Microsoft & HP’s Extreme IT Makeover of an Autism Center with Windows MultiPoint Server

Today’s post is a repost the first appeared on the Small Business Server team blog. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qojcYZ46sw&feature=player_embedded] I am very happy to announce the launch of the Extreme IT Makeover, a joint program between Microsoft and HP where both companies work with their large community of Partners to help not-for-profit small organizations take advantage of better…


Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 – Common Questions and Answers Part 4 (Virtualization)

Hey folks, since we posted the “MultiPoint and Hyper-V” blog post last month, we’ve gotten some follow-up questions specific to virtualization which are answered here: Q:  Can I use Windows MultiPoint Server as a Hyper-V host?  How is it different than using Windows Server Standard as a Hyper-V host? A: Yes, you can run Windows…


Windows MultiPoint Manager add-ins and LanSchool

Hi Everyone, I am Steven Goddard and I work on the WMS team as the Release Manager and Program Manager. Livi has gone back to school, so I am posting on her behalf. As mentioned in a previous post, one of the cool features for Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 is the ability to create add-ins…


Understanding MultiPoint Server 2011 and Hyper-V

One of the cool yet relatively unknown features of Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Premium is the ability to use it as a Hyper-V host or as a Hyper-V guest operating system. And because of the 1+1 licensing with Windows MultiPoint, one copy of MultiPoint 2011 Premium can actually run as both the Hyper-V host and…

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Update Rollup 1 for Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 has been released!

Hi everyone, Livi here again with exciting news! The Update Rollup 1 for Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 has officially been released and is available for free download on the Download Center. A couple months back, James Duffus, the Group Program Manager for MultiPoint, announced the public beta and we’re excited to bring you the finished result….

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How to Install Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

Hey everyone, Livi here again! I bring you a much-anticipated video on how to install Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. We get a lot of questions about different parts of the installation process, so we’ve made a short video as a step-by-step walkthrough on what to do when you’re installing for the first time. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_piIGct1Iw] Enjoy!

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Installing Software on Windows MultiPoint Server

Hey guys! One of the questions that we are frequently asked on the TechNet Forums is about installing programs on MultiPoint. As always, there are hardware considerations, but with WMS, some extra things need to be considered prior to installing software. Here are some tips to help with making sure programs run smoothly on your…

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Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 – Common Questions and Answers Part 3 (Forum FAQs)

This is a summary of the Frequently Asked Questions on the Windows Multipoint Server forums. If your question is not answered, then feel free to post on our TechNet Forums (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsmultipointserver/threads) and ask there. Q1. How do I license Windows Multipoint Server? There are many available resources to help guide you in determining the best…

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An Intern’s Guide to Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

Hey all! As you can probably tell from my Live ID, I am not Dean Paron or James Duffus. My name is Livi Erickson, and I am a Program Manager intern on the WMS team. Since this is my first time writing a blog post for the TechNet blogs, I thought I’d give a brief introduction:…

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Announcing Windows MultiPoint Server Update Rollup 1 Beta

Expanding the international footprint of Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Additional language support and minor updates now available with Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Rollup 1 Beta Hi. It’s James again. I’m lucky enough to run Windows MultiPoint Server Program Management which is a great gig. In this post, I want to provide an update on WMS 2011 as…