A Solution to the Dilemma of Server Proliferation

There seems no end to the demand for ever-more servers as the Dynamics GP platform continues to expand under Microsoft.

The underpinnings of Dynamics GP are SQL Server for database chores, Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server (MOSS) for workflow, and Exchange 2007 for tying tasks, calendar and email to your financial data, each of which needs its own server. If you have a larger organization you may also need Citrix Servers or Terminal Servers to manage far flung locations and process servers for improved performance.

Whew! What's a CIO, or CFO, to do?

Here's a suggestion: Before you pull out your checkbook to buy additional servers, consider virtualization.


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About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Microsoft MVP for Dynamics GP and the Director of Client Services for Fastpath. He is author or coauthor of five books on Microsoft Dynamics GP. Mark has been working with Dynamics GP and its predecessors since 1999. He is a Florida licensed CPA and holds an MBA from Rollins College.

Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013Mark's new book, Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013, is available now.





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