We are a small business 5-10 employees, and would like to know what are the major benefits of moving from a simple network/WORKGROUP to a windows-domain.
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In a small network like yours, you may not notice the importance of using domain controllers.
However, you will find it really essential to have centralised management/control of your computers when the network becomes larger.
Windows domain controllers provide very powerful control over your network computers as opposed to workgroup. In the latter, you need to control each computer by its own.