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Best Exchange Solution for New Server

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Dear Experts

I have just purchased a new Dell Server for a client with 20 users.  The server comes bundled with Windows Server 2012 - and therefore no Exchange Server.

SBS 2011 would have been the ideal OS for this client.  However I am now wondering as to the best solution to deal with the Exchange requirement.  They are not keen to have their exchange data hosted offsite via a shared exchange server or via office 365. options are (as I see it).

1)  Source a copy of SBS 2011 and format new server - and install SBS 2011
2) Source a copy of Exchange 2013 and install locally on Windows 2012

Can anyone advise on best fit for purpose and cost effective solution?

Many thanks
Nat Wallis
Technical Services Manager

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