Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2: or simply R2 for short, is the second release of Windows Server 2008. It isn’t a completely new release, but rather adds additional features and refinements to the existing release. Where an R2 feature is a refinement of a feature that was new in Windows Server 2008. Windows Server 2008 R2 allows you to create solution organizations that are easier to plan, deploy, and manage than previous versions of Windows Server. Windows Server 2008 R2 extends connectivity and control to local and remote resources. This means your organizations can benefit from reduced costs and increased efficiencies gained through enhanced management and control over resources across the enterprise.

Product details: Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

Web | Standard | Enterprise | Datacenter | HPC

Buy Windows Server 2008 R2

RDS CALs - USER or Device

More than 10 available / 42 sold

More than 10 available / 29 sold

Read Me: This is brand new digital version Product & Retail version License. PayPal or credit card through PayPal is the only acceptable payment method for both end security: After receiving your payment we will issue a brand new purchased version license and download link from Microsoft Licensing server and all of them will be sent as a delivery mail by a simple text mail to your email address(which we will receive with your payment). Delivery time: within 5 to 30 minutes if ordered on US Business hour. You must read & agree Microsoft and our terms & conditions before your order: Sale Terms & Conditions.

The Microsoft Windows Server Standard 2008 R2 is an advanced server platform that provides more cost-effective and reliable support for business workloads. It offers innovative features for virtualization, power savings, and manageability and helps make it easier for mobile workers to access company resources.

    • The operating efficiencies offered by virtualization allow organizations to dramatically reduce operational effort and power consumption while increasing IT's flexibility.

    • Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 includes many enhancements that make this release the most robust Windows Server Web application platform yet.

    • Windows Server 2008 R2 is capable of unprecedented workload size, dynamic scalability, and across-the-board availability and reliability.

    • Windows Server 2008 R2 has new features to reduce the ongoing management of Windows Server 2008 R2 and to reduce the administrative effort for common day-to-day operational tasks.

      • Remote Desktop Services in "Windows Server® 2008 R2" provides technologies that enable users to access Windows-based programs that are installed on a Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server, or to access the full Windows desktop. With Remote Desktop Services, users can access an RD Session Host server from within a corporate network or from the Internet.

      • There are two types of Remote Desktop Services client access licenses (RDS CALs):

        • RDS Per User CALs

        • RDS Per Device CALs


Windows Server 2008 R2 History

Windows Server 2008 (sometimes abbreviated as "Win2K8" or "W2K8") is one of Microsoft Windows' server line of operating systems. Released to manufacturing on February 4, 2008, and officially released on February 27, 2008, it is the successor to Windows Server 2003, released nearly five years earlier. A second release, named "Windows Server 2008 R2", was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009.Originally known as Windows Server Codename "Longhorn", Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced its official title (Windows Server 2008) during his keynote address at WinHEC 16 May 2007.

Beta 1 was released on 27 July 2005, Beta 2 was announced and released on 23 May 2006 at WinHEC 2006 and Beta 3 was released publicly on 25 April 2007. Release Candidate 0 was released to the general public on 24 September 2007 and Release Candidate 1 was released to the general public on 5 December 2007. Windows Server 2008 was released to manufacturing on 4 February 2008 and officially launched on 27 February 2008.

Editions: