Before you actually start installing Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, you should spend some time and thought planning what your network will look like. Time spent now, before you actually start installing anything, will save you time, energy, and complications later. By designing your network infrastructure, naming conventions, and network security before you actually implement them, you’ll save costly reconfiguration later.
The first tasks in designing a network for your company are
Evaluating the computing needs of the organization
Choosing an Internet connection method and local network type
Selecting network devices
Choosing server hardware
Choosing client hardware ...