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Back to the basics: What is a server?

To improve your business (and even make more money) it is always important to reinforce and refresh your knowledge of the basics! To help with this, we go back to the basics of server solutions. This blog examines what a server is, how it differs from a regular desktop computer, the difference between peer-to-peer and server-based networks, and how to help your customers find their ideal server solution.




What the End of Mainstream Support for WS2008 & WS2008 R2 means for you?

Have you heard? Microsoft Mainstream Support for WS2008 and WS2008 R2 ended January 13, 2015. Find out what this entails, and what it means for you and your customers!



OEM Licensing Friday: Dive into Licensing

In last week’s licensing blog, we learned that ROK is the Reseller Option Kit, a way for you to easily sell and deploy a Windows Server Operating System (OS) on OEM Branded Server Hardware. But what is the next level on licensing? Let’s take the next step together.


How do your SMB clients protect their business data?

With the broad array of technologies associated with data protection, how can you help your SMB customers choose the right one to keep their business running?



OEM Licensing Friday: Back to the basics

Last week’s blog, “Choose the right Windows Server solution for your business (and don’t forget the CALs!)” gave you four simple steps to help you design the best server solution for your SMB customers. Once you have chosen the best server and best OS, the next step is to determine the best way to license that OS. Read on for Licensing 101…



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