In the past couple weeks Microsoft released several documents regarding new technologies and software versions. IT program graduates would do well by studying these documents to increase their knowledge.
First of all here is quick reference to supported and unsupported upgrade paths for upcoming operating system releases:
Online services for enterprises:
- Microsoft Online Dedicated Service Descriptions – Microsoft Online Services offers dedicated hosting services for Microsoft productivity applications that are widely used by enterprise customers today. This set of documents provides service descriptions for the Microsoft Exchange Online Dedicated messaging service, the Microsoft SharePoint Online Dedicated collaboration service, the Microsoft Office Communications Online Dedicated instant messaging and communications service, and the Microsoft Office Live Meeting Web conferencing service.