Today Microsoft has released to manufacturing both Standard and Premium versions of Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008. SBS 2008 is part of the Windows Essential Server Solutions (WESS) family of products, which will be widely available and formally launched on November 12, 2008.

 

SBS 2008 is an integrated IT solution designed to help small companies protect vital business data, increase day-to-day productivity and present a more professional image to customers so they can grow their business.

 

Some main benefits include:

·         Dramatically simplified setup and improved manageability with server and PC monitoring and remotely-accessible reports.

·         Integration with Office Live Small Business for online marketing and commerce.

·         SBS 2008 Premium Edition is an ideal platform for critical business applications, via SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 on a second hardware server

 

Visit the SBS 2008 homepage for more product details.

The Windows Essential Server Solutions (WESS) product family provides integrated IT solutions designed to meet the specific needs of small and mid-sized organizations. These solutions simplify the deployment and management of IT infrastructure for customers, as well as the partners that serve them. More information about WESS Launch activities will be forthcoming.

 

For more information check out the SBS  and the Windows Server Division blogs.