Windows Server 2012 R2 | Retail version - Pricing & Licensing
Windows Server 2012 R2- which is at the heart of Microsoft’s revolutionary new Cloud OS platform brings Microsoft’s experience to delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure across the globe. It was released on October 18 2013. R2 delivers new features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, web and application platform, and more. Transform your IT operations to reduce costs and deliver a new level of business value with Windows Server. A further update, formally designated Windows Server 2012 R2 Update, was released in April 2014. It is a cumulative set of security, critical and other updates. Windows Server 2012 R2 is derived from the Windows 8.1 Code Base, and runs only on x86-64 processors.
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Windows Server 2012 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. "Windows Server 2012 R2" offers a scalable, multi tenant-aware cloud infrastructure that can help your organization’s distributed and mobile workforce connect more securely across premises and enable IT to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently. The following information provides an overview of your key licensing options.
Datacenter edition - is ideal for customers who want to have a highly virtualized private and hybrid cloud environment. As always, it provides access to all the product features and enables unlimited instances of Windows Server with each license, enabling your virtual environment to grow as you do. The licensing for Datacenter edition will continue to be processor plus CAL (Client Access License), with each license covering up to two physical processors on a single server.
Standard edition - is ideal for those customers who want to have a physical or lightly virtualized environment. This edition enables you to run up to two virtual instances of Windows Server with each license and provides all the same features as Datacenter edition. The licensing for Standard edition will continue to be processor plus CAL, with each license covering up to two physical processors on a single server, just like Datacenter edition.
Essentials edition - is ideal for small businesses that have up to 25 users and want to have a simpler, pre-configured connection to cloud-based services. This edition enables you to run a single virtual instance of Essentials. The licensing for Essentials will continue to be a server license for a two processor server that does not require CALs.
Foundation edition - is ideal for small businesses that have up to 15 users and want a general purpose server. The licensing for Foundation has not changed; it continues to be a server license for a one-processor server that does not require CALs and is sold only through OEM (original equipment manufacturer). Contact us for this edition.
Add as many users as you’d like by purchasing a Windows Server CAL for each user.
Build scalable, high-performance, highly available storage solutions using industry-standard hardware so your services can be continuously available too.
Multiple Server Management
Use a single dashboard to view take action across multiple servers through a single relevant dashboard in Server Manager.
Windows Failover Clustering
Group two or more physical servers and use automatic failover to increase availability during planned or unplanned downtime.
Standard edition - license allows to run only two virtual machines.
Datacenter edition - on a single physical host with this license, you can run an unlimited number of virtual machines (recall that these virtual machines can be easily activated using AVMA - Automatic Virtual Machine Activation).
If you need to convert your Windows Server 2012 R2 Evaluation version to Retail and Licensed(activated) version for your work, business or production (you will need a valid & New Retail version license, if not purchased from us), please check this link: Convert Evaluation to Retail version. And visit here for Automatic VM Activation License Key. Please note: Your host server must be activated by a Retail/OEM/Volume License at first.