Old 10-03-2007, 11:31 AM
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HDRyder999
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Default Re: Need a Small Business Computer Server Recommendation.

Contrary to popular belief, servers do not have to be the biggest, fastest machines in the house. If you don't see a need to grow much past 5 users, host your own website and manage your own e-mail. A Windows XP professional PC will do nicely. You don't need theadded cost of Windows server. You can even enable security to protect user directories. A hard drive can never be too big in a server and you can never have too much RAM but servers typically loaf along most of the time simply serving up files and managing print jobs. If you plan on growing get a real server and learn how to use it to your advantage but if you're planning on staying at less that 10 users a Windows XP server plenty of horsepower.
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