Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Released

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Michael Leworthy from Windows Server Marketing] Today I am pleased to announce the Release of the Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (aka Integrating Windows Phone 7 with your SBS 2011 Essentials Server). The Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector add-in enables you to… Read more

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials And The First Server Opportunity, A Story About Ecosystems

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Enrico Toro, Senior Product Manager from Windows Server Marketing] “With Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, we can deliver inspection results instantly so that customers can expedite engine repairs, resume flights, and save thousands of pounds” says Wyn Davies, Owner and Director of Aeroresponse, a UK customer that… Read more

Default Services and Their Status in the SBS 2011 Family

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby from Commercial Technical Support] Today’s post will cover all the services that are installed by default on the SBS 2011 family of products.  You can use this post to determine what the default state of each service is.  3rd party programs, updates, and configuration changes can… Read more

SBS 2011 Standard Migration – Keys to Success – Part 3: Post Setup and Common Failures

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Chris Puckett, John Bay and Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support] First Part: SBS 2011 Standard Migrations – Keys to Success Second Part: SBS 2011 Standard Migrations – Keys to Success – Part 2: The Setup Phase This is the third post of this series and covers common… Read more

SBS 2011 Standard Migrations – Keys to Success – Part 2: The Setup Phase

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Chris Puckett, John Bay and Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support] First Part: SBS 2011 Standard Migrations – Keys to Success This is the second post of the series. During the actual setup of the SBS 2011 Standard server you may encounter a number of situations that can… Read more

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Now Available In All Channels; Get It Today!

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Enrico Toro, Senior Product Manager from Windows Server Marketing] Today we are happy to share the news that three months after its release to manufacturing and 12 months after its initial announcement at WPC 2010, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is now available through all channels. Our… Read more

Potential issues after installing SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Fang Xie, Guang Hu and Ning Kuang from Sustained Engineering and Christopher Puckett, John Bay and Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support] Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) was recently released through Microsoft Update. On a default installation, Windows SBS 2011 Standard administrators should be able… Read more

SBS 2011 Essentials SDK Training Modules now released

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Michael Leworthy from Windows Server Marketing] Want to get a quick start on development for SBS 2011 Essentials?  We have just released 2 ISV training modules for SBS 2011 Essentials which cover topics such as · Development requirements, SDK Installation and Template import · Dashboard Templates · Health… Read more

SBS 2011 Standard Migrations – Keys to Success

[Today's post comes to us courtesy of Chris Puckett, John Bay and Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support] The purpose of this post is to help you complete your Windows/SBS 2003/SBS 2008 migrations to SBS 2011 Standard successfully on the first attempt. Furthermore, on subsequent posts we will cover documentation and tips to help you… Read more

SBS 2011 Essentials and Office 365 — Great Value for Our Customers

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Enrico Toro, Senior Product Manager from Windows Server Marketing] Congratulations to the Office 365 (O365) team for reaching their general availability milestone on Tuesday. Office 365 provides its subscribers with great value and functionality by giving them a convenient solution to access professional grade email, documents, contacts, and… Read more