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SMB Nation has been serving the Bainbridge Island area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Capitalize on CHAOS!

capitalize on CHAOS photoWe’re nearly halfway through our current Q4 segment of the “Million Mile Migration Madness” tour that encourages you to migrate away from Windows XP, Server 2003 and Office 2003. I feel like I’ve seen extremes in the weather pattern, but that’s a whole another story. The other day in Denver, with the temps below zero, a handful of hearty SMB IT Pros braved the elements to attend our event in an empty southwest Denver mall.

Pictured: These folks traveling in -10F weather on a weeknight to attend the Denver workshop! It was a night fit for neither man nor beast.

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D&H Distributing Sponsors Windows XP Migration “Million Mile Tour”

DH-80px round 95thD&H Distributing said today that it has joined the Windows XP Migration Million Mile Tour as an official sponsor. The North America tour is bringing together small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to learn about the forthcoming April 8, 2014, deadline at which time support for Windows XP will terminate.

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Lenovo Sponsors Windows XP Migration “Million Mile Tour”

million mile tourSMB Nation today announced that Lenovo, the world’s largest PC manufacturer, has joined the Windows XP Migration Million Mile Tour as an official sponsor. The North America tour is bringing together small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to learn about the forthcoming April 8, 2014 deadline at which time support for Windows XP will terminate.

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Million Mile Tour – Life on the Road

xpm-logo-xp-bgbigWe did it once. We’re doing it again. In the middle part of the first decade--between 2004-2007--it was an honor and a privilege to travel more than 1 million miles evangelizing Windows Small Business Server (SBS). Guess what? We’re back, and for some very important reasons.
First – you the partners have asked for it. Not a single conversation occurs today where an SMB IT Pro asks me what to do next. With the SBS life cycle complete and the alternatives seemingly spooky, I can report that you should strongly consider embracing the here and now: Windows XP and any Server 2003 migration opportunity.

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