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Hi,
I need to create an intranet for use within our WAN, the main components I want to include are a message board and a document upload/download section.  I plan to install and host the intranet on a Windows 2003 Std. Server, other servers within the organisation are made up of SBS 2003 and Std. Server 2003.  External users in remote offices will also need web access to same.  I'd appreciate suggestions on what software to use to create it and any other relevant information r.e. making it available online etc.  Thanks
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What would be easiest is to implement a prebuilt CMS, content management system. Some are free and most cost significantly, but they are well worth it compared to developing it.
Here is a really good resource for comparing CMS, in terms of evaluation and capabilities:
http://cmsmatrix.org/matrix
We are in the process of choosing one and have it narrowed down to a couple and will probably go with the opensource/php/mysql one of the lot JOOMLA!:
http://www.joomla.org/
But, one of the microsoft solutions we are looking at is:
http://www.axcms.net/en_download_axcms_7.AxCMS
AND
http://www.jmdcms.com/(still in beta version)
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