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  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2012 Essentials–RTM’s and available Nov. 1st

    B  V  A Windows Server 2012 Essentials (the latest version of Windows Small Business Server Essentials) is a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices that helps them reduce costs and be more productive...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Windows Server 2012 Samurai Webcast Series

    B  V  A With the success of the SMB Ranger event in Redmond, and strong feedback from our partners thirsting for MORE technical information on Windows Server 2012, we are happy to announce the SMB Samurai Server Webcast Series.  The series will be an 8 part series diving into several key...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2012 Product Use Rights

    Rob Waggoner   As we look at the new licensing model around Windows Server 2012, I want to clarify some of the “fine print” in licensing.  This same “fine print” existed for Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and Enterprise Editions.  I reviewed the PUR (Product Use Rights) for Windows Server...
  • Blog Post: What if I have SA on Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium Based Systems??

    Woody Walton   With the Release of Windows Server 2012 next week, you are likely to start getting asked more and more questions regarding the licensing changes to include transitions, retirements, and software assurance (SA) license grants among other things.  BVA, in his Windows Server 2012...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server OEM licensing is cheaper, but not always.

    Woody Walton   I commonly encounter partners that buy and then resell Microsoft OEM licensing, especially Windows Server and the Windows Client.   The typical reason for this is usually price, but the ease of purchase also comes into play.  There certainly is a measure of convenience...