Update: Thanks to Brian Leary who sent me an email and pointed out in my haste to post this before leaving for the airport that the nominations are closed, they were accepting them from June 1 - 15th.  Details of version 4.5 are listed below however. 

Microsoft was accepting nominations for the SoftGrid 4.5 TAP program.  More details can be found here.  Version 4.5 looks to go RTM about the same time as MMS 2008.

SoftGrid 4.5

The Microsoft SoftGrid team is currently wrapping up our SoftGrid 4.2 release, but is also already hard at work on our next release, version 4.5. New capabilities that we are building into SoftGrid 4.5 include:

· Enhanced client scalability: improvements to allow very large deployments and integration with ESD systems, such as System Center Configuration Manager

· Availability and maintainability: the most stable and reliable version of SoftGrid to date

· Security tightening: the first SoftGrid release to go through the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and enhancements to support internet-facing scenarios

· Globalization and localization: support for both virtualizing non-English language applications and running the SoftGrid user interface in certain non-English languages

The SoftGrid Team Blog

Regards,
Anthony

Anthony Clendenen | Systems Engineer | 1E Inc.


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