Small Business

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Windows Home Server Backup Database-Backup (BDBB) Add-In. Version 1.0.3.3 includes a couple of new features that I believe you will find useful, as well as an updated user interface to accommodate the new features. Here’s a list of what’s changed in this release. […]

Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet seems to be the first with many Microsoft rumors, including several Windows Home Server items. On January 27, 2010 she posted about the Windows Home Server “Vail” leak, and now today she has a blog post saying that we can expect updated betas of Vail and Aurora sometime next week. […]

Though the name might lead you to think otherwise, Windows Home Server is also well suited for the small business and home office environment. The client PC backup software is one of the most compelling features for home users and small businesses alike, and I’ve previously talked about how we use Windows Home Server at […]

Have you deployed a DataVault for a company? Or put one in your own company? Are you willing to talk to HP and Microsoft to share your experiences? HP and Microsoft are looking for case study volunteers from Companies that have purchased the DataVault to share their experiences of how the DataVault has improved their […]

Introducing the HP Data Vault

by Alex Kuretz on September 29, 2009 · 9 comments

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It’s no secret that Windows Home Server can be an excellent tool for small businesses that need a simple way to store and protect their valuable data. I’ve helped other MVP’s extol the virtues of Windows Home Server and have set it up at my own job to reliably back up the workstations in the […]

HP sent me the following announcement for the new HP StorageWorks X510 Data Vault Series. Powered by Windows Home Server, the Data Vault is targeted at small businesses that need an easy to use, reliable backup and storage solution. We’ll be taking a closer look at the Data Vault in another article, until then here’s […]

Computers have become a mandatory tool when it comes to running a business. The small business office can vary from a single PC used just for basic record keeping all the way up to several networked computers performing many different aspects of the business such as taking orders, providing customer support, software development, maintaining client […]

We’ve just wrapped up the webcast on Business Opportunities with Windows Home Server, and my typing fingers are worn out! Kevin and Grey put on a great presentation to almost 200 attendees, and we answered dozens of questions ranging from basic Home Server usage to complicated hardware and software integration topics. Thanks to Kevin and […]

The Microsoft Partner Program is offering a webcast event titled “Business Opportunities with Windows Home Server”. The event is being presented by Small Business Server MVP Kevin Royalty and Windows Home Server MVP Grey Lancaster, and I’ll be attending to answer any Windows Home Server specific questions that the participants may have. The webcast will […]