The Windows Server 2003 family takes the best of Windows 2000 Server technology and makes it easier to deploy, manage, and use. The result: a highly productive infrastructure that helps make your network a strategic asset for your organization. Windows Server 2003 includes all the functionality customers need today from a Windows server operating system to do more with less, such as security, reliability, availability, and scalability. In addition, Microsoft has improved and extended the Windows server operating systems to incorporate the benefits of Microsoft .NET for connecting information, people, systems, and devices. Windows Server 2003 is the fastest, most reliable, most secure Windows server operating system ever offered by Microsoft. Windows Server 2003 delivers dependability by: providing an IT infrastructure that delivers fundamental value: improved reliability, better availability, and increased scalability; including an application platform with built-in traditional application server functionality on top of extensive operating system capabilities; integrating an information worker infrastructure that helps keep business information secure and accessible. Windows Server 2003 provides the tools that simplify deployment, management, and administration and maximize productivity. Windows Server 2003 does this by: providing flexible tools that help match your design and deployment to your organizational and network needs; helping you manage your network proactively by enforcing policy, automating tasks, and simplifying updates; helping you lower support overhead by letting users do more on their own. Windows Server 2003 provides an extensible application platform for quickly building solutions that keep employees, partners, systems, and customers connected. Its achieved by: providing an integrated Web server and streaming media server that helps you quickly, easily, and securely create dynamic intranet and Internet Web sites; offering built-in services t
Designed for small organizations and departmental use, Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, delivers intelligent file and printer sharing, secure Internet connectivity, centralized desktop policy management, and Web solutions that connect employees, partners, and customers. Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, provides high levels of dependability, scalability, and security. It takes the best of Windows 2000 Server technology and makes it easier to deploy, manage, and use. The result is a highly productive operating system that is secure, reliable, highly available, and scalable.
New technologies, such as the common language runtime, strengthen security to help safeguard networks from malicious or poorly designed code. In addition, improvements to Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, public key infrastructure (PKI), and Kerberos make it easier to secure Windows Server 2003. New and improved file and print services in Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, also make storage and backup easier while significantly reducing the demands on system administrators. Also, file and print services are improved with the addition of the Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) remote document sharing technology. Enhancements to the Distributed File System (DFS) and Encrypting File System (EFS) allow for powerful, flexible file sharing and storage as well.
Networking improvements and new features in the Windows Server 2003 family extend the versatility, manageability, and dependability of network infrastructures. Windows Server 2003 makes it easier than ever for you to stay connected to their centralized systems from anywhere and on any device. Microsoft has built significant networking enhancements in Windows Server 2003, including Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPoE), and Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) over network address translation (NAT). And with the optimized, native support of Microsoft .NET and XML you get a platform to develop, distribute, and host XML Web services created with .NET.
Note: This is 5 additional Windows Server 2003 Device CALs.