Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

General

Who is Igaware?
What is an Igaware Server?
What software is on an Igaware Server?
How often are software updates released?
What can an Igaware Server do?
How many users can an Igaware Server handle?
What is the hardware specification?
Is Igaware compatible with Windows?
Will Igaware work with Apple Macs?
How do I configure an Igaware Box?
What does an Igaware Server cost?
Can we have a server without support?

Answers

Who is Igaware?
A private UK company established in 1999.

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What is an Igaware Linux Small Business Serverr?
A multi-functional server that delivers essential IT services; email, file serving, data backup, Internet security.

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What type of software is on an Igaware Server?
The operating system used is Linux, specifically Igaware Linux. Applications are a combination of open source and in-house engineered software modules, security hardened and debugged over 16 years.

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How often are updates released?
Updates are released automatically, everyday. This is what makes Igaware different; the whole software bundle, including the operating system and all applications, are constantly updated.

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What can an Igaware Linux Small Business Server do?
The Igaware linux Small Business Server is multi-functional, delivering a choice of services including; firewall/vpn, email filtering, email serving/groupware, web filtering, file serving and backup.

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How many users can an Igaware Server handle?
Our entry level server supports at least 20 users. Our top of the range servers can support hundreds.

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What is the hardware specification?
There is a choice of micro servers, tower servers and rack mounted servers. These are configured according to customer requirements and include RAID as standard.

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Is Igaware compatible with Windows?
Yes. It will work with all version of Windows and it integrates with Active Directory Server.

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Will Igaware work with Apple Macs?

Yes. An Igaware Box will work with pretty much any desktop operating system.

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How do I configure an Igaware Box?
A box is configured through a set of web pages held on the box, accessed via a web browser. See the online demo.

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What does an Igaware Server cost?
Servers start from £395 and support and updates start from £50 a month. Please get in touch for a quote.

Can we have a server without support?
No. A system that is secure and up to date is vital if it is to be ran as server for your business.

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