We asked for a quote to upgrade our server for our small business. The server runs QuickBooks, our inventory tracking program, 12 people’s outlook emails and basic document storage.
- Do these components make sense together and sound functional?
- Do the costs seem inline?
- Does this clearly violate any best practices for small businesses?
Intel Server System P4308 with VmWare ESXi free edition, dual Intel Xeon 2609 Processors, 32GB RAM, Dual RAID 1 (4 x600GB enterprise grade 15K SAS hard drives), Dual power supplies, DVD drive, keyboard, mouse. 2 year warranty - all parts and labor. 1 $4950.00
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Server License 1 $840.00
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 User CALs (Client Access Licenses) 10 $1050.00
GFI MailEssentials AntiSpam/AntiVirus– Annual subscription, 10 mailboxes 1 $320.00
Windows 2012 Server Standard, Full version with 5 user CALs 2 $2418.00
Windows 2012 Remote Desktop License 5 $700.00
UPS – Server, APC Smart-UPS SMT2200, 45 – 60 min. runtime (includes extra shipping) 1 $940.00
APC UPS network monitor card 1 $295.00
Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Business, Key only, download, no disk). Need 1 license per computer. 12 $2640.00
Professional Services: Server 2012 install (x2), Convert current Windows 2003 Server and domain to Server 2012 and Active Directory 2012, Move AD functions from old server to new (Domain controller, FSMO roles, DHCP, DNS). Move Quickbooks, cWhere, company data/docs, email, printers. 60 5700.00