Just about every small business can benefit from having its own servers and dedicated storage for those servers. But deciding what to buy can be a challenge. The key is to assess your needs accurately. Consider current and future applications your business will run, whether you will host your own e-mail system or Web site, and how fast you anticipate your business growing.
Unless youre extremely tech-savvy, we recommend having a designated network administrator to help you assess and plan or hiring a consultant or value-added reseller. On the following pages, we offer an overview of the technologies and equipment available and guide you through the right questions to ask.
Read on to learn:
- How to choose the right server for your business by assessing performance, cost, space, and other concerns.
- The differences among DAS, NAS, SAN, and SCSI storage devices, and which one is right for you.
- Who the major storage vendors are, including product lines and contact information.
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