Archive for the ‘SBS’ Category

SBS Support Goes to Call-Back Support

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Take a number and wait patiently by the phone please.   That's the new plan for Microsoft's Call-Back SBS Support plan.  It's not going to be cheap either.  So if I sign a monthly retainer instead of paying the standard 4 hour call back fee will I get priority response?  ODG, ...

Northeast Atlanta SBS Group Meeting - Joys and tribulations of growth by acquisition and managed services

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

This just from our fellow SBSer Jim Behning in Atlanta: The next Northeast Atlanta SBS meeting will be Thursday June 12, 6:30 pm, 3783 Presidential Parkway, Suite 120, Atlanta, Ga. Jack Marder and his partners from Zanacore Technologies, LLC will discuss the adventure of combining small businesses into a medium business and ...

SBS 2008 and EBS Presentations Available Online

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Still don't know all you want to about Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 and Microsoft Essential Business Server 2008?  While our time is Dallas for the SMB Summit was about more than just learning these products, now you can at least share in the same techno feast we enjoyed without ...

Get your SBS 2008 Preview!

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

For those of you waiting with baited breath to get a look at the upcoming version of SBS known as Cougar or now  known as SBS 2008, here is your first chance. Click here and get your download started. To do the standard version installation you only need to download DVD1, if ...

Microsoft Announces SBS 2008 and EBS Pricing

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Windows Essential Server Solutions pricing* is as follows: Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard Edition software, including five CALs, $1,089 (U.S.); additional CALs $77 each (U.S.) Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium Edition software, including five CALs, $1,899 (U.S.); additional CALs $189 each (U.S.) Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard Edition software, including ...

No Backup of the Backups for WHS

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

I mentioned last week that Microsoft has cut the client backup from the initial release of Small Business Server 2008 and now word in the forums is that the solution designed to backup the client backups on a Windows Home Server (SBS's Little Brother) has been cut from the planed ...

SBS Client Backup Removed from Planned RTM Build

Friday, May 9th, 2008

Just announced by Microsoft’s Chris Almida at SBS Migration’s IT Pro 2008 Conference in New Orleans is that the little known but highly speculated client backup feature will not be included in the RTM build of SBS 2008.  While we have seen the magic of the Windows Home Server client backup, we will ...

The Most Informative SBS Chat Session You Will Ever Attend!

Friday, March 14th, 2008

So you work with Small Business Server or small businesses and you know there is this thing called the SBS Community out there but you haven't yet experienced it firsthand...  Well next week is your chance!  Come join fellow SBSers from around the globe as we discuss everything from how to plan ...

SBS Wizard Tension? Punish The Wizard Here

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

  Tom's new blog is a must add!  Enjoy.