Articles about Small Business Server

Microsoft lobs licensing liposuction at Server 2012

Microsoft has unveiled licensing terms for its upcoming Windows Server 2012, slimming down to four versions and ending the Home and Small Business Server options. "Windows Server 2012 delivers a dramatically simplified licensing experience," says Redmond. "Shaped by feedback from customers and partners, the new Windows Server …
Iain Thomson, 6 Jul 2012
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Help! My Exchange server just rebooted

I’ve seen a spate of issues from companies running their own MS Exchange servers. A few patterns emerged. In all cases, servers running Exchange (usually as part of Small Business Server) either lost power or rebooted unexpectedly. This will not always cause problems. But if Exchange is busy writing things to the data store, …
Trevor Pott, 18 Jun 2011
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Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 - what's in it for you?

Review “We’re all in for the cloud” said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year; but the company’s new Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 is only half-in at best, even though smaller organisations are among the most obvious candidates for online services because they generally lack specialist IT staff. The strategy behind SBS …
Tim Anderson, 22 Dec 2010
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Aurora - a Microsoft cloud server for the small guy?

Microsoft has announced details of the next version of Small Business Server (SBS) - actually, make that two versions. SBS 7.0 is an update of what we have seen before, a bundle of core applications including Exchange 2010, SharePoint, and System Update Services, tuned to run on a single Server 2008 R2 box. SBS codename …
Tim Anderson, 12 Jul 2010
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Microsoft prepares to sell SQL Server 2008

Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 appears ready to go after months of delay, as the company is taking steps to begin selling the database. The company said today that it's putting SQL Server 2008 on its August price list, for customers and partners to begin purchases. Release to manufacturing has been promised sometime during the …
Gavin Clarke, 9 Jul 2008

Microsoft hopes third time is lucky with XP SP3 update

Microsoft yesterday got out its big red felt pen and marked a few release dates on the calendar. Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 will both land in November this year. Meanwhile, Windows XP service pack three (SP3) will finally be pushed out “shortly”. The software giant has been forced to …
Kelly Fiveash, 8 Jul 2008

Windows Server 2008 bundles get first 'public' airing

Microsoft today announced that it will launch a “public preview” program for two of its first Windows Server 2008-based bundles. The software giant is targeting one package at the small business market, where Microsoft has been heavily foraging, while the other will be aimed at mid-sized firms. Windows Small Business Server …
Kelly Fiveash, 13 May 2008

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