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The Essential Business Server Team Blog

The Essential Business Server Team Blog
EBS Management Server setup fails to complete
[Today's post comes to us courtesy of Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support and Chris Puckett from Product Quality] Setup of the Windows Essential Business Server Management server fails while installing Microsoft System Center Essentials...(read more)
Friday, Jan 28
Reminder that December is the last month to order the Windows Essential Business Server Migration Kit
Earlier this year we announced that we would discontinue future development of Windows Essential Business Server (EBS). To help customers with this transition, we made available at no cost the EBS Migration Kit. The EBS Migration Kit helps customers migrate...(read more)
Wednesday, Dec 1

Nicholas King’s Blog

Nicholas King’s Blog
Changes a foot – Moving to the Official EBS blog
It’s been a crazy few weeks but as of yesterday I’ll now be blogging on the official EBS blog for EBS. This blog will still have my other techie thoughts, and the occasional EBS post that isn't so suitable for the official blog. :) Why you...(read more)
Tuesday, Jul 7
SBS migration guidelines, training tools and checklist
Recently I received the feedback that we needed a better way of representing all of the tasks during the SBS 2008 migration process. We spent some time looking at what could be done to support a smoother migration, and came up with this document...(read more)
Friday, Jun 26

Essential Business Server FAQ Blog

Essential Business Server FAQ Blog

Kent Compton

Kent Compton
EBS RIP…
I haven’t been on the EBS team for a while now but this news came as a huge shock. If there’s some consolation I’m really glad to see Microsoft is making the existing EBS 2008 customers whole by getting them to the stand-alone server products for free.
Friday, Mar 5
The Outlook Connector Part 2
For those of you who want to only download the Outlook Connector you can go to http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9A2279B1-DF0A-46E1-AA93-7D4870871ECF&displaylang=en.
Tuesday, Apr 21
THE Outlook Connector
In addition to the product planning I do for Windows Live, I also work with the Microsoft Office Outlook team on the Outlook Connector. What is the Outlook Connector you ask? It is a grossly underutilized sync solution for people who are both Hotmail users and who have Outlook 2003 or 2007. If yo... more
Wednesday, Mar 25

Kevin Beares’ Blog

Kevin Beares’ Blog
Voice of Customer in Windows Server 8
I am proud to be part of the Windows Server Partner & Customer Ecosystem team here at Microsoft and having had a chance to play a small roll in our Voice of Customer Feedback activities for Windows Server 8 . As a community lead for Microsoft for...(read more)
Tuesday, Oct 18
Quick Question. Should we use our real names or an alias when we blog?
I am sure you have noticed, but on some of our blogs, the posts are all authored by an Alias and not really from any single blog author. Now part of the reasoning behing this is part legacy and part owners wanting to control how many people have access...(read more)
Thursday, Sep 29
Transparency in Social Media - a great example
When I think of transparency in terms of how we do business and how we relate to customers, I don't think of it in terms of sharing NDA information. It is more about trying to be as open and honest as you can with customers in terms of decisions and possibly...(read more)
Thursday, Sep 29

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