Adelaide SMBiT Professionals August 2013 meeting

  • 27 Aug 2013
  • 17:00 - 21:00 (ACST)
  • Alma Tavern, 66 Magill Road, Norwood SA 5067


  • Attendance to both the pre meeting dinner and chapter meeting.
  • Attending the Chapter Meeting only

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The Next SMBiT Professionals Meeting will be held:

27 August 2013



ALMA TAVERN, 66 Magill Road, Norwood SA 5067

(see Location Map )



5:00 - 6:30 pm = [Optional] Pre-Meeting Networking and Dinner at the Alma Tavern (66 Magill Road, Norwood, Adelaide) [ menu ]

6.30 - 6.40 pm = Welcome and meeting agenda review. Introduction of attending members & visitors

6:40 - 6:45 pm = SMBiT Professionals news and announcements


6:45 - 7:20 pm = Microsoft Office Alternatives

With the new release of Office 2013, and the increasing difficulty in licensing and obtaining a solution for use with Remote Desktop Services, what alternatives are there for Microsoft Office and how well do they hold up in the SMB world? Join us for a comparison of two other contenders and a review of their strengths and weaknesses.

7:20 - 8:00 pm = Active Directory without a Windows Server

Shhh! Did you know that you can host an Active Directory without the use of a Windows Server? Why would you want to do this? How can you do this? Join us to find out!

8:00 - 8:40 pm = Migrating from SBS to Office 365 Exchange Tips and Tricks

With the impending end of Small Business Server, many smaller businesses are looking to host their company mail with Microsoft Office 365. How can you easily manage such a migration? What are the tips and tricks for performing this migration? What are some gotchas and workarounds? Are there simple and free tools to make this process easier?

8:40 – 9:00 = Q & A, meeting survey and Prize Draw. You can win one of two training vouchers worth a total of $175!**

**must be a current financial member, and present at the meeting

9:00 pm = Networking and meeting close

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