July 19, 2012 PSSBS Meeting

If you are in the greater Seattle area, join us as we discuss the recent announcements around the Small Business Specialist Community, Small Business Server 2011, and Windows Server 2012 Essentials. http://www.pssbs.org/meetings/july-19-2012-pssbs-meeting/

HP & Microsoft Coffee Coaching Session on HP’s Server offerings with SBS 2011

If you are a Microsoft Partner currently working with Windows Small Business Server 2003, SBS 2008, or SBS 2011, be sure to tune in to this Wednesday morning at 8:00 AM PDT, July 18, 2012. Details are below: During Microsoft WPC 2012 in Toronto, Microsoft announced the release of Windows Server 2012 Essentials edition beta. On July 18th, 2012 at 8:00 am US Pacific Time join Lucy Ellis (HP) and David Fabritius (Microsoft) for a live webcast that will cover Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials features and benefits, customer scenarios, HP Product portfolio and transition plans. We’ll do a Q&A … Continue reading HP & Microsoft Coffee Coaching Session on HP’s Server offerings with SBS 2011

HP Gen8 Servers – Where’s the SmartStart media you ask?

Where’s the SmartStart disc? That’s what I was asking myself when unpacking a new HP ML350 G8 destined for one of our client sites. The answer was found in the Setup Poster PDF on the documentation CD. HP has taken the SmartStart media to a whole new level and now accomplishes the same tasks and more through their new Intelligent Provisioning. To quote from the HP PDF: Intelligent ProvisioningSeveral packaging changes have taken place with HP ProLiant Gen8 servers: SmartStart CDs and the SmartUpdate Firmware DVD will no longer ship with these new servers. Instead, the deployment capability isembedded in the … Continue reading HP Gen8 Servers – Where’s the SmartStart media you ask?