Archive for January, 2008

Will Home Server Threaten SBS Sales?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

It seems that those of us selling SBS think not.  Read more about this at Channel Web

Tech Tool of the Week - nLite

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

OK, so I don't have a regular Tech Tool of the Week blog but if I did it would include nLight.  Not since Bart's UBCD have I seen something this handy.  Check it out and let me know how it works for you and what some pratical applications are for ...

Goal Setting for IT Professionals Conference Call

Monday, January 28th, 2008

An invitation from Stuart Crawford, Author, SBSC PAL (Canada), MS MVP and soon to be guest speaker for the Charlotte SBS Group, follows: I would like to invite you to join me on Tuesday night, Feb 5th at 7 PM Eastern as we discuss Goal Setting for IT Professionals on my monthly ...

Southeast PCM Shuffle

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Well it was too good to last.  I have just received official word that there will be some changes with the PCM's covering the Southeast.  Despite my continued attempts to sabotage Tom Harshbarger's career goals and keep him in his current position, he is being promoted to managing tPAM and ...

Forgot to check the glove box…

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

So I set up the Response Point Status Monitor for SBS this week but couldn't find any instructions or information as to what exactly I just installed (yes, blind trust).  Thanks RP team for this handy document.  Now back to playing with my kewl toy.    BTW, had a buddy from Fonix ...

Props for Making a Difference!

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Props to Dell, Microsoft and CompUSA for making a difference in the lives of real people with real challenges.  If you have a moment to watch this video it will certainly remind you of how blessed we are.  As an SBSC I like dealing in technology but I love helping ...

Microsoft Response Point Deep Dive

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Join HP, Microsoft and SMB Nation in this unprecedented 90-minutes webinar. This is a deep dive into the well-received and popular Microsoft Response Point small business telephone system that is starting to move in the SMB partner community! Panelists include a Microsoft Response Point development team member (Richard Sprague), a distributor representative (Jerry Moore at ...

Response Point Status Monitor for SBS

Monday, January 21st, 2008

So Microsoft released a new Status Monitor for Response Point today.  Me being the good Kool-Aid drunk guinea pig that I am decided to be one of the first to install on my production SBS 2003. Instructions per the download site:  "Download this utility to the Windows Small Business Server machine. ...

Getting Out The Word

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Sometimes putting a "We are OPEN" sign in your front window is a good idea.  I like this blog posting I picked up this morning on my Google Alerts from a small IT shop in Lewisville.  I'm not sure if it will drive business or not but how much did ...

Autotask Releases an SBSC Exclusive Power Pack

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Bob Godgart, CEO of Autotask, publicly announced at the NC Triad SBS Group Meeting this past Tuesday the coming release of an SBSC Power Pack that will be available for $199 or FREE to Autotask's SBSC customers.    This Power Pack, due out by the end of January, will include customized ...