With Windows Server 2012 R2 you can scale to run your most important workloads with robust recovery options. You'll achieve value quickly with a wide range of cost-effective, high-performance storage options and simplified delivery of multi-tenant IT services. You can build, deploy, operate, and monitor applications on premises and in the cloud. Empower users with secure access to corporate resources on the devices they choose. Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard is perfect for: Any business with 25 or more users that wants to leverage the performance and scalability of Windows Server. Unlimited users: Add as many users as you'd like by purchasing a Windows Server CAL for each user. Secure Anywhere Access: Provide secure remote access to your mobile workers and automatic VPN connections to enable your users to sync their work files from a corporate server to their devices. Storage: Build scalable, high-performance, highly available storage solutions using industry-standard hardware so your services can be continuously available too. Virtualization: Take advantage of the cost savings of virtualization and maximize server hardware investments by consolidating your servers as virtual machines on a single physical host. Multiple Server Management: Use a single dashboard to view take action across multiple servers through a single relevant dashboard in Server Manager. Windows Failover Clustering: Group two or more physical servers and use automatic failover to increase availability during planned or unplanned downtime.
Simple and cost-effective
Virtualization: Run up to two virtual machines on up to two CPUs
Full OEM Version of Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition