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What is Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (SBS)


Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is an ideal server for small businesses with up to 25 users, Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is designed to provide a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to help protect data, organize and access business information from virtually anywhere, support the applications needed to run a business and quickly connect to online services for email, collaboration and customer relationship management (CRM).


SBS 2011 Essentials provides:

  • Effortless printer sharing
  • Easy file sharing and storage
  • Automated PC backup capabilities
  • Remote access for anywhere, anytime access to files and applications
  • The ability to easily utilize and manage cloud services such as Microsoft® Office 365 or off-site cloud backup for disaster recovery purposes
  • A simplified management wrapper using a dashboard for day-to-day management
  • The ability to utilize the SBS 2011 Premium Add-on, providing a separate installation of Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard and access to all the technologies this can provide (such as Hyper-V™ and Remote Desktop Services), plus SQL Server® 2008 R2 for Small Business, a full installation for LOB support



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Article ID: SLN285870

Last Date Modified: 08/25/2014 02:06 PM


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