Windows Server 2012 R2

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Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 offers businesses an enterprise-class, multi-tenant datacenter and cloud infrastructure that simplifies the deployment of IT services. With Windows Server 2012 R2, your business can achieve affordable, multi-node business continuity scenarios with high service uptime and at-scale disaster recovery.

As an open application and web platform, Windows Server 2012 R2 helps your organisation to build, deploy, and scale modern applications and high-density websites for the datacenter and the cloud.

Windows Server 2012 R2 also enables IT to empower users by providing them with flexible, policy-based resources while protecting corporate information.

Whether your company is a large enterprise, a service provider, or a small or medium-sized business, Windows Server 2012 R2 can help you cloud optimize your business.

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Windows Server 2012 R2 enables you to blend your on-premises solutions with the cloud without having to re-engineer infrastructure, systems management, or applications.

With Windows Server 2012 R2, you can achieve enterprise-class storage for a wide range of workloads at a fraction of the cost of standalone storage solutions. Scale-out file-based storage clusters, virtual storage pooling, and automatic tiering deliver high-performance storage and availability coupled with efficient capacity utilization using industry-standard hardware.

In addition, features such as increased virtual machine density and improved virtual machine performance help you grow your capacity at a lower cost than premium-priced converged infrastructure solutions. And with Hyper-V Network Virtualization, the Hyper-V Extensible Switch, and a multi-tenant edge gateway built-in, Windows Server 2012 R2 offers a seamless and cost-effective software-defined networking solution in-box.

Application focused

Windows Server 2012 R2 enables you to build and deploy applications in your datacenter that utilize higher-level, cloud-based application services and APIs that are compatible with service provider clouds and Windows Azure. This functionality provides improved application portability between on-premises, public, and partner hosted clouds, increasing the flexibility and elasticity of your IT services.

Windows Server 2012 R2 also provides frameworks, services, and tools to increase scalability and elasticity for multi-tenant aware applications and websites. Features such as NUMA-aware scalability, centralized SSL certificate support, and application initialization help improve site density, site scalability, and performance.  The best platform for the .NET framework, Windows Server 2012 R2 also offers enhanced support for open frameworks, open source applications, and various development languages.

User centric

Windows Server 2012 R2 empowers end users by helping provide them access to information and data regardless of the infrastructure, network, device, or application. Your IT staff can provide consistent access to corporate resources by managing and federating user identities and credentials across the organization and into the cloud, while providing secure, always-available access to your corporate network. Windows Server 2012 R2 also makes it easier to deploy a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and lowers costs by supporting a range of storage options and storage de-duplication for VDI.

In addition, Windows Server 2012 R2 helps you better protect information and manage risk by validating user identities, verifying their devices, and taking advantage of data classification.