Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 is a good introduction to the world of virtualisation. It’s a free download, and it’ll run on most current hardware — and will support a wide range of legacy and current guest operating systems.
Giving small business users the applications they want, available everywhere? It’s actually easier than you think. With the release of Windows Server 2008, the venerable Terminal Services gains a host of new capabilities.
The stay at home server turns out to be the little server that could, with plenty of business friendly features.
Even the smallest business will find a server useful, whether it’s just for sharing files and connecting them to the Web or delivering applications.
Spam doesn’t have to be a way of life; add to the built-in spam tools in Exchange Server with services that can almost banish spam from the inbox.
The computer maker Lenovo has 9% of the worldwide PC market, and in 2009 it ranked as the world’s fast-est-growing PC company. In the three months to December 31st, Lenovo grew sales by 42%, against an industry av-erage of 17%. We asked Lenovo what that means for small business resellers.
IT Expert spoke to Andrew Mulholland, marketing manager at D-LINK, the networking equipment vendor, and asked this channel-focused company how it is winning business from the big names, and how it is boosting its channel programmes.
A good working relationship with Microsoft is often the lifeblood of any IT consultancy or reseller business. Microsoft still sells the vast majority of its products through the channel, but recent moves into cloud-based services have led some firms to worry that Microsoft might bypass them, and sell directly to SMEs.
The trend towards converged security requires companies to keep their eye on physical premises. Here's how to specify and deploy an IP-based video surveillance solution for your small business clients.
In these times of economic uncertainty, it is vital for your customers to understand how their business is performing. Are they losing customers? If so which ones, and are they gaining others? What do the new customers buy?
Project management, version control, group calendars, no more duplicates… SharePoint offers the small business a lot more than fancy file sharing and often it’s free. Julian Jordan from London based IT support consultancy Network Fish shows them how to get the most from it.
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