If you run a small business, you don’t need us to tell you that the highly competitive
marketplace, unpredictable economic cycles, time pressures, and technological
demands are constantly exerting pressure on your bottom line.
Your business needs the same technologies that large companies do. You need
the ability to share information with customers, partners, and employees. You
have the same worries about spam, malware, and security. And you have the same
need to manage resources and employee access to those resources.
The major difference is you probably don’t have the luxury of an in-house IT
Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 allows small businesses to operate
at the same technology level as much larger organizations, but without the added
costs of maintaining a network administration department.
Windows Small Business Server 2011 Administrator’s Companion is a reference,
assistant, and coach for the busy network administrator, whether the administrator
is on the scene or accessing the network from another location.
Your comprehensive, one-volume guide to planning, deployment, and administration.
Get the critical information you need to build and manage a network with Windows Small Business Server 2011. This essential, single-volume reference delivers detailed guidance to the features, capabilities, and components offered in both the Standard and Premium Editions. Gain the real-world insights, workarounds, and troubleshooting tactics you need for on-the-job results.
Discover how to:
Plan network infrastructure by evaluating your organization’s business needs
Build a fault-tolerant and cost-effective network
Use virtualization with Hyper-V™ virtualization to install and manage your network efficiently
Migrate an existing network from Small Business Server 2003 or later
Manage file storage, and configure disks for data integrity and redundancy
Configure email and SMTP with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Organize and centralize security administration through Group Policy preferences
Set up remote access through the web portal or with a VPN
Tune your system to its optimum performance level