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    EES is Brilliant!

    We've gone with EES and it's Cracking!

    Somehow we're allowed to use Windows 7 Enterprise (Please nobody say we're not supposed to be using it, because it's wonderful)

    And I've got a MSDN AA Account with it! Which gives us "lab licencing" for a tonne of awesome software - Windows Expression Studio is a bit glorious.


    In case anyones not noticed, I am unbelievably happy I persuaded the HT to go for it! I think I could actually cry

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    Sorry your not allowed to use Windows 7 Enterprise.



    Just kidding, of course you can use it, it's only available for volume licensing deployment, which is what EES allows us

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    My new EES isn't showing in my VLSC yet...
    Had all the emails...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jstuttard View Post
    We've gone with EES and it's Cracking!

    Somehow we're allowed to use Windows 7 Enterprise (Please nobody say we're not supposed to be using it, because it's wonderful)

    And I've got a MSDN AA Account with it! Which gives us "lab licencing" for a tonne of awesome software - Windows Expression Studio is a bit glorious.


    In case anyones not noticed, I am unbelievably happy I persuaded the HT to go for it! I think I could actually cry
    Don't forget your Technet subscription and also sign up your school for Dreamspark, the Microsoft Home Use Programme, the Microsoft Online Training :-)

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    The Home Use Programme is a massive winner with the staff, they sneer at having to pay a small amount up front to start with but once they understand they can actually use it for home use without oversight it becomes a massive bonus for them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jstuttard View Post
    And I've got a MSDN AA Account with it! Which gives us "lab licencing" for a tonne of awesome software - Windows Expression Studio is a bit glorious.
    I thought you got access to the MSDN AA, but I'm unable to set it up? I rang the Microsoft volume licensing people and the MSDN AA people and apparently it's an additional cost that we obviously didn't subscribe to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    My new EES isn't showing in my VLSC yet...
    Had all the emails...
    I'm waiting for the products/licences/keys to appear. Just keep getting told to wait :/

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    And if you've got the Enterprise CALs you can use the Forefront Online Protection for Exchange product for effectively free cloud-based spam filtering

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    I had to ring them for the MSDN AA promo code - the one they included in the EES welcome email didnt work!

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    I had to ring and have them create them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris_ View Post
    I thought you got access to the MSDN AA, but I'm unable to set it up? I rang the Microsoft volume licensing people and the MSDN AA people and apparently it's an additional cost that we obviously didn't subscribe to?
    The MSDN AA High School one is included, the MSDN AA Developer/Designer ones aren't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    Don't forget your Technet subscription and also sign up your school for Dreamspark, the Microsoft Home Use Programme, the Microsoft Online Training :-)
    Dou you know if any of this can run from the server? We have just sent out half our Ghost images!

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    The MSDN AA High School one is included, the MSDN AA Developer/Designer ones aren't.
    You can't sign up for the High School one any more though can you (or am I missing the link somewhere)?

    If it's true you can't sign up for it anymore, which one are people signing up for on the MSDN AA? (I need to try and get it sorted for september)

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