Monday, August 1, 2011

News: Get the Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials from allthe channels

On the 7th July, Microsoft has announced the general availability of Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (SBS 2011 Essentials). It has been designed as very user friendly and it is an easy-to-use-first-server solution designed and priced especially for small business (up to 25 users). Moreover, it is able to integrate into online services like Office 365, cloud backup, and cloud management solutions.
The SBS 2011 Essentials Server is able to deliver the enterprise-class technology for data backup, remote access, file and printer sharing, and quick connection to the cloud—in one fully integrated solution.
Now, you can purchase a copy of the server through Volume Licensing, Retail, and from most OEM partners, with more offers and OEM products will start available in the next few months ahead.

“Project Concero” is now officially the App Controller capability within System Center 2012
Soon after five days on July 12, Microsoft has announced System Center App Controller 2012 as the official name for the component formerly code name “Concero.” The component had been showcased at the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas, NV, this past spring. Businesses increasingly depend on heterogeneous IT environments composed of public and private clouds as well as basic virtual and traditional physical resources.
Therefore, it is required provide business applications across public and private clouds. App Controller 2012 empowers you with tools to provision and manage business applications across public and private cloud environments, while abstracting and integrating their view of the underlying IT resources.
More specifically, you can use App Controller 2012 to:
•    You can use the App Controller 2012 easily configure, deploy, and manage services through a highly intuitive service-centric interface, while using a library of standard templates.
•    You can use it to view private and public cloud services and virtual machines, and get granular control of components at each layer, along with the ability to track jobs and maintain a detailed history of changes.
•    To create, manage, and move services using a web-based interface that presents a customized view of resources based on your role in the organization, and enables you to focus on managing services rather than servers.
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