Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision, Windows Server 2012 R2 brings Microsoft's experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. Windows Server 2012 R2 offers exciting features and enhancements across virtualization, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, and more.
Windows Server 2012 R2 is the core of the Microsoft Cloud OS and offers Microsoft's experience in delivering large-scale cloud services in your infrastructure with new features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, access and data security, the Web and application platform, and more.
Powerful tools to save time and reduce costs
Server Management and Automation
Web and Application Platform
Access and Information Protection
Virtual desktop Infrastructure
Compare Windows Server 2012 R2 Editions
|Core functionality of Windows Server|
|OSEs / Windows Server containers with Hyper-V isolation||2||Unlimited|
|Windows Server containers without Hyper-V isolation|
|Host Guardian Service|
|Storage features including Storage Spaces Direct and Storage Replica|
|Shielded Virtual Machines|
|Licensing Model||Specialty servers||Core-based||Core-based|
|CAL Requirements||No CAL required||Windows Server CAL||Windows Server CAL|
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter is the ideal edition for customers with highly virtualized private and hybrid cloud environments. It provides a virtualization flat rate thanks to the unlimited virtual use rights.
|Delivery||Digital Delivery (Email)|
|Delivery Time||5 Minutes|
|Licence Use||Home and Commercial|
|Core Licensing||16 Cores|
|Users||1 Admin User|
|Copyright||All trademarks and trade names are the properties of Microsoft.|