Small Business Solutions we developed in last couple years are based on different industry practices, reserach, testing and deployment. We are tackling here thousands of businesses in San Diego and solutions represented here are generic and can be modified to your industry standards and your company specifications.

We have two mainly used solutions for small business and we’ll show you visually and in theory why you should deploy them in your network.

First Solution we call it “SBS Basic”:

Hardware and Software Used for Network Size of 5 computers and 1 Server:

  • Dell PowerEdge Server (4GB,RAID1-250GB,DVD,2x1Gbps)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard
  • Sonicwall TZ Standard Firmware
  • 8-port Dell PowerConnect 1Gpbs Switch
  • External Storage

In this setup we use your internet connection either Cable or DSL, and you need Static IP package that allow your workforce to access remotely their computers and email. Your internet connection is running thru your default gateway which is in this scenario Sonicwall TZ Series, but any other brand can be used, Cisco, Watchguard even regular windows server box to act as a router/firewall. Your computers and server goes in one switch where we recommend 1Gpbs switch for faster data access. SBS Basic incorporates several key technologies like Remote Web Workplace and Microsoft Exchange which gives your Information Worker freedom to work from anywhere on the planet. Your end-users can access their email using web based access, via Outlook Anywhere or using activesync technology and their mobile devices.

Second Solution we call it “SBS Advanced”:

Hardware and Software Used for Network Size of 10> computers and 1 Server:

  • Dell PowerEdge Server (8GB,RAID1-160GB,RAID5-1TB,DVD,2x1Gbps)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium
  • Sonicwall TZ Wireless Enahnced Firmware
  • 16-port Dell PowerConnect 1Gpbs Switch
  • External Storage
  • Off-site Backup (Secure Networks ITC Storage Solutions)

In this setup we use your internet connection either Cable or DSL, and you need Static IP package that allow your workforce to access remotely their computers and email. Your internet connection is running thru your default gateway which is in this scenario Sonicwall TZ Wireless Series and with Enhanced Firmware for better protection and faster processing, but any other brand can be used, Cisco, Watchguard even regular windows server box to act as a router/firewall. Your computers and server goes in one switch where we recommend 1Gpbs switch for faster data access and as many ports you need. SBS Advanced incorporates several key technologies like Remote Web Workplace and Microsoft Exchange and with Premium Version you get SQL 2008 to integrate with any software solution you use in your environment. All this gives your Information Worker freedom to work from anywhere on the planet. Your end-users can access their email using web based access, via Outlook Anywhere or using activesync technology and their mobile devices. Here we’ve added Off-Site Backup from Secure Networks ITC Storage Solutions and this you should consider utilizing as your network is being backed up to remote location daily and in case of catastrophic disaster all your data are safe in our Network Operations Center (NOC).