Doing things differently

Henry Ford famously quipped that if he had ever asked his customers what they would have liked, they would have said a faster horse. What’s this got to do with Small Business Server? Well, not a lot actually apart from the fact that it provides a nice segue into my favourite saying, that is:  "if…


Let me know if you haven’t received yours

By now most folks should have received their TechEd bonus copy of SBS 2008. Please let me know if you haven’t by COB today & I’ll chase like a wired-hair terrier. Cheers & once again, thank you for your patience. Robbie


The SBS/EBS Solutions Pathway – what’s it all about?

Lots of discussion at the moment around the recently announced "Solutions Pathway" & so I thought I’d steal Eric Ligman’s post to summarise – see below. Basically, Solutions Pathway is our new upgrade process for all things SBS & EBS & so please take a couple of mins to read through the below & familiarise…


Wayne Small’s article in CRN

Great read from The Wayne in this week’s Australian Computer Reseller News magazine. Check it out here. I particularly like this article – not only because Wayne’s now doing some work with us to spread the SBS/EBS gospel, but because it gives a solid, honest reseller’s take on what the new solutions will mean to…


Quick reminder – Wayne & Robbie in Melbourne tonight

Just a quick reminder that The Wayne & I will be in Melbourne tonight for a combined SBS user group session & demonstration on WESS. Joining us will be HP, Citrix & Kaseya & so come along to get the latest information & ask all those hard questions (of Wayne, not of me…). Details: 5pm…


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: I’m really happy…


SBS & EBS trials now available for download

With the worldwide launch now behind us, I’m pleased to announce the availability of the official trial versions for both SBS 2008 & EBS 2008. These 60-day trials can be extended three times if your customer requires a longer evaluation period. It can then be upgraded to a fully licensed version. Note – the DVD…


Official WW launch of SBS & EBS 2008

I’m very pleased to announce that Microsoft overnight has officially launched the long awaited Small Business Server 2008 & Essential Business Server 2008. These have been on the drawing board for over 3 years now & so I for one can’t wait to put all the planning & waiting behind us & now focus on…


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…


October 24, 2008 (Out-of-Band) Microsoft Security Response Center Security Bulletin Release

What is the purpose of this alert? Microsoft is scheduled to release a security bulletin (out-of-band) to address a vulnerability in all currently supported versions of Windows. The software update will be available for download from the Microsoft Update / Windows Update web site from 4am Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (AEDST) on Friday, October…