Windows Server 2012 R2 is the Cloud OS that offers businesses and service providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware cloud-optimized infrastructure. It securely connects across premises and helps IT Professionals to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently.
This Microsoft OS helps customers transform the datacenter, taking advantage of technical advances and new hybrid cloud capabilities to increase resilience, simplify management, reduce cost, and speed delivery of services to the business.
This Microsoft Windows Server provides a wide range of new and enhanced features and capabilities spanning server virtualization, storage, software-defined networking, server management and automation, web and application platform, access and information protection, virtual desktop infrastructure, and more.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 is a proven, enterprise-class cloud and datacenter platform that can scale to run your largest workloads while enabling robust recovery options to protect against service outages. It helps accelerate time to value by simplifying your underlying infrastructure. Also it allow you to reduce cost by taking advantage of industry-standard hardware.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Benefits:
New and enhanced features allow you to take advantage of even better performance and more efficient capacity utilization in your datacenter, helping you increase the agility of your business. Windows Server 2012 R2 offers a proven, enterprise-class virtualization and cloud platform that can scale to continuously run your largest workloads while enabling robust recovery options to protect against service outages.
Simple and cost-effective
Windows Server 2012 R2 also gives you resilient, multi-tenant-aware storage and networking capabilities for a wide range of workloads. It delivers these capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other solutions, through the use of low-cost, industry-standard hardware. With automation of a broad set of management tasks built-in, Windows Server 2012 R2 simplifies the deployment of major workloads and increases operational efficiencies.
This OS helps you build, deploy and scale applications and web sites quickly, and with more flexibility than ever before. In concert with Windows Azure VM and System Center 2012 R2. It unlocks improved application portability between on-premises environments and public and service provider clouds. That increase flexibility and elasticity of your IT services. Server provides a scalable, highly available platform for mission-critical applications. Also it offers enhanced support for open standards, open source applications and various development languages.
Windows Server 2012 R2 makes it easier to deploy a virtual desktop infrastructure. It can lower storage costs significantly by supporting a broad range of storage options and VHD de-duplication. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure makes it possible for users to access IT from virtually anywhere. That provides them a rich Windows experience while ensuring enhanced data security and compliance.
Server enables you to provide access to corporate resources and helps protect critical business information. You can manage identities across your datacenter and federated into the cloud, provide flexible remote access to applications and resources.
- Processor Minimum: 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
- RAM Minimum: 512 MB
- Disk space Minimum: 32 GB
You also must have the following:
- Gigabit (10/100/1000baseT) Ethernet adapter
- DVD drive (if you intend to install the operating system from DVD media)
The following items are not strictly required, but are necessary for certain features:
- Super VGA (1024 x 768) or higher-resolution monitor
- Keyboard and Microsoft® mouse (or other compatible pointing device)
- Internet access (fees may apply)
Size: 4.23 GB