SME Server  is a leading Open Source distribution that provides a powerfull, secure Linux server that meets the networking and communication needs of thousands of individuals, companies and organisations through-out the globe.

SME Server is built on CentOS and uses the publicly available open source binaries from Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

SME Server provides a free alternative to expensive proprietary software and  installs  with the most common funcionality already preconfigured.

SME Server’s advantages include :

  • Ease of setup on diverse hardware;
  • Secure and extremely stable to operate;
  • Cross platform support that is extendible to meet future needs;

SME Server provides the following standard functionality :

  • GUI Administration
  • File and print sharing
  • A robust email server with virus and spam filtering
  • Access to secure email via Webmail , Tablet or Smart phone
  • Stateful Network firewall
  • Antivirus software
  • Secure Remote access
  • A Web application server that includes support for Apache, MySQL, PHP & Python  for a typical ( LAMPP ) environmnet
  • RAID and Backup
Plus additional enhancements in the form of downloadable add-ons called  Contributions.