While SQL Remote can provide replication services in many different environments, its features are designed with the following characteristics in mind:
SQL Remote should be a solution even when no administration load can be assigned to the remote databases, as in mobile workforce applications.
Data communication among the sites may be occasional and indirect: it need not be permanent and direct.
Memory and resource requirements at remote sites are assumed to be at a premium.
The following examples show some typical SQL Remote setups.
Server-to-laptop replication for mobile workforces
Server-to-server replication among offices