SBS 2008, EBS 2008 & Hyper V UNPLUGGED TechNet NZ Update

clip_image001Sep - Oct 2008 - UNPLUGGED TechNet Update - Windows Small Business Server 2008, Windows Essential Business Server 2008 and Windows Hyper-V Virtualisation

Please register below, using the link next to your city name

Windows Server 2008 updates Windows Essential Server Solutions in November. Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008 are featured and officially launched in November 2008.


Come along to this UNPLUGGED TechNet Update presented by Nathan Mercer to get an technical overview of:

SBS 2008 & EBS 2008 - the integrated server solutions for small and midmarket businesses
Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008
Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008
Windows Hyper-V Virtualisation

In this afternoon session we go through:
• Planning, Design, Installation and Migration
• Virtualisation and Management
• Health & Security, Messaging & Collaboration
• Remote Access & Computer Management
• Support & Troubleshooting
• Tips & tricks and best practices


Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 is an all-in-one server solution designed to help you keep your data more secure and your company more productive. It provides many of the features used by larger companies, such as e-mail, Internet connectivity, internal Web sites, remote access, support for mobile devices, file and printer sharing, backup, and restore—all at one affordable price Premium version also provides advanced support for line-of-business applications.

Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008 is an all-in-one integrated multi-server solution designed and priced specifically for midsize businesses. EBS provides the essential technology needed for a highly secure and reliable infrastructure. Powered by Windows Server 2008 technology, it combines software for management, messaging, and security features into one integrated server solution that is designed to dramatically reduce IT complexity and improve efficiency across the business, putting IT in control with a centrally-managed network platform. Join us to get a technical overview of Windows EBS 2008, learn about the server requirements, and find out more about the integrated technologies and architecture.

Virtualisation is one of the hottest trends around, and everybody wants to learn more about it! Are you wondering when and why small businesses might care about virtualisation? We look at virtualisation for small businesses and how it relates to Windows SBS 2008. Several different configuration scenarios will be explored, for both the Standard and Premium Editions of Windows SBS 2008, and what options the different editions provide including deployment considerations when Windows SBS/EBS 2008 are virtualised.

Session begins 3pm, concludes 5pm. Register below:

Dunedin Tue 23rd Sep: 3 - 5 pm
The Dunedin Centre: Register

Christchurch Wed 24th Sep: 3 - 5pm
Hotel Grand Chancellor: Register

Nelson Thu 25th Sep: 3 - 5pm
Rutherford Hotel: Register

Wellington Tue 30th Sep: 3 - 5pm
HP Wellington: Register

Palmerston North Wed 1st Oct: 3 - 5pm
Palmerston North Convention Centre: Register

Hawkes Bay Thu 2nd Oct: 3 - 5pm
Hawkes Bay Opera House: Register

Tauranga Tue 7th Oct: 3 - 5pm
Sebel Trinity Wharf Hotel: Register

Hamilton Wed 8th Oct: 3 - 5pm
Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton: Register

Auckland Thu 9th Oct: 3 - 5pm
Microsoft Auckland: Register

New Plymouth Mon 13th Oct: 3 - 5pm
The Waterfront Hotel: Register

Whangarei Thu 16th Oct: 3 - 5pm
Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei: Register