Why should I consider a server for my business or home office?

What is a server? 

A server is commonly a dedicated computer, offering centralised services to the network. The server receives requests from the client PCs e.g. your or your colleague’s computer, and serves the request back to the requesting computer.   Continue reading “Why should I consider a server for my business or home office?”

The 6 major benefits of having your own network server

In the past having your own network server has often been seen as the preserve of much larger, more complex organisations. These days many small and medium sized businesses are seeing the advantages of owning a server.

Below are listed 6 of the key benefits that you will enjoy by investing in a network server: Continue reading “The 6 major benefits of having your own network server”

Windows Server Licensing

When it comes to Windows server licensing, Microsoft has never made things easy.

Choosing the correct licensing for a windows server is a minefield. Do you need a CAL (client access license)? If you do, is that a user or device CAL per server or perhaps per seat mode? It’s already getting complicated and we haven’t even touched on server applications

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Server Installation for businesses and home offices

It’s fair to say that most small businesses aim to become bigger businesses. As your business grows, if you haven’t already got one, you’ll need a server. Unless you’re a technical whiz kid, you’ll probably need a little help with the server installation. For most of us, the journey starts with a few office PC’s and ends with a server based system can be a culture shock to say the least. In this article, we will briefly explore some of the options available so you can start thinking through the process of planning your server installation. Continue reading “Server Installation for businesses and home offices”