Your business might be able to get away with mediocre software for some of your less critical business applications.
But when it comes to your server software? Not a chance. You need a top-flight server software solution that creates a hassle-free server environment without breaking your bottom line in the process.
Windows Small Business Server (SBS) software was written to specifically address the needs of today's small business workplace. If installed properly, it will give your company a highly secure server system that minimizes maintenance requirements and server downtime. Even more importantly, it's priced to fit well within the budget parameters of most small and medium-sized companies.
The best server solutions offer a range of attractive features and Windows SBS is no exception. If you're on the fence about Windows server software or about installing a business server at all, you'll want to bone up on Windows Small Business Server's features and benefits before you make any decisions.
- Remote Access. Windows Small Business Server 2008 was created to place the demands of today's mobile small business user at the center of the design process. Users receive anytime, anywhere access to contacts, calendars, emails, files and more from any computer that has an Internet connection. Windows Mobile-powered smartphones increase portability even more and provide users with a truly mobile server experience.
- Integration. Best of breed server software has to function at peak performance with your existing applications. Windows SBS 2008 integrates easily with your current applications and is completely scalable. As your company grows, Windows SBS grows with you by allowing you to add users, servers, applications and connections to emerging technologies.
- Security. Windows Small Business Server gives your business the mix of security features you need to sleep soundly at night. It lets you automatically backup and retrieve data stored on your network so you don't have to worry about losing mission critical files. Anti-virus and anti-spam features insulate your system from unwanted intrusions and weekly/daily reports inform you about the overall health and security of the system.
- System & Installation Requirements. Minimum hardware requirements include a 2GHz (x64 processor), 4 GB RAM, 60 GB hard drive and a fax modem (for fax service functionality). Small Business Server 2008 also integrates nicely with Windows 7 and leverages Windows 7 features to achieve full system performance.