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Hewlett Packard Servers are our recommendation for business critical applications.
Each server comes with a 3 year on-site warranty. Optional Care Packs costing less
than $1/day are available which guarantee your hardware will be repaired within 6
hours of placing a call.
We’ve been using a local PC Builder located in West Hartford CT for more than a decade.
The reason is simple. We get the hardware and software we want or need. That is not
the case when ordering a Dell computer for instance. More importantly, if there is
an issue with the hardware, we can generally get that unit repaired and back to the
customer in a day or two.
Microsoft solutions are the primary platform for servers (Small Business Server,
Windows Server) as well as PCs. Other vendors such as Symantec provide value added
products for backups and imaging.
The “Gatekeeper” for your network is the firewall that sits between your computers
and the Internet. Sonicwall provides Enterprise-class firewalls for Small Businesses.
Their firewalls also have a “Comprehensive Security Suite” option which restricts
your users from visiting undesirable sites. It also monitors all traffic for viruses
The GFI VIPRE Antivirus Business product line gives you seamless, tightly-integrated
security solutions that deliver antivirus and antispyware protection, client firewall,
and malicious website filtering technologies that protect against the ever-changing
and sophisticated wave of malware in a comprehensive, highly efficient manner.
Reflexion is a “hosted” solution for your email. That means your email is sent to
their servers for inspection before being forwarded to your on-site email server.
The emails are checked for viruses and SPAM. Any email determined to be SPAM is quarantined.
They also provide archiving and encryption if desired.