What is Windows Server Essentials?

Windows Server Essentials is the upgrade path of Windows Small Business Server. It is a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution designed and priced for small businesses to help reduce costs and increase productivity. It is an ideal first server, and can be used as the primary server in a multi-server environment for small businesses. It helps small businesses protect, centralize, organize and access their applications and information from almost anywhere, using virtually any device.