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SBS/EBS 2008 Prices and Public Beta Announced!

This SBS Team posted the following announcement today:


Today Microsoft announced the following prices for the Windows Essential Server Solutions family:



  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard Edition software, including five CALs, $1,089 (U.S.); additional CALs $77 each (U.S.)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium Edition software, including five CALs, $1,899 (U.S.); additional CALs $189 each (U.S.)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard Edition software, including five CALs, $5,472 (U.S.); additional CALs $81 each (U.S.)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Premium Edition software, including five CALs, $7,163 (U.S.); additional CALs $195 each (U.S.)

We also announced availability of the public beta, which is available here: http://www.MultiplyYourPower.com

EBS Blog Site Up

The Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) Team Blog site is now up and running.


What is EBS, you ask? Here are some possible answers:


1. EBS is SBS on steroids
2. EBS is SBS split across 3 or more servers
3. EBS is designed for a company with 25-250 users
4. EBS is all of the above
5. EBS is something else than the above


Check out the blog site, and see if you selected the right answer.