10 Reasons Your Business Needs OS X Mountain Lion Server

10 Reasons Your Business Needs OS X Mountain Lion Server

Expectations are that Apple will release Mountain Lion next week. They’ll be launching Mountain Lion Server at the same time. It’s a revolutionary server platform in many ways, not the least is that it’ll only cost $19.99.

Cult of Mac, via MacDailyNews:

Mountain Lion Server includes the basic server functionality that you’d expect from a product intended for the small to mid-size business (SMB) market. That means features like file sharing, network printing, client backups, website hosting, VPN, email services, centralized contacts for an organization, and shared calendaring. All of that is important and Mountain Lion Server seems destined to make those services easy to set up and manage.

To go along with those basic features, Mountain Lion Server comes with some amazing functionality for business or workgroups.

The article says these are the 10 reasons why your business needs OS X Mountain Lion Server:

  • Profile Manager
  • Collaboration and document/project management
  • Self-servicing portal
  • iPad/iWork integration
  • Push notifications
  • RADIUS for small business
  • Streamlined management
  • Next steps advice
  • Active Directory integration
  • Enterprise features

If you’re a small to mid-sized business, the article linked above bears reading. It goes into much more detail on the above feature than we can in the space available.

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