For small to mid-size businesses, Windows Server Essentials is still the reliable and cost-effective solution.
Windows Server Essentials is an integrated server package by Microsoft to cater the needs of small and midsize enterprises with limited users and devices as well. Surprisingly, it has been the big thing for small businesses for more than 13 years. With the launching of Windows Server 2016, it is essential to assess the things making Windows Server Essentials must for small to mid-size businesses.
Small business with up to 20-30 employees lacks resources and money to build big server rooms to manage emails, database, website, documentation and information. This is why they find Windows Server Essentials as the ultimate solution for all their needs.
Why stick with Windows Server Essentials when you have office 365 in the cloud?
Well, the main reason is that small businesses want more local controls, installation of basic services and active participation on local servers.
You can make the most of Windows Server Essentials by integrating it with Office 365. This will be great for many admin duties including account management, license assignments, password management, synching mobile devices and other services. You can perform these functions from Office 365 admin center, but Windows Server Essentials’ involvement makes it much easier to keep all things at one place.