SBS user group tour with Wayne Small

As part of our continuing channel readiness efforts please see below details of our upcoming SBS user group tour (unfortunately the Sydney meeting has been & gone – next one on Tuesday, Dec 9th). Entry is free & details on the good work that these groups do can be found here: www.sbsgroups.com.au I’m really happy…

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Live webcast to celebrate the launch of the new Windows Essential Server solutions range

Join our webcast and see our new SMB Server products that can take your business forward. The Wayne & I will do some live demos & answer as many of your questions as we can. Wednesday November 12th 11am – 12pm Register for the webcast Here is your opportunity to experience the new Windows Small…

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Register now for Microsoft Innovation Days

With thanks to Christian Long from our ISV team: Register now for the Microsoft Innovation Days roadshow in November. This is your opportunity to ‘get your feet on the ground, head in the clouds’ and connect with top IT architects, developers and partners for a day of technical sessions and compelling discussions about the future…

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Hands-on labs starting to fill-up

They’ve only been live for a couple of days however the first round of SBS 2008 & EBS 2008 hands-on labs are starting to fill-up. The keen-as-mustard Queenslanders have already reached capacity for the first session so nows the time to book yourself in for this intensive 2-day course. SBS 2008 registration here EBS 2008…

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SBS & EBS webinars - download now

Hot on the heels of the hands-on labs we announced last week, you can now check-out the recently recorded Partner Academy Live Technical Training series. Recorded at Corp with a mix of demo & talking-head PPTs, each hour long, downloadable session will give you an overview of the specific area, which you can then use…

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Register now for the first SBS 2008 / EBS 2008 Hands-on labs

After much planning & taking into account the feedback from the SMB Servers pre-day at TechEd, I’m happy to announce the first round of SBS / EBS hands-on labs has been released: Small Business Server 2008 Essential Business Server 2008 Microsoft Australia has subsidised these sessions, dates & cities below. Cost is $399 for 2…

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Are you working with the SBS or EBS 2008 betas yet?

Both the Small Business Server 2008 & Essential Business Server 2008 betas are proving very popular in Australia & so if you haven’t already, now’s the time to get started with them. We’re currently ranking fourth worldwide & accounting for over 5% of downloads – not bad considering we’ve got only 0.3% of the world’s…

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How to migrate from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008

Great post from my colleague David Overton in the UK. There’s loads more on his blog, but the nuts of it are here: "Details of the process can be found in the Windows Small Business Server 2008 technical library.  One of the MOST IMPORTANT things to understand is to create the answer file.  This is…

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Meet our keynote speaker for the TechEd 2008 SMB Servers pre-day

Meet Lingan Satkunanathan, our keynote speaker for the TechEd 2008 SMB Servers pre-day on Tuesday, September 2nd. Lingan is the Senior Program Manager for Essential Business Server 2008 meaning he knows the thing inside out, backwards, upside down & every which way. Before working on EBS, he was Program Manager for SBS & so rest…

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Presentations from our SBS & EBS Partner training in June

Well The Wayne & I have wrapped up the first round of SBS / EBS training & we’ve posted the presentations below. Wayne’s presentations in particular will be useful as there’s loads of background information never before seen in Australia. Given we’re still some months out from RTM, the normal rules apply about changes &…

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