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ASSIGNMENT 2Subject:Submitted to:Submitted by:Rajwinder Kaur MassonSID:1
Assignment 2You have been contracted by an accounting firm that is looking tomodernise their systems. In particular, they wish to set up a server intheir office to:Provide a basic web presenceMaintain a file server to manage the financial documents of theirclientsKeep a database of clients and their contact detailsAs this is an accounting firm, they require security and reliability ascore considerations.You need to write a proposal for the firm covering:Which Operating System the server should use (Windows orLinux are both options) explaining why your choice should beselected over the alternativesWhat software should be used, with basic details on how it willbe installedA security plan for the server - who should have access, howfiles will be secured, and how to ensure that security is maintainedA plan for managing backupsThe report should be between 1500 and 2000 words.2
BACKGROUNDAn accounting firm requires to install a reliable business server inorder to provide quality service and improve routine work operations.The requirements of the server are to modify the web function, fileserver to manage client’s financial information and database.PROPOSALA plan for best operating system to set up the serverInstallation steps of accounting softwareSecurity plan for the serverBackup management planRECOMMENDED OPERATING SYSTEM (OS)Microsoft(MS) Windows OS is the best suggestion as MicrosoftWindows is the top choice of growing and renowned businesses.Microsoft Windows is full-memory protected, easier than Linux andmulti-tasking operating system (OS). MS Windows is the mostapproved OS used by web hosting providers.MS Window is the most user friendly OS and easy to install software.MS Windows is considered as commercial source iptables basedfirewall tool to protect the server from hackers and virus. MSWindows can run on any servers and large platforms such assupercomputers and mainframes. MS Windows OS is used by largeresearch companies, hospitals, education providers and generalpublic.The following features will explain why the accounting firm shouldopt MS Window OS over Linux:-USER FRIENDLY:Microsoft Windows is considered as most userfriendly operating system (OS). The user can quickly complete thetasks by a few clicks rather than writing numerous lines of codes asLinux. The user interface is easily adjustable and much better as3

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