SBS 2003 handles our email and files, do I need a backup server
Posted on 2008-06-12
I have just setup a SBS 2003 server which works great. It is going to handle all our email via as of the weekend, rather than use a smart host etc. The server also handles all the company files too. I am a little green on server procedures and would like some guidance.
The server has an external RAID drive attached to the network which the server backs up its drives to.
My worry is that should the sever ever blow-up, crash or fail, then it may take several days to replace the server or repair it. In the meantime we will have no email.
Do I need a backup server or is there another option perhaps with backup email provider, what would you suggest.