Microsoft has announced the release to manufacturing of Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard edition and Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-on.
“Starting in early January, you’ll find SBS 2011 Standard and Premium Add-On in volume licensing, and from mid-January you’ll be able to download a trial copy.”
Designed and priced for small businesses with up to 75 users, WSBS 2011 Standard delivers enterprise-class server technology in an affordable, all-in-one solution. WSBS 2011 Standard not only helps to protect, access, and manage your information from virtually anywhere, but also allows your business to be more productive by providing.”
If you’ve limited IT resources but still need to run a large number of apps, you should consider using SBS 2011 Premium Add On to complement your SBS 2011 Standard deployment. Because the Premium Add-on includes SQL Server 2008 R2 for SB, it offers a dedicated, highly effective data management solution to run those apps that require a centralized database and shared info among users. Also with Premium Add-on you’ve access to technologies like Hyper-V or Remote Desktop Services that Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard provides.