October 31, 2012 is when the PAO is sold to

On September 13, 2012, in news, by

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 Responses to October 31, 2012 is when the PAO is sold to

  1. Richard Potter says:

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

  2. bradley says:

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

  3. Chris says:

    What about CALs?

  4. Jamie Clark says:

    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 says:

    They must have got around to changing them.