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Three New Titles on Deploying Microsoft Forefront

December 9, 2010


We have three new titles to help you learn more about Microsoft® Forefront®. Coauthored by Microsoft senior support escalation engineer Yuri Diogenes and computing industry veteran Dr. Thomas Shinder, Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Protection 2010 for Exchange Server, Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Threat Management Gateway 2010 and Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Unified Access Gateway 2010 are essential guides to mastering Forefront.

"The subject matter covered in our guides is critically important to any admin running core Microsoft workloads on their networks and any organization that needs an edge in remote access and security," says Dr. Shinder. "This collection provides the key issues in planning, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Forefront products using best practices based on hundreds of hours of exposure to product deployments."

Adds coauthor Diogenes, "We wrote these books to act as a one-stop place for IT professionals who are interesting in planning and deploying Forefront technology."

Please contact me with requests for titles you're interested in reviewing.

—Gretchen Giles, gretchen@oreilly.com

New Releases from Microsoft Press

Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
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Get focused, real-world guidance for planning and implementing Forefront Protection for Exchange Server—and help protect enterprise e-mail from viruses, spam, phishing, and policy violations. Deployment scenarios for Forefront Protection for Exchange include the Edge server, to inspect e-mail moving into and out of the corporate network; Exchange Hub Transport Server, to inspect e-mail moving within the organization; and mailbox servers, to inspect the contents of the user e-mail boxes and provide real-time protection against malicious attachments.

Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Threat Management Gateway 2010
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The evolution of Microsoft ISA Server, Forefront Threat Management Gateway provides multiple layers of continuously updated protections against the latest Web-based threats, including URL filtering, antimalware inspection, and intrusion prevention. You'll get pragmatic, inside insights into system components and capabilities; identify software, hardware, and business requirements; and step through essential planning and design considerations, including network topology, remote access, publishing rules, performance, administration, and more.

Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Unified Access Gateway 2010
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The evolution of the Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway, Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) delivers a more robust and transparent solution for inbound access from anywhere. This pragmatic guide drills into system components and capabilities, identifies software and hardware requirements, and provides scenario-based advice for planning and design, including policy control and availability and scalability considerations. You'll learn how to plan and deploy an SSL VPN solution for your environment, and how to publish applications through Forefront UAG, including Microsoft® Exchange Server, SharePoint® 2010, and Windows Server® 2008 Remote Desktop Services.

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