Sign in Windows Server R2 Windows Server R2 captures the experience Microsoft has gained from building and operating public clouds to deliver a highly dynamic, available, and cost-effective server platform for your datacenter and private cloud. The following information provides an overview of your key licensing options. Licensing editions Compare features in all editions to determine the ideal solution for your virtualization and cloud computing needs.
This is a polished update of a definitive release of Windows Server that has improvements and new features for companies from small to large. Some of the best features, take features that have been reserved for large companies with large budgets and large support teams and make them accessible to much smaller businesses; if you need continuous availability or thin-provisioned, de-duplicated storage, you can do it on budget hardware. Standard and Datacenter editions And you don't need to worry about which version of Windows Server you're getting; all the features are in both the Standard and Datacenter editions and the only difference is the number of virtual machines you can run.
Windows Server 2012 Standard Install