat Management Gateway 2010, Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and this one Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010. Will there be more? I don’t know. What I do know is […]


Microsoft Press have just released a series of three “Deployment” guides for the Forefront product range. The three guides, for Threat Management Gateway 2010, Unified Access Gateway 2010 and Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server are a new concise style. These are very short guides, between 70 and 140 pages, but written with the goal […]


EBooks are an increasingly popular format. My own E-Reader has a number of publications on it. I can carry way more information to various engagements than before I switched. Since the distribution partnership between Microsoft Press and O’Reilly, many MS Press publications have been converted into the popular e-formats by O’Reilly. They have done a […]


Files are tricky things. They are very good at hiding within the file system. Well that’s how it seems to me. If I’m honest, the file does hide really, I just forget or confuse the one I’m looking for with another one. Usually the name, so I end up starting at the top of a […]


I’m a bookworm, I’ll admit that upfront now. I like the printed word.When I had my office in Redmond I had so many books on shelves it allegedly kept my room temperature a couple of degrees higher than those offices around me. So we are talking quite a few books. But recently I’ve changed. I’m […]


Books from Microsoft on Internet Security and Acceleration Server are rare. There have been only 3 to date, two pocket administration companions and an exam training kit. So it was certainly a rare treat to see a full blown Administrators Companion appear for the ISA server successor Threat Management Gateway (TMG). A full blown Administrator’s […]