I recently installed OS X 10.9 Mavericks on a test drive.
Here is the RichTAkes! Mavericks update report.
I discovered two items of interest last week. First, I’m eligible for a corporate discount on Apple products, which I discovered quite by accident, I was looking for rental car discounts. Secondly, Apple is offering OS X Server for only 19.99 through the App Store. Mavericks 10.9 is required. This might open up loads of possibilities.
When I was the Mac IT guy for a weekly rag back in 2003 I paid around 300.00 for a second-hand copy of AppleShare IP, I don’t remember how many clients it supported. (I still have an un-opened 10 Client version of AppleShare IP 6.3). I used it strictly for the local (LAN) network, and it was capable of some amazing things in OS 9. For twenty bucks, it’d be fun to set up a server again, I have never admined an OS X system before.