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Small Business Server Solutions: Why Dell?


You know your business, we know ours. And Dell servers are the ideal technology solution for any business, regardless of company size or budget. If you’re just starting out and not sure what server you might need – we have Technology Advisors on hand ready to help. Or if you’ve outgrown your current server, storage or networking platform – we have every solution to suit your future IT needs.

Secure. Stable. Scalable. We can advise, you decide.

So why not let us help and talk to a Dell Small Business Technology Advisor today at: 0844 444 3210.

Alternatively you can Chat with us too. And if you don’t have the time right now – email us and we’ll get back to you.

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Let’s get started: Dell’s Guide to Server Basics


Your First Server: Where to start?

Are you a small-business with multiple computers, some of your workforce are mobile or always on the move - or are just thinking it’s probably time to consider investing in a server? Well simply put, Servers help keep your data secure, safe and organized - and will help you run your business more efficiently . Servers provide your business with a single solution for:
  • Centralized Email management
  • Consolidated Internet connectivity
  • Internal Web site development
  • Remote access monitoring
  • Mobile device support
  • File and printer sharing
  • Backup and restore …to name just a few
Choosing the right server solution starts with understanding how the server will be used. What type of applications will it be running? How critical are these functions to your company ? And that’s why we have Dell Small Business Technology Advisors on hand to help you make the right choice. Continue reading to learn more or you can Chat to one of our Advisors now with any questions you might have!
What is a Server?

Simply put, a server is typically a more powerful computer than your average desktop with better intelligence. It is specifically engineered to deliver information and software to other computers that are linked to it by a network. Servers have the hardware to manage Ethernet-cabled or wireless networking, usually through a router.

Servers are built to handle heavier workloads and more applications taking advantage of the specific hardware to increase productivity and reduce any downtime.

Servers also offer remote-management tools, which mean an IT person can check usage, and diagnose problems from another (even remote) location. That also means you can perform routine maintenance such as adding a new user or changing passwords for access.
When do you need a Server?

Are you using two or more computers in your business? Do you have a mobile workforce? These are just some of the questions you can ask to start to understand when it’s time to invest in a server. There’s more factors than just these – but we’ve outlined some questions and answers below to help see if it’s time for your business to invest in a server. If you’re still unsure and have more questions – we have technology advisors on hand to give free advice and guide you on what’s the right choice to make.

You can call: 0844 444 3210 – or Chat with a Technology Advisor here.

Benefits of having a Server? Investing in a server enables:

Better Access - Your employees to share software tools and access company databases on- and off-site. You can better manage additional computers and software applications, as well as control access to employees and devices have to certain information.

Greater Control -You to control access to sensitive information, such as financial records and personnel information, by storing it away from prying eyes. It allows you to better manage firewalls and virus protection, helping you prevent unwanted intrusions . Protection is especially important when you have a mobile workforce.

Flexibility & scalability -You can easily add platforms, such as customer relationship management (CRM) software and accounting programs, which enable you to schedule group meetings, share information, and manage clients and vendors. They also allow your employees to send group emails and faxes and organize customer contacts and customer data in one location.

Let us help – Talk to an expert.


We’re here to help you.

We know how overwhelming it can be deciding on what is the right solution for your business. There is so much information and products to choose from – especially choosing your first server, or upgrading your existing system.

Dell Small Business Technology Advisors are on hand to give you free advice and technology recommendations to help your business and IT needs. Call us now on 0844 444 3210.

Alternatively you can Chat with us too. And if you don’t have the time right now – email us and we’ll get back to you.
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