Posts Tagged "Microsoft"

Cadillac vs. VW Jetta?

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Cadillac vs. VW Jetta?

Trying to decide if you should deploy Project Server and Project Professional 2010? Here is a breakdown of the high-level functionality you get if you deploy what I call the “Cadillac deployment” using Project Server and Project Professional 2010, or the “VW Jetta deployment” using SharePoint Server and use Project Standard 2010. CADILLAC: Project SERVER 2010 requires SharePoint Enterprise because it makes heavy use of the business intelligence reporting capabilities only available in that SharePoint edition. Together, Project Professional 2010 and Project Server 2010 create the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) Solution, and gives you the tools to...

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Downloads for Project Server Evaluation

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Downloads for Project Server Evaluation

Microsoft makes evaluation Project Server 2010 easy in three ways; installable software, virtual machine, or a hosted virtual machine.  If you are like me, then you may be looking for some hands-on experience working with Project Server without having to dump your Windows 7 desktop. Since Windows 7 Virtual PC does not support 64-bit operating systems, I took advantage of VMware’s free Player.  The VMware Player is a desktop application that lets you create, configure, and run virtual machines.  When checking the list of supported operating systems it’s important to know that the Player is not listed in the VMware Compatibility Guide, but the information for...

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