NAV 2015 for 5 users ..Dedicated server or AWS?

HI,

We are implementing a new server for our corporation. It´s a NAV 2015 for up to 5 users 8GB RAM and 500GB disk.

The question is:

+Dedicated server .. for example a hoster
+Cloud server. We work with AWS

Any recomendations?

Regards
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Kanti PrasadCommented:
Hi

As it depends on both your experience level, the number of visitors you plan on seeing at your site, the budget you have , the security you require. Hence, the below site will give you some insights on space, sharing, security, price plans, costs

http://www.miracletutorials.com/shared-hosting-dedicated-server-virtual-private-server-cloud-hosting-where-do-you-fit-in/

Generally there are 4 types of hosting

Cloud server run on virtual software which saves bills and the resources are optimized. The cost will rise according to storage space. You can use the allocated server without ever dealing with any of the hardware but requires a rather heavy knowledge of web server software to handle effectively. Sometimes there are plans that are often billed by the hour and can easily exceed your budget.

Shared Hosting is when you don't have lot of traffic as RAM or CPU are shared with others.

VPS more amount of RAM and CPU limits, they don’t always offer unlimited bandwidth and storage but has higher learning curve

Dedicated Servers are most conventional, trustworthy and highly recommended way of hosting anything but will be costly to maintain and resources are not fully utilized. Operation system, software are in your control but if there is a hardware issue then it will take longer time to fix.
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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
Contact your ISP and ask them about Microsoft Azure they have package for Microsoft Dynamics its not hosted server but a hosted service. Or go Microsoft direct..

http://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/offers/ms-azr-0033p/

http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/partners/microsoft-corporation/crm/

DirkMare
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heze54Author Commented:
HI both,

Nice links!!!

I´m  still looking for a solution

Regards
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Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
In my view, there is no dilemma. Go AWS and don't look back.

If the choices were between a server on premises and a server in AWS, then there would be a lot of considerations to take into account.

If you already had a colo cage with a cabinet or two, then ditto.

However, plunging a small business into a high maintenance scenario of running a single piece of hardware on some hosting plan is a disservice, especially when IaaS providers like AWS take so much of the overhead off your hands.

I say go AWS, use the enterprise grade options you have there like elastic storage, backup options, and private AMI. You will not have access to such features with nearly any hoster.
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Kanti PrasadCommented:
Hi

To leave the operational headaches (high availability, security, upgrades etc)  to the vendor then go for AWS
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heze54Author Commented:
A++
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