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IT Pro meets IT Pro, an outstanding event i.e. Tech.Ed SEA 2007. Turn “doing your job” into “making your mark”Tech•Ed SEA 2007, Microsoft’s premier & largest annual conference in the South East Asia region, focuses on newly released products such as of Microsoft Office along with content about upcoming releases such as Windows Server code name “Longhorn“.–
More than 100 breakout sessions
Networking with your peers
Choose from 6 core technical tracks to navigate more than 120 Breakout Sessions,
120 Hands-on Labs & Instructor-Led Labs at 100+ stations, partner exhibitions, and much more.
Examine current and upcoming solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Gain hands-on experience with the latest products from Microsoft and its partners.
Get face time with top Microsoft staff, partners Microsoft industry experts.
Connect with your peers at any number of Tech•Ed SEA 2007 social events, including the infamous Tech•Ed Fest.
Explore the technology into different tracks i.e.
Windows Infrastructure Track
Office, Messaging, and Collaboration Track
Systems Management Track
Enterprise Data Management Track
Architecture & Team Development Track
Developer Technology Track
Web Development & User Experience Track
Special Activities — Live FestWhat is LIVE Fest?
LIVE Fest is the playground and party for delegates to let their hair down, and mingle in a fun and casual atmosphere after a long day of conference. LIVE fest will kick start Tech•Ed SEA 2007 with a galore of interesting activities with lots of attractive prizes to be given away. So gear in your fun side you have not LIVE till you experience the LIVE Fest.
When is LIVE Fest?
We know you can’t wait! LIVE fest is scheduled to rock your Tech•Ed SEA 2007 on the first night, September 10, 2007, Monday from 7.30pm – 10.00pm
15th August – Microsoft DIC Dubai- organized by Techies
Well this is very first time I talked about SBS2003 R2 in any technical session since I started running the user group. It was a good experience to share SBS2003 R2 with the attendees and I found them very interactive during the session because there was very healthy discussion among all for 10-15 minutes. This was not a planned event by Techies user group but we decided to include this session few days back so we did the poll via email which was quite positive (more than 90% in favor). This event was also sponsored by Microsoft Gulf (Dubai). The time was not enough so I couldn’t cover all the topics and we neither decided to cover everything as it was an introduction to SBS2003 R2.
The idea was to bring the awareness of SBS2003 R2 to those people who have a small network with no server or peer-to-peer network. The idea was to tell them and show them how SBS2003 R2 can help a small business to get the benefits of enterprise level services such as security, mobility, intranet, shared fax, patch management, remote web workplace, messaging etc.
In short the session was good and in the future we will plan to have an in-depth session on SBS2003 R2.
Do More With Less!
Does it sound familiar.. ?
Yes with SBS 2003 R2 you can achieve Do More With Less. If you have network of less than 75 users/devices without a server then you must go for SBS2003 R2. In a peer to network none of devices are managed properly and IT admin run from one place to another to support the end-users on the network. This type of network has many printers and each time face different printing issues. This type of network makes the IT admin to do the same job many time i.e. repetition.
This type of network there is not centralized management for User Accounts, for the Data and thus no Backup. SBS 2003 R2 gives you more than that and makes the IT admin job a lot easier.
What does a SBS 2003 R2 gives you
Secure Internet connectivity
Support for Windows Mobile®-based devices
File and printer sharing
Back up and restore capabilities
Patch Management (Windows Software Update Services)
Checkout for more http://www.microsoft.com/sbs
Maximum supports up to 75 users/devices
Should be installed as a DC
Can’t be more than one DC in the same network
Since single DC on a single hardware, can’t have secondary domain
Since SBS 2003 R2 is designed for small networks 5-75 users/device. SBS is best suited for small business where the network is peer to peer.
You can’t do load balancing or cluster using a SBS 2003 R2 since these features do not come under a small business network. A small business network is mostly a few numbers of PCs (5-75) without a server.
Since the SBS 2003 R2 is for small business network where the business data is not used for online transaction or if there is a downtime it wouldn’t affect the business. So SBS 2003 R2 there is no need to have the features such as such as clustering and load balancing and you can’t have another DC in the same SBS 2003 R2 DC.
SBS Remote Web Workplace are entirely different from Terminal Services. A SBS 2003 R3 can’t be a Terminal Server, thus you need to use RWW if you want to access your server / desktop remotely. Unlike Terminal Services you can more than 2 remote sessions using RWW and again Terminal Service and RWW are two different things an SBS can’t be a Terminal Server, so no confusion.
So if you want to run LOB (line of business) applications on a terminal server then you can add one windows server in a SBS domain as a Terminal server and let the user use the application on that server.
So you got the answer clearly — cheer up now 🙂