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New Deployment Options in Windows Server 2012 R2 Using the Windows Server Essentials Experience Role

Windows Server 2012 R2 now offers customers a few deployment options we are excited to use! Using the new Windows Server Essentials Experience role, customers can now implement features that used to be unique to Essentials across other editions of Windows Server 2012. Users can now implement Essentials as a virtual machine without having to buy or obtain any other software. Today we will take a minute to look closer at these new deployment options of Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. 



INFOGRAPHIC: The new HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8!

The HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is an ideal first server for small businesses and micro-businesses. This quiet, stylish, space saving server not only fits well into any existing office environment, but is also friendly on the budget, all while providing what every small business needs. Check out this helpful infographic for more information on the ProLiant MicroServer Gen8. 

HP's ML350p Server named SmallBizWindows Server of the Year!

We are proud to announce that the HP ProLiant ML350p has been named the SmallBizWindows Server of the Year!


The ML350p Gen8 has many great features that helped it earn the title of Server of the Year. Today we will look at a few of these features, some of the improvements of the Gen8 server, and Windows Server 2012 Essentials, server software that pairs well with the HP ProLiant ML350P Gen8.






UPDATE: You Asked for it and HP & Microsoft Delivered- WSUS for WS2012 Essentials!

HP’s SMB resellers and Microsoft’s MVP community are ecstatic about the new availability of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) for Windows Server 2012 Essentials—Download it today!



READ ME FIRST…Windows Server 2012 Essentials



A different way of showing you the benefits that Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides. Like every other Coffee Coaching video, it is a quick cup of training for you, our community of SMB IT experts.


However, unlike most of our other videos, what it is teaching is not technology, but sales.

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