One of our US contributors Paul Roberts kindly sent some pics of his Windows Home Server software package that he has finally received. I am sure he is one of many of our American readers who are happy to finally get hold of a copy of Home Server.
Archive for October, 2007
Fancy a good looking case for your Windows Home server, then look no further than the Chenbro ES34069 Mini-ITX Home Server Chassis. It not only includes 4 hotswap drive bays but also supports a slimline DVD drive, external power adapter, lockable front door, IR and a memory card reader. An extremely nice piece of kit [...]
American OEM distributor TechData is charging $161 which is the wholesale price for 1 copy of Windows Home Server. They are also offering a 5% discount on a purchase of 5 or more copies. Although they are taking orders, stock is not expected till the end of October and it looks like they are only [...]
Microsoft’s OEM Partner Center has two online presentations available for viewing: Selling Windows Home Server 101 Clearly communicate the benefits of Windows Home Server to your customers. Become familiar with its simple setup and ease of use. Explore different approaches to customer objections. Selling Windows Home Server 301 This advanced course helps you explore [...]
We posted back in September that the avast! WHS Edition BETA program was due to start on the 1st October (2007). A few days later than expected it is finally here and since the product is scheduled to be released in the first half of November 2007, this is a very short beta. Besides providing [...]
Out of the two biggest computer part suppliers in the US only newegg.com has stock of Windows Home Server. Priced at $189.99 and a 3 day shipping service at $4.99, Americans can finally get a copy of Home Server. As one of the customer reviews stated: “Having beta tested this program, I was one of [...]
It has been announced on the MSDN Subscriptions Weblog that their acquisitions team is working with the product group to include Windows Home Server in the MSDN offering. The WebLog which is run by the managers of the online and offline MSDN Subscription program stated that they expect WHS will be offered, but do not [...]
French Windows Home Server guru Benjamin Gauthey has posted a French webcast on how to configure different Internet boxes to remotely reach Home Server. Also available on the same page is a step by step guide too. English translation by Google Language Tools.
Norco Technologies have been in touch about their new DS-520 Home Server NAS Appliance which is a great looking piece of kit. Storage capacity is king. Five hot swappable SATA II drive bays, three eSATA connectors and four USB 2.0 ports provide eight individual SATA II channels, allowing for up to 8TB of storage space [...]
Available at Microsoft’s Download Center is the Windows Home Server Toolkit V1 which is three tools rolled into one install package which will help you troubleshoot issues with WHS. The download comprises the following components: – Error ReportingThe Error Reporting command-line tool gathers diagnostic log files from your home computer and sends them to Microsoft [...]