An independent IT planning information service based on analysis
of Microsoft technologies, roadmaps
and licensing policies.
An all-in-one-place software version product roadmap resource that summarizes the current and future versions of 100+ Microsoft enterprise and developer technologies. Our product roadmaps will give you the forward looking information you need to efficiently plan projects, schedule migrations and budget purchases.
Windows client & server OSs, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 & HPC Server.
Enterprise software, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Project, Lync & Dynamics products.
Software and online services for computer systems management and IT security, including System Center products, Forefront security products, and identity management technologies.
Software for developers, including SQL Server, BizTalk Server, Visual Studio, the .NET Framework & Expression.
Key product releases and retirements for 2013 & beyond.
Exchange 2013 release schedule; Yammer, Skype & Lync Integration.
Office 365 features & limits; migration & management considerations.
Future offerings of the System Center family of products.
Update on the rollout plans for Windows 8 and Windows Server 8.
The Office Web Viewer enables most Excel, PowerPoint, and Word documents that are publicly available on the Web to be viewed through a Web browser.
A May 2013 update for Office for Mac 2011 delivers fixes and enhancements that should be applied to all Macs running Office 2011.
The first preview of Windows "Blue" will arrive in June 2013 to coincide with Microsoft's Build developer conference.
The Windows Azure SDK 2.0 brings improved Azure Visual Studio (VS) tools, support for large-memory compute instances.
Commerce Server 2009 R2 SP1 makes the product compatible with Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012, and BizTalk Server 2013.
BizTalk Server 2013 is the first version of the product to work with Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012.
A beta preview of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 4.0 adds new capabilities to harden older applications against exploits.
A new online service hosted by Microsoft can monitor Web applications' availability and performance and display results on an on-premises Operations Manager console.