Microsoft Windows Server Standard 2008 R2 64-Bit English DVD (5 CAL)

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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is the next generation of the Windows Server operating system that helps information technology (IT) professionals maximize control over their infrastructure while providing unprecedented availability and management capabilities, leading to a significantly more secure, reliable, and robust server environment than ever before. Windows Server 2008 delivers new value to organizations by ensuring all users regardless of location are able to get the full complement of services from the network. Windows Server 2008 also provides deep insight into the operating system and diagnostic capabilities to allow administrators to spend more time adding business value. Windows Server 2008 builds on the success and strengths of the award-winning Windows Server 2003 operating system and on the innovations delivered in Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2003 R2. However, Windows Server 2008 is far more than a refinement of predecessor operating systems. Windows Server 2008 is designed to provide organizations with the most productive platform for powering applications, networks, and Web services from the workgroup to the datacentre with exciting, valuable new functionality and powerful improvements to the base operating system.



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Minimum Processor Requirements

1.4GHz Processor

Recommended Processor Requirements

2 GHz Pentium Processor or Higher

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Recommended Display Requirements

Super VGA (800x600) or higher resolution




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  • Simplified Web server management with Internet Information Services 7.0, which is a powerful Web platform for applications and services. This modular platform provides a simplified, task-based management interface, greater cross-site control, security enhancements, and integrated health management for Web services
  • Task based interface simplifies common management Web server tasks
  • Cross-site copy allows you to easily copy Web site settings across multiple Web servers without additional configuration
  • Delegated administration of applications and sites so you can give control to different parts of the Web server to those who need it
  • Centralized application access and seamless integration of remotely published applications. Improvements also add the ability to connect to remote applications across firewalls and without the use of a VPN, so you can quickly respond to the needs of your users, regardless of their location
  • New deployments options to provide the most suitable method for your environment
  • Robust and vibrant technical community to provide a rich experience throughout the product life cycle
  • Protection of your server with security innovations that reduce attack surface area of the kernel, resulting in a more robust and secure server environment
  • Enhanced solutions for intelligent rules and policies creation to increase control and protection over networking functions, allowing you to have a policy-driven network
  • Protection against malicious software with User Account Control with a new authentication architecture
  • Increased dependability with advanced reliability enhancements to reduce loss of access, work, time, data, and control
  • Streamlined installation and management of Windows Server 2008 by installing only the roles and features you need. The customization of the server configuration simplifies ongoing maintenance by minimizing the attack surface area and reducing the need for software updates
  • Increased control over servers located in remote locations, such as the branch office. With optimized server administration and data replication, you can provide users with better service while reducing management headaches

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Catalogue No: EL-01023561