The SBS family has traditionally been focused on pre-installed core infrastructure services, simplified management through an integrated console and pre-configured collaboration applications and patch management tools. The approach is continued with the release of SBS 2011 Standard. Our newest member to the SBS family, SBS 2011 Essentials also focused on simplified management pre-configured core infrastructure services, however now looks towards the power of the cloud to provide integration with collaboration and LOB applications.
Windows Small Business Server 2011 (SBS 2011) comes in two editions: Standard and Essentials. In addition, the Small Business Server Premium Add-on is available for SQL based line of business (LOB) support, or as an additional member server.
Your all-in-one network solution, designed and priced for small businesses with up to 75 users. SBS 2011 Standard delivers enterprise-class server technology in an affordable, all-in-one solution. SBS 2011 Standard helps protect your business information from loss by performing automatic daily backups. Additionally, it allows users to be more productive with features such as e-mail, Internet connectivity, internal websites, remote access, and file and printer sharing.
Get ready for the future and take advantage of the cloud. Ideal as a first server for small businesses with up to 25 users, SBS 2011 Essentials provides a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to help protect data, organize and access business information from virtually anywhere, support the applications needed to run a business, and quickly connect to online services for e-mail, collaboration and CRM.
The Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-On gives small businesses a flexible and cost-effective solution for deploying additional servers on a network running Windows SBS 2011. It provides a platform for running line-of-business (LOB) applications that are based on the SQL Server operating system, role-based server deployments (such as additional domain controllers), and virtual servers that run in a Hyper-V environment. It also gives you the flexibility to access a second application platform when you need it, yet requires minimal IT resources. Designed as an add-on component for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials or Standard, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-On includes Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Technologies and SQL Server 2008 R2 for Small Business.