Server 2012 filesharing and Apple's AFP ?

Just curious if anyone has a recommended solution for implementing a new Windows 2012 Standard Server with the majority of PC's being windows but at least 10 or more MAC's also needing to access the data shares.
I understand there are speed issues with afp over Windows SMB etc?
I've found this :-
http://www.acronis.com/en-us/support/documentation/ExtremeZ-IP/index.html#30015.html

not sure if this is the best solution to ensure the MAC's work well accessing the data within Windows Server environment?

any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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Lord_GarfieldCommented:
Its not a problem at all.

Here is a quick youtube video that shows how to join a mac to AD : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qR8sjuLT_M

Else you can just connect to the share with finder and specify username and password. It works. I do it all the time.

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