Windows Server 2012 Standard 64-bit
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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard for 64-bit computers delivers superior performance in a user-centric interface. The software is designed to integrate global-scale cloud services into your existing infrastructure, allowing you to take your organization to new heights. Whether you’re just integrating cloud-based technologies or are looking for ways to offer workers greater flexibility, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 has the features you need at a price you can afford. Windows Server 2012 Standard is ideal for non-virtualized or lightly virtualized environments. Please note that each license covers two physical processors.
Windows Server 2012 brings Microsoft's experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. Windows Server 2012 offers exciting features and enhancements across virtualization, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, and more. 2012 Standard is ideal for Non-virtualized or lightly virtualized environments. Each license for Windows Server 2012 Datacenter and Standard covers two physical processors, which is the same as for System Center 2012
Enterprise-class: Enhanced features allow you to take advantage of even better performance and more efficient capacity utilization of a datacenter, helping to increase the agility of a business. Windows Server 2012 R2 offers a proven, enterprise-class virtualization and cloud platform that can scale to continuously run the largest workloads while enabling robust recovery options to protect against service outages.
Simple and cost-effective : Windows Server 2012 R2 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.
Application focused: Windows Server 2012 R2 helps build, deploy and scale applications and web sites quickly, and with more flexibility than ever before. Windows Server 2012 R2 provides a scalable, highly available platform for mission-critical applications and offers enhanced support for open standards, open source applications and various development languages.
User-centric: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 R2 makes it possible for users to access IT from virtually anywhere, providing them a rich Windows experience while ensuring enhanced data security and compliance. With Windows Server 2012 R2, you can manage identities across your datacenter and federated into the cloud, provide flexible remote access to applications and resources, and define the resources and level of access users have to information based on who they are, what they are accessing, and what device they are using.