Microsoft TechEd 2006

Microsoft is in the midst of its TechEd conference, its annual show for IT professionals where the company previews many of its forthcoming technologies and lays out or updates product roadmaps.

This year promises a lot of deployment detail on Windows Vista, Office 2007, Longhorn Server and other products that Microsoft plans to release this year. According to Microsoft, this year’s conference will have 11,000 attendees.

Look below for stories on the Sunday night keynote from Microsoft executives Ray Ozzie and Bob Muglia, as well as coverage of third-party announcements from the show. Keep checking back for updates throughout the week.