Microsoft SBS 2011

Designed and priced for small businesses with up to 75 users, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard delivers enterprise-class server technology in an affordable, all-in-one solution. Windows Small Business Server 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:

  • A great way to manage email with the powerful new Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 SP1. Securely access and manage your communications—e-mail, voice mail, instant messaging, and more—from virtually any platform, Web-browser, or device.
  • A powerful collaboration suite with Microsoft SharePoint® Foundation Services 2010. Enable your employees to access and share your business documents with exciting features and capabilities that help you collaborate securely online—no matter where you are.
  • A rich platform to run your business applications. SBS 2011 Standard allows you to take advantage of the vast library of applications compatible with Windows Server 2008R2 technologies.
  • A simple installation/migration path to limit your downtime. SBS 2011 Standard has been designed to simplify the experience of upgrading or installing a new server.

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Features at-a-Glance

Product Features Functions
Help Protect Business DataSimplified Backup for Business Data

Automatically back up files with features that enable businesses to restore accidentally deleted files and recover the data on the network that may have been lost in disastrous events.

Client Protection

Monitors client computers for antivirus status, update compliance, and overall security health.

Network-wide Protection

Complete, network-wide security with integrated state of the art protection technologies.

Simplify Small Business ITSimplified Management

From one administrative console, get a comprehensive view of the health and security of PCs and servers in a business environment, making it easier to manage common IT tasks and address technology issues before they occur.


Help ensure that each PC on the network is secure by automatically managing the Windows firewall on business servers and PCs and configuring them to best practices.


Responds to changing business conditions with the flexibility to adjust email to the organization’s unique needs and a simplified way to help keep e-mail continuously available for end users.

Increase Business ProductivityA Fully On-Premise Small Business Solution

Incorporates best-of-breed 64-bit product technologies to deliver a complete server solution environment well suited for small businesses. The product technologies include Exchange Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Windows Server Update Services.

Platform Scalability

Designed to provide a range of solutions tailored to meet the needs of small business customers at various stages of growth. Support critical line-of-business applications and run them on a secure award winning platform.

Online Collaboration

Get things done from virtually wherever and whenever. With Office Web Apps (included in SharePoint Foundation 2010), users can view, create, and edit documents anyplace with an Internet connection.

Remote Web Access

Enable your customers to stay connected by taking advantage of Windows Small Business 2011 Standard enterprise class e-mail, contacts, calendar and communications with new Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 Standard. Access is easy with the new and improved Remote Web Access.

Greater Business InsightInformation Organization

Reduce the amount of time spent trying to manage, find and save business information—centrally store, organize, share and even search critical data.

Enhanced Support for Line-of-Business Applications with Premium Add On

Run a vast number of line-of-business applications on an additional server, and enjoy the powerful data management and analysis solutions that makes it possible to use many server-based business applications.

If you have limited IT resources but still need to run a large number of applications, you should consider using the Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add On to complement your SBS 2011 Standard deployment. Because the Premium Add-on includes SQL Server 2008 R2 for Small Businesses, it offers a dedicated, highly effective data management solution to run those applications that require a centralized database and shared information among users. Also with the Premium Add-on you have access to technologies like Hyper-V or Remote Desktop Services that Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard provides.