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HP Microsoft building blocks for SMB server based networks

Do you currently have customers using a peer-to-peer network—a setup where a group of computers are connected together so that users can share resources and information? While this setup can be great, there are a few disadvantages. First, it can be difficult for users to track where their information is located, and it is possible for multiple versions of the same file to exist on different computers in the workgroup. In addition, backing up is much more difficult (often resulting in users not backing up at all).


Instead of relying on a peer-to-peer network, we suggest moving your customers to a Server Based Network. In a Server Based Network, the server is the central location where users share and access networked resources. This dedicated computer—the server—controls the level of access that users have to the shared resources and their shared data is in one location, making it easy to backup critical business information.



ProLiant ML150 Gen9 & Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Learn about the dynamic duo, the HP ProLiant ML150 Gen9 Server and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, a great server solution for your SMB customers





The ML350e Gen8 v2 Server Offers Storage Capacity That Grows as Needed and Protects Data

While SMBs have IT concerns that larger businesses may not, there are also IT concerns that businesses of all sizes must consider. The HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 server gives growing businesses, IT infrastructure that can grow as their business grows while offering storage capacity that protects important data.  



Latest Version of SAS Smart Array Controllers: P430, P431 and P731m

HP’s latest version of SAS Smart Array controllers unleash the full performance potential with ProLiant Gen8 systems when deploying high-performance solid-state storage eliminating bottlenecks. In addition, these controllers address new levels of data protection, improved resiliency, and performance, when compared to the previous generation controllers. 



INFOGRAPHIC: How do Additive Licenses Work for Windows Server 2012 Standard and Datacenter Editions?

Windows Server 2012 additive licenses are available for purchase to stack on top of Windows Server 2012 Standard edition and Datacenter edition and allow customers to add capacity as needed at a constant price per instance. This helpful infographic will teach you all you need to know about additive licenses for Windows Server 2012.

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