The advantages of selling Office 365 and Windows Server

Many small and midsize businesses today are considering the use of cloud-based software applications for the ease, accessibility, and cost benefits they can offer. At the same time, many still need an on-site platform for a range of needs from hosting applications, to print sharing, to storing sensitive financial data. As our valued partner of … Continue reading The advantages of selling Office 365 and Windows Server

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New solutions for small business customers!

Many small and midsize businesses today are considering the use of cloud-based software applications for the ease, accessibility, and cost benefits they can offer. At the same time, many still need an on-site platform for a range of needs from hosting applications, to print sharing, to storing sensitive financial data. As our valued Windows Server … Continue reading New solutions for small business customers!

Best Practices About SMB IT

Last year I wrote an article called Virtualizing your Domain Controllers.  I called out some of the best practices from my own experience, as well as from conversations with hundreds of IT Pros around the world.  This week I received a very well thought-out response to that article from a reader named Andrew.  I set … Continue reading Best Practices About SMB IT

The Demise of Windows SBS

On Thursday July 5th Microsoft made an announcement that shocked the small business IT world, although it came as little surprise to the SBS MVPs who had, I am told been informed (much to their communal displeasure) months ago. Microsoft Windows Small Business Server, a product that launched a thousand (and more) careers in IT, … Continue reading The Demise of Windows SBS

Busting the Myth: You cannot cluster Windows Small Business Server

Microsoft created Windows Small Business Server as a one-box solution for companies that did not need more.  It has always been a hobbled product, based on Windows Server Standard, but limited in things like domain trusts, FSMO roles, and more. Of course even if it were based on Windows Server Enterprise, the idea of creating … Continue reading Busting the Myth: You cannot cluster Windows Small Business Server