BizTalk Server 2006 R2 will add several new features to the BizTalk product such as native EDI B2B services and RFID Framework plus it will include enhancements to improve compatibility with Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 products.

Summary of new features include:

%u00b7         Microsoft’s B2B EDI/HIPAA Solution

%u00b7         Microsoft’s RFID Framework

%u00b7         BizTalk Adapter for Windows Communication Foundation (formerly called Indigo)

%u00b7         .Net Adapter Framework

%u00b7         .Net Line-of-Business (LOB) Adapters (formerly BizTalk LOB Adapters)

%u00b7         BizTalk Dev Environment Compatibility with Windows Vista

%u00b7         BizTalk WSS Sharepoint Adapter Compatibility with MS Office 2007

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 TAP nominations are open through July 31, 2006 and space is limited.  This program is filling up quickly so if you would like to participate we would encourage to submit a Nomination form now.  Nomination forms and additional program details are available from BizTalk Server 2006 R2 TAP website.

To access this website please follow these instructions:

  1. Sign in using a valid passport account

  2. Select  Available Connections

  3. Look for  BizTalk Server 2006 R2 and select the Apply link on the right hand site

  4. Note: The BizTalk Server 2006 R2 program will not appear unless you are signed in with a valid passport account.

  5. Select I Agree

  6. Complete the Registration form

  7. Once logged on to the BTS 2006 R2 Site select Downloads

  8. Select the BizTalk 2006 R2 TAP Nomination Form link

Please mail your questions to


Best Regards and we look forward to hearing from you,

The BTS 2006 R2 TAP Team!