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Benefits of migrating Workgroup to Active Directory domain

During making decisions about company's infrastructure decision-makers face the problem of managing users and equipment located in various locations. Users possess different knowledge about IT things, mainly adapted to their workplace environment. Software, hardware, operating systems, sometimes means nothing for them. Employees are part of departments that can work together or on the contrary - they should not be part of the team. To prevail on this diversity and to ensure an adequate level of security, Microsoft introduced Active Directory, which catalogs users data, computers, peripherals and allows for easier and automated management. There are many companies which started their work on one or few computers, grew slowly and suddenly bloomed to be businesses with hundreds of users. On the other hand the IT environment was not changed accordingly to company needs. Computers was still the part of working group, being really just a collection of independent units. This made it diff…