basic differences between Win2003 SmlBsbServ- Std.Ed. & Win2003 Server- Std. Ed.

Discussion in 'Server Setup' started by ivanvalles, Feb 24, 2005.

  1. ivanvalles

    ivanvalles Guest


    Our firm is considering upgrade to a new server, we already choose the
    hardware but we have a doubt of wich software.
    My question is what are the basic differences between Windows 2003 Small
    Business Server, Standard Edition & Windows 2003 Server, Standard Edition .

    ivanvalles, Feb 24, 2005
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    Bruce D Guest

    SBS is a suite of different server packages bundles together. From the SBS
    website: "The standard edition of Windows Small Business Server 2003 includes
    Windows Server 2003 technologies, including fax service, firewall service,
    and remote-access service. Additionally, it includes Microsoft Exchange
    Server 2003, enhanced tools for server monitoring and administration, and an
    out-of-the-box solution for internal Web sites."

    Windows Server 2003 is, well, just Windows Server. It does not include
    Exchange, faxing, or the "enhanced tools" (which aren't really enahnced, just
    preconfigured for you).

    If you do go with SBS, you must spec out your server as if it were going to
    be running both Windows Server 2003 AND Exchange Server 2003 (which it will

    -Bruce D
    Bruce D, Mar 2, 2005
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