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 Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 combines several server technologies for an all-in-one small business network suite.

 

SBS 2008 comes in two editions: Standard and Premium. The diagram and chart below detail the various product technologies included in each edition.
 

Benefit

Product Technologies

SBS 2008 Standard Edition

SBS 2008 Premium Edition

Strong IT Foundation:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 product technologies provide the core foundation of Windows Small Business Server 2008. Windows Server 2008 is the most flexible and robust Windows server operating system to date. For more information, visit the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Web site.

 

Windows Server 2008 Standard Technologies

Messaging and Collaboration:
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 product technologies introduce advanced e-mail and calendar functionality to Windows Small Business Server 2008. Exchange Server 2007 delivers a seamless end-user collaboration experience and unparalleled security features.

For more information, visit the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Web site.

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition

Collaboration and Productivity:
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is a versatile technology that organizations and business units of all sizes can use to increase the efficiency of business processes and improve team productivity. Share internal documents, coordinate calendars, manage issues, and participate in discussions while you’re on the road. Windows SharePoint Services gives people access to information they need.

For more product-specific information, visit the Windows SharePoint Services Web site.

 

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

E-Mail Security:
Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server (Forefront) helps protect e-mail from viruses, worms, and spam. Forefront incorporates multiple antivirus engines for layered protection against the latest e-mail-based threats.

For more information, visit the Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server Web site.

 

Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server1,3

Network Updates and Protection:
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) enables deployment of the latest Microsoft product updates to computers running the Windows operating system. It offers automatic system checks for new software updates and makes it easier for you or your IT consultant to monitor and distribute updates.

For more information, visit the Windows Server Update Services Web site.

 

Windows Server Update Services 3.0

Take Business Online:
SBS 2008 integrates with Office Live Small Business to provide everything needed to take, promote, and manage a business on the Internet. Customers can create a professional Web presence without the hassle or expense of setting up a complicated infrastructure or hiring technical staff to maintain it. Office Live Small Business is a hosted service for customers with an Internet connection.

For more information, visit the Office Live Small Business Web site.

 

Microsoft Office Live Small Business2

Database:
Based on best practices, Premium includes software to run on a second server that is dedicated to supporting a vast number of line-of-business applications.
A comprehensive data management and analysis solution that makes it possible to use many server-based business applications, such as accounting, business planning, and contact management software, which share a centralized database so that all employees can work from the same information.

For more product-specific information, visit the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition Web site.

 

Windows Server 2008 Standard4

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard for Small Business
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1 120 day trial included in the product.

2 Office Live Small Business is available in the following languages (countries): English (Canada, U.K., U.S.); French (Canada, France); German (Germany); and Japanese (Japan).

3 Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server is available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, and Russian.

4Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard is available as an alternative version in place of Windows Server 2008 Standard.

5 Through June 30, 2010, customers using applications that are not yet certified for use on SQL Server 2008 Standard, a copy of SQL Server 2005 Standard will also be included in SBS 2008 Premium. SQL Server 2008 (or 2005) Standard can be installed on either server: If you install SQL on the first server then you must install the management tools on another machine.

For information on Windows Live OneCare for Server, visit the OneCare Update page.

To learn more about product licensing and get additional details on Client Access Licenses, visit the Licensing page.

 

 

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