Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Open License
Give your business the kind of server experience your employees need to work at their most efficient, no matter where they are. Give them Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter.
What Is Microsoft Windows Server?
Windows Server is Microsoft’s server operating system. It includes the expected Windows-level usability for both users and administrators. It also has advanced features that provide improvements on every level of server function, from server management, to data storage and security, to application operation, to communication.
What Is R2?
R2 refers to “release 2,” and it is used to show that this is the upgraded version of Microsoft Windows Server 2012. It includes upgrades on numerous features and overall improvements in usability. However, it remains built on the same operating system, so it does not get a separate edition title.
What Is the Datacenter Edition?
Every Microsoft Windows Server version includes several different editions, each one with different features and abilities, which makes them ideal for different businesses. The Datacenter edition is the most powerful and advanced for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2. It includes all advanced features as well as far more advanced capabilities.
With Datacenter, the server is able to use up to 2 TB of RAM (compared to 32 GB in the Standard edition). It can use up to 64 physical CPUs (compared to 4 CPUs in the Standard edition). It can also run up to 8 Failover Clusters (compared to none in the Standard edition).
This results in a much more powerful server on every level.
What Is an Open License?
An Open License is a volume license designed to provide more flexibility to small and midsize businesses. It allows for easy changes in licensing as needed.