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I've been asked to determine which server software would be right for the
Small mortgage broker, stand alone business office
3 full time (9-5 M-F) Employees (owner/broker, 2 assistants)
1 win2k server (5 year old hardware). Domain controller, file server, MSDE
4 XP Pro workstations (All 1+ years old)
3 Networked printers
Web domain/email hosted externally.
This business wishes to upgrade their server hardware. There are two client
server applications running on their network. One of which is their primary
day to day business application. Data is stored on the w2k server.
This business does not have an IT person in house and pays hourly for
administration and support. They do not report performance problems with
their current server (800mhz PIII, 512mb Ram generic build desktop), but want
to be proactive in upgrading the hardware to prevent business affecting
During their server hardware shopping, they have been heavily advised to
upgrade their server OS to Win2k3 Small Business Edition. They have already
purchased the OS license for Win2k server which already exceeds their needs.
My question is this. Given the requirements mentioned above, why would it
be advantageous to upgrade?
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