Archive for August, 2007

The End of the World!

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

OK, maybe not the end of the world, and maybe not even a bad thing at this point but word is out that Vlad is absolutely not going to SMB Nation. I guess if we have to drag Vlad to SMB Nation kicking and screaming about how lame it is, we ...

Remember, OEM Office Pro is not the same as Office Pro + in Volume License, so your SA attach is different

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Thanks Eric for the reminder that adding SA to OEM Office doesn?t equate to Office Pro bought on SA. If you don?t already, I?d highly encourage to get the RSS feed for Eric?s blog. this is a mush have for MS partners in the US as he often posts very relevant ...

Do you see your SBSC PAL?

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

For those that like to put a face with a name, here are the faces.  Visit Eric's blog for a list of names and see how many you can match up with their face.

Some SBS Events

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

If you are in the Southeast and can swing into Atlanta Thursday be sure to check out the re-birth of the Atlanta SBS Users Group. (6:30 at 3783 Presidential Parkway, Suite 126, Atlanta Ga., 30340) I guess there are very few excuses for the rest of us not to make it to our ...

FREE Response Point Classroom Training

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Free is good.... If you are in the US and happen to be near one of the 14 lucky locations please register prior to September for this Level 200 technical training on RP.

Canada SBSC PALs

Friday, August 10th, 2007

For you SBSC's in Canada, please introduce yourselves to Stuart and Liz.  You are in GREAT hands!

Shadow Protect Server Edition V3.0

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Thanks to a little birdy... I've just heard it is scheduled to release Aug. 21st!  What I can also tell you is that this will include incremental compiling so you can add all your incremental images to your base image and bandwidth throttling for LAN/WAN backups.

H&SAAS for 2008?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

I remember a quote from one of the SBS Team Managers, "We can't make easy, what is impossible.".  Is this the future of H&SaaS for SMB? Will combining hardware, software and support all into one line item on your customer's invoice each month be the next wave of managed services for SMB?  ...

Clearwire and Sprint to deliver WiMAX

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

Now that I just signed a contract with Verizon for this Treo I've had in a box for the past few months...  Clearwire announced their partnership with Sprint to deliver WiMAX.  Hopefully this means I will be able to get the coveted Super High-Speed access here in Charlotte.  While I love ...

Do you know who your PCM is?

Monday, August 6th, 2007

I mentioned prior about the great PCM (Microsoft Partner Community Managers) we are blessed with in the Southeast but for those of you in one of the other 44 US states here is a quick way to find them.