Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (SBS 2011 Essentials) is a new, easy-to-use, first-server solution designed and priced especially for small businesses (up to 25 users). It can seamlessly integrate into online services such as Office 365, cloud backup and cloud management solutions.
SBS 2011 Essentials delivers enterprise-class technologies for data backup and restore, Remote Web Access, file and printer sharing and quick connection to the cloud—in one fully integrated solution.
It is designed so that it can be easily deployed and managed by individuals within organisations where there are limited in-house IT skills. It is also optimised to let small businesses run applications on-premises or take advantage of the growing number of online versions of email, collaboration and other software that major companies are already using around the world.
The optional Small Business Server Premium Add-on includes a licensed copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard technologies (including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services) and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition for Small Business, providing customers and partners with a comprehensive data management and analysis solution.
Preinstall SBS 2011 Essentials with tools in the Windows Server Solutions OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK).
A new edition of Windows Small Business Server, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (SBS 2011 Essentials) is an affordable, easy-to-use first server option designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users.
With SBS 2011 Essentials, your customers can:
- Better protect business data through automated backup and restore capabilities
- Run both on-premise and online (cloud-based) software
- Easily organise and access business information from almost anywhere
- Run a variety of business tools and software
Windows SBS 2011 Essentials Brochure for Partners .pdf 383 KB
Windows SBS 2011 Essentials is now available through all Microsoft server licensing channels.
The Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-on (SBS 2011 Premium Add-on) is a powerful data management and analysis solution that includes Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard technologies and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition for Small Business.
The SBS 2011 Premium Add-on is available for both editions—SBS 2011 Standard and SBS 2011 Essentials. The add-on gives small businesses the flexibility to purchase additional servers either up front or as needed.
With the SBS 2011 Premium Add-on, your customers can:
- Run a vast number of line-of-business applications on an additional server
- Use rich analysis and reporting technologies to make more informed business decisions
- Access all the Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard technologies, including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services.
SBS 2011 Premium Add-on is available through all current Microsoft server licensing channels.
SBS 2011 Premium Add-on Data Sheet .pdf 359 KB