Microsoft Windows Server powers many of the worlds’ largest datacenters, enables small businesses around the world, and delivers value to organizations of all sizes in between.

Windows Server redefines the server category, delivering hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation, and more. Simply put, Windows Server helps you transform your IT operations to reduce costs and deliver a whole new level of business value. Windows Server includes a robust set of technologies for optimum flexibility and offers the following capabilities among others:

Server Virtualization:

Windows Server with Hyper-V provides a complete virtualization platform, providing increased scalability and performance with an elastic and flexible solution from the datacenter to the cloud. It’s now easier than ever for organizations to realize cost savings from virtualization and to optimize server hardware investments.

VDI:

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 makes it possible for users to access IT from virtually anywhere on popular devices, providing them a rich Windows experience while ensuring enhanced data security and compliance.

Networking:

Windows Server provides an array of new and enhanced features that help reduce networking complexity, making it easier to connect users to IT resources, efficiently manage your datacenter and private clouds, and easily link your infrastructure with public cloud services.

Identity and Access:

Windows Server makes it easier for administrators to protect corporate resources, build strong data access management and protection, and simplify the deployment of identity management infrastructure.

Storage:

Windows Server provides greater efficiency, performance, and innovation through diverse storage choices. New features and enhancements for disk, network, and storage area network storage solutions provide greater choice and flexibility while ensuring high availability and uptime.

Server Management and Automation:

Windows Server offers excellent total cost of ownership as an integrated platform with comprehensive, multi-server manageability that provides increased management efficiency, simplified deployment of servers and server roles, and resilient automation.

Web and Application Platform:

Windows Server provides enormous flexibility through hybrid, symmetrical, and web-based applications on-premises and in the cloud, increased scalability and elasticity for applications, and enhanced support for open frameworks and open source.