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 Thoughts on “October 31, 2012 is when the PAO is sold to

  1. Richard Potter on September 13, 2012 at 9:02 pm said:

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

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

  3. What about CALs?

  4. Jamie Clark on October 31, 2012 at 2:29 am said:

    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.

  5. bradley on October 31, 2012 at 2:34 am said:

    They must have got around to changing them.

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