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Windows Small Business Server 2011

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  • System requirements

Windows Small Business Server 2011

Small business doesn’t have to mean limited business. With Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011, you get a complete solution designed for customers who want enterprise-class technologies in an all-in-one package that is tailored to small business needs and priced accordingly. Windows SBS Essentials provides an ideal solution for businesses with 25 or fewer users, and Windows SBS 2011 Premium Add-On offers a flexible and cost-effective solution for deploying additional servers.

  • Get the best first server for your business with SBS 2011 Essentials: Take advantage of comprehensive support for your small business of 25 or fewer users with this server designed to facilitate the connection to the cloud and integrate with on-premises and online services.
  • Protect server and client data: Back up your data easily to internal or external hard drives.
  • Enter your business network securely: Use Remote Desktop Web Access to access your network safely.
  • Stay connected with mobile device support: Work from your Windows Phone 7 or other Internet-enabled phone.
  • Stay flexible with SBS 2011 Premium Add-On: Even with minimal IT resources, you can easily access a second application platform when your business grows or you have more than 25 users.
  • Keep your network healthy: View your PC and server status, antivirus status, Microsoft software updates, and backup progress—all in easy-to-read reports.
  • Simplify IT and manage your server easily: Run multiple components and technologies from one interface and spend less time on server management with simplified setup and maintenance.
  • Migrate quickly and easily: Make the switch with minimal downtime using enhanced migration tools.

Windows Small Business Server 2011 requires the following:

  • Required Processor
    • Quad core 2 GHz 64-bit (x64) or faster
    • 1 socket (4 sockets maximum)
  • Recommended Memory
    • 10 GB recommended (32 GB maximum)
  • Required Memory
    • 8 GB
  • Required Hard Disk Space
    • 120 GB
  • Required Display
    • Super VGA (SVGA) monitor and video adapter with 1024 x 768 or higher resolution
  • Required Media Drive
    • DVD ROM
  • Required Connectivity
    • Windows SBS 2011 Standard requires that you connect the server to the Internet
  • Other System Requirements
    • One 10/100 Ethernet adapter
    • A router or firewall device that supports IPv4 NAT
    • Fax services require a fax modem
  • Optional network devices:
    • Device required by your Internet service provider (ISP) to connect to the Internet
    • One or more switches to connect computers and other devices to the local network