Small Business Server (SBS)


Financing: Tough Times Take a Toll on SMB IT Spending

The economic downturn is having "a potentially profound" impact on the IT priorities and spending plans of SMBs, says a recent IDC survey.

Microsoft Promotes Bob Muglia to President of Server and Tools

Bob Muglia, a Microsoft veteran of 21 years, has been named to the newly created position of president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Division.

Dynamics NAV 2009 Coming Next Month

Microsoft exec Kirill Tatarinov on Wednesday described some new features to expect in the forthcoming Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 enterprise resource planning solution.

11 Fixes Expected for Patch Tuesday

Microsoft's October patch release cycle promises to be a busy one as Redmond announced plans to roll out 11 security bulletins in its Tuesday security release.

The New SMB Curriculum

Seeing big opportunities in small to midsize businesses (SMBs), major IT vendors have retooled their SMB channel programs and offerings to get that business. Here's a primer on emerging opportunities for partners to get a piece of the action.

Small Business Server 2008 Hits Metal

Microsoft released Windows Small Business Server 2008 to hardware manufacturers, with an eye toward achieving a full product launch in November.

Microsoft's $60B Year-End Revenue Dogged by Search Costs

Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter and 2008 year-end financial results were announced in a Webcast on Thursday.

Partners: An 'Essential' Element in Microsoft's SMB Plans

Microsoft used the occasion of its 2008 Worldwide Partner Conference today to announce that November 12 will be the official launch date of Windows Essential Server Solutions, which are all-in-one software solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) based on Windows Server 2008 and other Microsoft server technologies.

Microsoft and HP Provide Unified Front to Benefit SMB-Focused Partners

A recent upgrade of the venerable HP/Microsoft Frontline Partnership includes campaigns, marketing funds and other partner benefits.

More Money, More Servers

Redmond's new pricing scheme for Small Business Server 2008 reflects improvements in the product and changes to licensing policies.

Small Business Server 2008 Preview Released

Microsoft yesterday issued a public preview of Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 RC0.

Windows Essential Server Previews Announced

A preview version of the server for small-to-medium businesses is now available, according to a Microsoft announcement that included pricing and licensing details.

A Place For Everyone

Microsoft's renamed server group -- including the products formerly known as 'Centro' and 'Cougar' -- target SMBs at every level.

Microsoft Unveils New SMB Server Branding

Company's upcoming Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 now under Windows Essential Server Solutions umbrella.