Best Small Business Server

Follow these Tips to Choose the 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 server software working takes a lot of effort and patience.

Bottom Line: HP's ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is an affordable starter server for businesses that need nothing more than centralized file services, printer management, and light virtualization.

Bottom Line: If you are looking for an SMB server that absolutely must handle the most demanding database transactions or outrageous amounts of I/O requests, the HP Proliant DL380p Gen 8 server will do nicely, and, for smaller organizations, even a lower-cost configuration can handle demanding server tasks or house several virtual servers.

Bottom Line: Slimmer and faster, the Apple iMac 21.5-inch (Late 2012) is the desktop PC to buy if you're looking to avoid the whole touch-screen conundrum. The new iMac upgrades components, looks great, and has the power to do real work in a business or at home.

Bottom Line: Dell continues to push the envelope in feature set and capabilities in its PowerEdge server line—enterprise-level servers targeted to the SMB. The T620 is custom-made for fault-tolerance, redundancy and virtualization.

Bottom Line: One of the most aesthetically beautiful business servers we've ever seen, this tiny, peppy machine makes for a quiet desktop server that's perfect for light-duty home and SMB server tasks.

Bottom Line: Not yet reviewed by editors.

Bottom Line: A step up from Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 is faster and stuffed with must-have features for Windows networks. But the platform's push for 64-bit operation may make some folks wait.

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Software (Swiftpage)
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Personal Computer (WD)
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Kitchen (Dreamfarm)
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  • Safe on non stick cooking pots and pans. Scoops small foods (corn, peas, legumes, etc.)
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