How to Choose the Right Server for Your Business
The server has transformed how small businesses operate and with falling costs and improving efficiency, there has never been a better time to find or upgrade a server for your business - but which one should you choose?
All of the big name brands, such as Dell, HP, IBM and Oracle have server platforms aimed at the small business user. It's important to match the needs of your business to the right server type.
To determine this, ask yourself these five questions:
The answers to these questions will give you a clear idea of the kind of server features your business needs. Often, a server can be used to manage mutliple workloads, such as file sharing and data backup. This information can provide a clear roadmap to follow, which will result in a business choosing the right server for its main requirements.
- Are you buying a server for file sharing?
- Will your server be predominantly used for email?
- Does your workforce need to connect to the server remotely?
- Is your server going to be used for data backup?
- How much space do you have available to accommodate a server?
Hanson's Procurement Services
If you are considering an equipment purchase, Hanson can help with the process and explore savings through vendor partnerships.
Organizations can utilize Hanson's single-source capabilities for end-to-end fulfillment services, which involves the oversight of the entire process. Services include evaluating needs, researching solutions and vendors, negotiating quotes for optimal savings, order processing, delivery, and installation.
Hanson customers benefit from vendor relationships, such as Dell's PartnerDirect program, which provides many advantages including preferred pricing and expedited customer servicing.
Contact Hanson for your equipment procurement needs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-245-8468.
Look for Us!
The Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce's 2016 Business Expo will be held on Thursday, May 5 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Decatur Civic Center.
Technology professionals from Hanson will be on hand to discuss technology topics for small businesses and will feature IT security solutions.
Look for Hanson at Booth A-9 in the Expo Hall.