We have a small business (22 ppl) and currently have a Windows server (SBS2011). The server is getting some age (4+ years) and is slow at times. The engineering dept uses SolidWorks (3D design software) and all the files are located on the server. Opening and saving large assembly files is slow at times. Our electrical software requires SQL server.
I'm looking at replacing the server. I assumed SBS 2012 would be the way to go (Server 2016 seems a bit scary). Talking to some others, they say SBS has become too unreliable. I really prefer the Windows platform. I know nothing about Linux or any other OS for that matter. And the next server will need SQL server on it,
I'm not opposed to having backups in the cloud, but not fond of everything being cloud-based.
So whats the norm these days for new server setups?
Edited by Micallen, 29 March 2016 - 08:01 AM.