Recommended infrastructure for small companies (<25 persons):

Network switch manageable: 1Gb per port minimum. Cisco catalyst, Netgear, Zyxel, HPE

UTM appliance (FWnextgen, VPN, IDS/IPS):

Antivirus / security agents :

  • Windows defender (default recommended)
  • EDR client software (crowdstrike / carbon black)
  • Microsoft sysmon

Windows server standard/essentials:

Windows server essentials:

Windows computer:

Windows home prohibited (cannot join a windows domain!)

Windows XP is not supported.

Windows 10 professional recommended. 8 GB RAM, dual-core, SSD 512 GB, Wifi, 15″ screen minimum.

(to benefit of the latest security features, and to be able to join a windows domain: Estimated price for a Windows 10 Pro: 157 Euros (vat included)

Recommended: Microsoft volume license (OPEN):

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