Small Business Susan

October 31, 2012 is when the PAO is sold to

If you want PAO – and it’s without software assurance you only have until 10/31/2012 to get it:

Okay I must have been asleep again

Q: How long will customers be able to purchase the Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium
Add-on?
A: The Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-on will remain available through the OEM channel until
December 31, 2012, and will remain available in all other current channels until October 31, 2012.

We only have until 10/31/2012 — see the pdf linked in this blog.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2012/07/05/windows-small-business-server-essentials-becomes-windows-server-2012-essentials.aspx



5 comments ↓

  • #   Richard Potter on 09.13.12 at 9:02 pm     

    Typo in your post, OEM channel unti December 31, 2013, NOT 2012.


  • #   bradley on 09.13.12 at 11:14 pm     

    No it’s not a typo. This is about the Premium add on.


  • #   Chris on 09.17.12 at 10:07 pm     

    What about CALs?


  • #   Jamie Clark on 10.31.12 at 2:29 am     

    The dates in the PDF attached to the article are different.

    Q: How long will customers be able to purchase the Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-on?
    A: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-on will remain available through the OEM channel until December 31, 2013, and will remain available in all other current channels until June 30, 2013. In addition, the Windows Small Business Server 2011 CAL Suite for Premium Add-on will remain available through the OEM channel until December 31, 2016, and will remain available in all other current channels until June 30, 2016. CALs will no longer be available after those dates.


  • #   bradley on 10.31.12 at 2:34 am     

    They must have got around to changing them.