We are needing to replace our Server Hardware and the IT are telling us that we need to upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012.
Which of course means an additional 5K of Software (Do they get a Commission?)
The Question is - Do we NEED to upgrade?
What are the Advantages?
We have 25 Users and all they use is an accounting system (That runs on SQL Server) and Outlook with the occasional Excel and Word Document.
Would 2012 be Significantly Faster for the Users?
(A Lot of what I see about the Advantages are for the IT Guys in Setup and Administration)
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