Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2

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The Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2 Editions are simple, stable, & secure operating systems. Still in widespread use today, the clone of the ever popular Windows 7, these robust solutions are guaranteed to stand the test of time.

Loaded with tools & features, Server 2008 & 2008 R2 are essential for the cost conscious. With a quick download and simple install process. You can get your server up and running in no time with Server 2008 & 2008 R2 from Trusted Tech Team 



Licensing requirements are based on a few things. Most importantly:

# of Processors/Cores
# of Users or Devices that will be accessing the Server


Don't forget you can call and speak with our licensing experts – (855)-202-8140


There are 3 editions with Server 2008 and 2008 R2.  (R2 stands for “Release 2”)

The licensing policy for both are identical. Most users choose 2008 R2 Editions as they are improved upon editions vs 2008, unless you have software specifically requiring 2008.

Licensing Requirements

Server 2008 R2, 2008 Editions

Processing Power (?)

Client Access Licensing (CALs) (?)

Virtual Machines Supported


2 CPU, Max 4 CPU

Per User or Device



2 CPU, Max 8 CPU

Per User or Device



Remote Desktop  

Along with licensing hardware and CALs, each user remote accessing (using mouse and keyboard control) the server needs a Remote Desktop CAL. As with standard CALs, there are licensed in User OR Device format.  You will need to license the maximum number of Users or Devices accessing the server in this way.


*Note – Additional CALs can be purchased and added at any time


Edition Features

Both Standard and Enterprise have identical features. The main reason for any upgrade would be to take advantage of the additional Virtual Machines supported with Enterprise, as well as the processor cap is higher, allowing greater processing power.



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