Microsoft rolls out Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Microsoft has officially released Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 to the masses. SP2 delivers several new features as well as consumer requested fixes and other various enhancements.

USDA making the move to Microsoft

The U.S. Department of Agriculture this morning announced that it has chosen Microsoft to host things like e-mail, instant messaging, and collaboration through the software giant’s Business Productivity Online Suite.

As part of the deal, which covers 120,000 employees, the USDA will move from its own on-premises systems to Microsoft’s Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Office Communications Online. That migration will be completed in four weeks, and will put the USDA’s cloud hardware in a secured facility that Microsoft says will be in compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations…