PSSBS Monthly Meeting, January 21, 2010

http://www.pssbs.org/meetings/january-21-2010-pssbs-monthly-meeting/ The focus of this month’s meeting is the running of your SMB consulting practice. To start off the conversation, join us for a presentation by PSSBS member, Brenda Luper, with the Washington Branch of Franklin Computer Services. The Franklin Moves division of Franklin Computer Services was started in 2001 when several of their clients were looking for project help during their move process.  Franklin’s services helped facilitate the needed communication and tasks between IT, General Contractors, Facilities, and Employees and enabled their clients to achieve a well executed move. Franklin Moves For Small Business is a service that Franklin Moves can … Continue reading PSSBS Monthly Meeting, January 21, 2010

Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day Hosted by Microsoft – February 6th – Redmond

On Saturday, February 6th, Microsoft & the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group is holding its Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day: Practical Knowledge for Successful Deployments at Microsoft’s Corporate Headquarters, register now, space is limited.   This is day of Live Builds; Instruction; Demonstration; and, Tips & Tricks on Hyper-V for fellow Microsoft partners who want to use Hyper-V within their practice.  You will see deployment, optimization and management of Hyper-V, all with a focus for how to use Hyper-V within a Microsoft focused IT practice from a fellow practicing Microsoft partner. Watch & Learn as the Hyper-V Role is deployed … Continue reading Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day Hosted by Microsoft – February 6th – Redmond

Microsoft Exchange Team Veteran Scott Roberts will be at the PSSBS meeting tonight in Redmond!

Scott Roberts has 12+ years at Microsoft under his belt and is currently the Test Lead for the Exchange CXP [Sustained Engineering] team here in Redmond. For over 5 years, he has been on the Exchange CXP team and before that he was the tester for DSAccess and other Directory related tools. Scott was also responsible for manually testing IMAP/SMTP/POP3 for an older Microsoft Product called MCIS. Scott lives in Redmond and has resided in Washington for over 12 years. He is looking to attend several of the Washington State user groups over the next year to answer any questions that may arise around servicing, tools, Microsoft Update, and … Continue reading Microsoft Exchange Team Veteran Scott Roberts will be at the PSSBS meeting tonight in Redmond!

Karl Palachuk is Seattle Bound!

Here’s a quick advertisement for Karl’s next Seattle visit. I’ve already bought my ticket, so I’ll see you there. – Steve Meet Karl in Seattle on Tuesday, November 3rd 6:30 PM – 9:00 PMIntroduction to Project Management and Zero Downtime Migration Strategies $10 discount available instantly. Just use discount code SEA200911 at checkout. For more info, see http://www.smbbooks.com/categories/seminars.htm Register Now  

Response Point SP2 Demo this month at PSSBS’ meeting in Bellevue

Rex Backman, Senior Business and Channel Development Manager at Microsoft Research, and long time friend and member of the Puget Sound Small Business Server group, Mike Iem, will be doing a presentation and demo this month on Response Point SP2, Microsoft’s phone system for small business, at our March 19th PSSBS meeting.  Be sure to attend and get a first hand look at Response Point SP2 .  Meeting will be from 6 PM – 8:30 PM, with the Response Point presentation running from 6 PM – 7 PM.

December 18th, 2008 PSSBS Meeting Cancelled due to the winter wonderland weather we are having in the Puget Sound this week.

Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group (PSSBS) TONIGHT’S MEETING (December 18, 2008) IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE PUGET SOUND REGION.   Saw this this morning on the KOMO News Website.  Ryan Goeden is the person who submitted it to their site.  Click on the photo to be taken to the KOMO page. We have snow out here in Port Orchard too, so I’m staying off the roads personally today and figure you may all want to too.  Have a merry Christmas and I’ll see you all in January! – Steve Meetings are the third … Continue reading December 18th, 2008 PSSBS Meeting Cancelled due to the winter wonderland weather we are having in the Puget Sound this week.

The Windows Small Business Server 2008 World Wide Community Survey is Live!

Kevin Beares, the Community Lead for Microsoft’s Windows Server Solutions Group (WSSG) asked a few of us to pass this along.  If you haven’t taken the 2008 SBS community survey yet, click on over to Kevin’s Blog and get crackin!  Below is the link and a note from Kevin: The Windows Small Business Server 2008 WW Community Survey is Live This is the third year we have published an SBS WW Community Survey to the SBS Community. We have learned an amazing amount of information from the people who have taken the time to tell us what they thought. Some things we … Continue reading The Windows Small Business Server 2008 World Wide Community Survey is Live!

Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group (PSSBS) Meeting tonight (Thursday, May 15th, 2008)

There have been a couple changes over at the PSSBS User Group.  After four years or so of meeting in Building 43 on Microsoft’s Redmond Campus, starting this evening we are now meeting at Microsoft’s Lincoln Square offices in Bellevue.  We’ll be in 27004. We are asking that everyone meet near the elevators on the first floor of Lincoln Square (just north of Tully’s in the main lobby) and we’ll take people up to the room in groups.  Meeting will be 6 PM – 8:30 PM.  Lincoln Square is located on Bellevue Way NE between NE 6th and NE 8th … Continue reading Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group (PSSBS) Meeting tonight (Thursday, May 15th, 2008)

Mike Iem will be doing a MS Partner Webcast next week for Microsoft Office Accounting 2007

Taking a psuedo advertising break here.  Mike Iem, a member of our local Puget Sound Small Businss Server User Group and the liason working with SBS Partner/User Groups throughout the United States asked if I would pass this along.  Mike does some great Webcasts so should be worth your time if you are a Microsoft Partner.  Thanks Mike for the heads up! – Steve Greeting partner group leaders, I will be doing  2 Live meetings for the Office Accounting team next week (Monday morning at 8am PST and Wednesday afternoon at 3pm PST). I will be joined by Jason Harrison of Harrison Technology Consulting and Microsoft to … Continue reading Mike Iem will be doing a MS Partner Webcast next week for Microsoft Office Accounting 2007

November 16th PSSBS User Group Meeting – Dana Epp presents on Strong authentication for Small Business!

Dana Epp, Microsoft Security MVP, will be presenting at this month’s Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group Meeting.  If you are in the area, come join us at 6 PM in Building 43 on Microsoft’s Redmond Campus, home of the SBS Development Team!   Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Location: Microsoft Redmond Campus, Building 43, Room 2200 15580 31st St, Redmond, WA 98052 Topic: Strong authentication for Small Business Speaker: Dana Epp, MVP (Blog: http://silverstr.ufies.org/blog/)   Speaker’s Bio: Dana Epp, Scorpion Software Corp’s founder and CEO, researches software security and sets the vision in the convergence of information … Continue reading November 16th PSSBS User Group Meeting – Dana Epp presents on Strong authentication for Small Business!