Monday, February 23, 2009

Small Business Server 2008 Blueprint Arrives!

Well, we took possession today -- a week early -- of the Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 Blueprint by Harry Brelsford and Philip Elder.

It's Big. It's Blue. It's Beautiful.
Only $59.95

Read on for all the details.

Then Buy it Here.

Or Consider The Killer Combo: Buy this book along with Windows Small Business Server 2008 Unleashed for only $99.95 !!!

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This guide to Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 (SBS) product, now part of the Windows Essential Server Solutions family, is grounded in the real world and based on practical experience.

As your blueprint, this book teaches you the SBS way! By using a structured deployment methodology and completing the step-by-step procedures, you will set up a secure SBS 2008 network for a sample small business -- the perfect way to properly implement SBS 2008.

This introductory/intermediate volume allows you to gain competency as an SBSer in:
· Windows Server 2008
· Exchange Server 2007
· Third-party security solutions: firewall, anti-virus, and more
· Remote Web Workplace
· SQL Server 2008
· Windows SharePoint Services
· Faxing
· SBS 2008 administration and troubleshooting
· SBS Consoles
· Monitoring SBS 2008
· Office Live and other hosted components
· Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Annual SBS 2008 tasks

You will also learn how to centrally control and manage Windows Vista and Windows XP desktops.

Blueprint Pathways

Follow these fundamental blueprint paths to insure maximum SBS 2008 success using the content in this book:
· Plan, deploy, configure, and customize SBS 2008 using a tested methodology
· Support collaboration between workers
· Implement and encourage the use of remote working and mobility
· Protect the SBS 2008 network from security threats
· Back up and protect data using native and third-party tools
· Encourage and foster better communications with e-mail based on Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
· Automate management by using Group Policy Objects

Chapter Description
1. Welcome to SBS 2008
2. Small Business Server 2008 Design and Planning
3. Small Business Server 2008 Installation
4. Introduction to the SBS Consoles
5. SBS 2008 Deployment
Small Business Server 2008 Photo Essay

6. Standard Security in SBS 2008
7. Messaging with Exchange Server 2007 and Outlook 2007
8. Collaboration with Windows SharePoint Services
9. Mobility and Remote Connectivity
10. Faxing and Print
11. Internet and the Web (RWW, Office Live)

12. Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Annual Tasks
13. Monitoring Small Business Server 2008

14. Advanced Security
15. Small Business Server 2008 Premium Edition (LOB, SQL)
Appendix A: SBS Resources
Appendix Z: Book Configurations

Back Cover Text:
Small Business Server 2008 Blueprint is written from a strong, third-party viewpoint. This independent view insures you get the straight story on the popular SBS product, now in its 5th major release as the 2008 version. You also benefit from the authors' broader SBS 2008 ecosystem conversation, which allows you to make the best decisions when you supplement your SBS 2008 network with third-party security, managed services and monitoring solutions.

About the Authors

Two authors have teamed together to deliver Small Business Server 2008 Blueprint into your hands:
· Canadian Philip Elder, a well-known SBSer and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for SBS, is cofounder of MPECS, Inc. in Saint Albert, Calgary.
· Harry Brelsford is the CEO of SMB Nation and the author of more than 15 books relating to small- and medium-business technology consulting ?8364;" including several books on past versions of SBS.

Both authors have extensive SBS experience dating back to the start of the product life cycle in 1997..

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Listen to the SMB Conference Call where Harry and Pilip discuss this book -- and the world of SBS 2008 -- with yours truly.

Go to the SMB Conference Call Archives.

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Did I mention . . .

You can Buy Small Business Server 2008 Blueprint Here.

Or buy the Killer Combo: Buy this book along with Windows Small Business Server 2008 Unleashed for only $99.95 !!!


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the thoughtful blog Karl on our new Small Business Server 2008 book - I've done us a fvor with a mention in my current blog posting here:


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