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Choosing between WinServer 2003 standard and SBS 2003 standard

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I need to choose between windows server 2003 standard and sbs 2003 standard. The problem/dilemma is the application that needs to be used, Quickbooks Enterprise. We may need to allow remote access to this program(the accountant) and under windows server 2003 can run it in Terminal Services application sharing mode. without additional software/hardware purchase(except for TS cals).There is 2 additional users on local lan. If we set this up with SBS 2003, can we get the same remote access effect by installing QB in clent/server mode and have accountant access through RWW and logon to addtional (3rd)pc and run QB from there? The other problem is lack of broadband internet, other than satellite, and I realize the issues that come with that.
Otherwise, SBS requires seperate box to run TS in application sharing mode, and is an additional expense.
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I think I may rephrase my question. After reviewing the answers so far, I want to know if connecting remotely to a pc on the SBS network, through the Remote Web Workplace feature of SBS, will allow the remote user to run Quickbooks in a similar fashion to having it setup on a Terminal Server? Can we setup QB Enterprise in client/server mode (back end on SBS), have 2 users running QB on their pc, and then have the third user connect remotely to a third pc, run QB as if at that desktop, without affecting the other 2 users?

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Thank you all for the input. It is a difficult choice due to the lack of true broadband....I would definitely choose SBS over WinServer alone, but we may be forced to do winserver w/TS enabled. Also, the additional cost of satellite w/static ips is very expensive...approx $120.00 + p/month!

I hope the allocaton of points is acceptable...it's my first usage of the service in this way. Again, thanks to all for the help.
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