Business Computer Hardware

Business Computer Hardware

The processor directly affects overall computer performance, more than other components such as the sound card or power supply. When selecting a processor, some important considerations include the number of cores, the clock speed of those cores, and the amount of cache memory. The motherboard is the component that unifies the internal hardware. You will need to ensure that the processor, memory, and other computer parts are compatible with the motherboard. Though the motherboard …

It Setup for Small Business

It Setup for Small Business

Enter into an agreement with a member bank that has a processing relationship with Visa and Mastercard. Enter into an agreement with an authorized agent of the member bank, such as an independent sales organization or member service provider (ISO/MSP.) The agreement means that your business agrees to abide by the operating regulations established by the card credit brands. Step 1: Determine how credit card payments work with your business Before you set up a merchant account …

Best File Server for Small Business

Best File Server for Small Business

So, your business has grown large enough that you need your first server. Congratulations! Acquiring a server is a big decision, so some trepidation is understandable. This guide will explain the basic principles of the technology, help you decide which class of server will best fit your needs, and give you some ballpark pricing, so you don’t overspend or acquire a product that’s insufficient for your needs. I’ll also explore the chief alternative to running your own server-relying …

Build a Small Business Server

Build a Small Business Server

Small Business Server Master Your Domain: Build a Corporate Network at Home Matt Clapham and Jesper Johansson At a Glance: What s so cool about SBS? Managing maintenance and updates Networking, Active Directory, and security New features in SBS 2003 R2 We re hardcore IT guys at heart, and we want well-managed, smooth-running computers—not only at work, but at home as well. We re willing to put some time into making that happen. We re also privacy and security geeks. We like running …

Best Windows Server for Small Business

Best Windows Server for Small Business

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of David Copeland] The SBS 2003 Best Practices Analyzer configuration file has been updated with new rules. There are approximately 100 new rules and many pre-existing rules have been improved based on your feedback. If you have the BPA set to automatically check for updates then you should see the screen below and simply need to click on the Download the latest updates link. To check to see if you have the latest configuration file go to Start>All …

Best Server for Small Business

Best Server for Small Business

This small business server buying guide for 2016 addresses the matter of which server you should buy for your small businesses. Many expanding businesses struggle with deciding what server to get, not to mention whether or not they even need a server. If you decide that your small enterprise has expanded to the point where you need a server, we outline the important considerations for you. Is the Answer in the Cloud? Your first choice when it comes to servers is whether or not …

Business Server

Business Server

While Windows Server 2016 has not been a supported operating system for Skype for Business Server 2015, there have been no shortage of people testing out Skype for Business installs on Windows Server 2016. After all, Windows Server 2016 has been out for quite some time now, and many admins are eager to get their shiny new Skype for Business environments up on something newer than an OS with 2012 in the label. 2012 was 5 years ago, after all! There have been some recent developments …

Business File Server

Business File Server

I would recommend getting a new file storage system that does not consume a lot of power: CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($.99 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($53.99 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: Crucial 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($16.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($65.89 @ OutletPC) Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Silverstone …

Best Small Business Server

Best Small Business Server

Bottom Line: Unlike most media servers, Plex is actually user-friendly and lets you easily stream content to several devices on your home network without having to overcome significant technical hurdles. Bottom Line: Universal Media Server gives you plenty of free features for your home network streaming needs, if you can get it to work. Serviio Bottom Line: Serviio will eventually stream content across various devices on your home network, but figuring out how to get this media …

Best Small Business Server Software

Best Small Business Server Software

Package selection begins here. You can select one of the four base installations (Gateway, Infrastructure, Office, Communications) that will automatically pick from the packages listed. Once you ve picked your base installation, you can also add other packages from the listing in the bottom half of the screen. After you ve made your final selection, click the Install button at the bottom of the screen and the process will begin. Depending on how many packages you ve selected …

Building a Small Business Server

Building a Small Business Server

Building a small office network means starting with a foundation of switches and routers. The following guide will help you understand the difference between switches and routers and develop a clear vision for what your network foundation needs. Building a Small Office Network: The Difference Between Switches and Routers When building a small office network, the two most essential pieces of equipment you will need are switches and routers. Though they look similar, the two devices …

Computer Server for Small Business

Computer Server for Small Business

Need to get a new network up and running quickly? Follow our step-by-step guide. A computer network is an essential element of modern business, and it s increasingly indispensible in the home, too. A network lets your computer connect to the Web so that you can check e-mail, update a website, or teleconference. It also lets you communicate locally with other computers on the same local network. Creating a network is simple—all that s needed is to connect a computer to a router …

Business Type PC

Business Type PC

Compassionate Eye Foundation/Justin Pumfrey/Digital Vision/Getty Images A sole proprietorship is a business operated by one individual; the business is considered part of the individual, not a separate entity. The business profits and losses are included on the individual s personal tax return, and the individual retains personal liability for the business debts and lawsuits. A corporation is an entity which is separate from its owners. The corporation is formed under the laws …

Computer Network for Small Business

Computer Network for Small Business

You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. technologies have improved, and storage and networking peripherals have evolved to incorporate plug and play features. What are the main reasons for having a computer network? Networks allow you to share a single broadband Internet connection among multiple computers and PC users. They are able to share …