Thursday, September 14, 2006

Partner Resource for Selling SBS

If you're interested in getting some condensed knowledge of SBS 2003 and how to sell it check out the new ServerSource area from the Microsoft System Builder team. It has some nice assessment questions that might help you to get SBS out there in the field.

Friday, September 08, 2006

User Group Tour Ready to Come To Michigan

Just wanted to give a shout out to remind everyone the User Group tour circa 2006 is coming to Southfield, MI on September 19th. Sign up here: Microsoft Partner Readiness. We're expecting around 125 people for this event so make sure you sign up.

It's sponsored by our local Michigan Small Business Server User's group ( We'll get speakers from Redmond and some great gifts. Hope to see you there!

System Center Essentials 2007 Beta Out

Just got a notice that the System Center Essentials 2007 beta 1st stage has been released. Pretty cool. I'll be installing on our SBS system to test and possibly think about moving forward with.

I'll update the blog with info as it becomes available.

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Official Launch of Shockey Monkey

Hey if you're a IT provider you might be interested in the launch of Shockey Monkey today. This is from Vlad of and fame. The difference with this product is that there will be a -dev and official release with continuing bug fixes and updates. Knowing Vlad and his business and his programmers I'm sure this will be a very solid product. Take a look.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Off to SMBNation and Redmond

I'm heading out later this afternoon to the Seattle/Redmond area and will be attending SMBNation later this week. I look forward to seeing everybody that monitors my blog or others that would like to say hi. It'll be nice to reconnect with some other colleagues and see how the world of SBS is treating them currently.