Our Technical Findings While Developing EBS v2

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Alireza Farhangi] During the development of EBS v2, we tackled quite a few challenges in integrating Microsoft server technologies. We developed solutions and workarounds, proved them through exhaustive testing, and implemented them in EBSv2. Due to external factors, EBS v2 did not release to public. Therefore, we decided…

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Best Group Policy Manager in the 2009 Redmond Reader’s Choice Awards for Windows Essential Business Server!

In the Redmond Reader’s Choice Awards newly expanded 2009 survey, Windows Essential Business Server 2008 won Best Group Policy Manager honors in a field of 22 products. Although new to the category, Windows Essential Business Server 2008 came out on top with 15.7 percent of the votes.  If that’s not enough good news, Windows EBS…

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Top 3 Ways to Get More Out of Exchange with Windows Essential Business Server 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of David Fabritius]   Midsize businesses interested in upgrading to Exchange Server 2007 should consider Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008.  EBS 2008 is an integrated software suite that is designed and priced for midsize businesses and includes Exchange Server 2007 as one of its core components. When you…

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Upgrading Your Servers? Consider Essential Business Server 2008.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Becky Lymberis] For many midsize businesses, a day in the IT department is often about putting out fires and running to users’ desktops to troubleshoot issues.  Problems like this are not uncommon; with fewer resources than their enterprise counterparts, managing and keeping an updated IT department is extremely…

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We’re heading to Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans

It’s summer, so it’s time for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).  During this annual event, Microsoft and the Windows Server Solutions Group share strategies and visions for addressing the challenging economy, saving customers money, and helping partners and customers compete confidently. Keynotes include Steve Ballmer, Stephen Elop, Kevin Turner, Allison Watson, Bob Kelly and…

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Thank you, MVPs for a great week for EBS at TechEd 2009

The EBS team wants to extend a HUGE thank you to our MVPs that provided their presence, support and insight at the EBS booth at TechEd 2009 in Los Angeles, CA.  From custom buttons, informational card handouts, discussions with hundreds of attendees about EBS, “Ask Me About EBS” t-shirts and overall great support of the…

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Teched Los Angeles May 11-15 in LA will feature Essential Business Server

Are you coming to Teched LA in May to learn about Windows Server, Exchange, System Center Essentials, Threat Management Gateway, Forefront for Exchange?  I will be giving talks on Essential Business Server there and hanging out in the expo area with other EBS product team members, answering questions about EBS and any related technology questions you…

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Tom Shinder speaks on Threat Management Gateway and EBS

I’m sure many of you have at some point spent time on Dr Tom Shinder’s web site www.isaserver.org. Recently I caught a blog post from Dr Tom which really captured why we did in fact include Forefront Threat Management Gateway. He really hits the nail on the head here and talks about many of the…

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