Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials (School Licenses)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials is licensed on a per server basis, and has a 25-User account limit. Windows Server 2012 Essentials is a server license. It does not require CALs and supports up to 25 users.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials is the latest version of Windows Small Business Server Essentials. It is a cloud enabled first server with an intuitive user interface. It can run on physical servers with up to two processors and has been designed for small businesses with up to 25 users.
An ideal server for small businesses, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides a powerful and flexible solution that helps protect your business data while allowing you to access the information you need from virtually anywhere by using almost any device.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides easier setup, installation, and migration experiences, a simplified management experience, and better network-wide security features. It incorporates the latest Microsoft technologies for management, networking, data storage and backup, security, and document and printer sharing. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides integration capabilities for cloud-based applications and services, allowing you the flexibility to choose the best environment for your line-of-business and collaboration solutions.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials allows you to retain core network and security features in your local environments, and also includes technologies to enable robust integration with cloud-based services. This allows end-users to work in ways that are familiar to them, while at the same time making it easier to take advantage of the growing set of offerings available in the cloud through platforms such as Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure.
With Windows Server 2012 Essentials, you can:
- Protect and secure your business. The server’s intuitive user experience and powerful data protection features, such as full client PC backup, can simplify your life and help you focus on your core business. Windows Server 2012 Essentials leverages several new features available in Windows Server 2012 to provide greatly improved data protection capabilities. The new Storage Spaces feature allows you to aggregate the physical storage capacity of disparate hard drives, dynamically add hard drives, and create data volumes with specified levels of resilience. Windows Server 2012 Essentials can perform complete system backups and bare-metal restores of the server and the client computers that are connected to the network—now with support for volumes larger than 2 terabytes.
- Access your resources from virtually everywhere by using almost any device. Empower your remote workforce with the freedom to work where and when they choose with an Internet connection and web browser. The Remote Web Access feature provides a stream-lined, touch-friendly browser experience for accessing applications and data from virtually anywhere you have an Internet connection and by using almost any device.
- Leverage the power and flexibility of cloud-based services on your terms. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials helps you run your business operations, be more efficient, and enjoy competitive advantages by making it easier than ever to use and manage cloud-based applications and services, on-premises applications, or a combination of both.
- Monitor the health of your environment. Windows Server 2012 Essentials monitors its own health status and the status of client computers running Windows 7, Windows 8, and Mac OS X version 10.5 and above. Health status notifies you of potential issues related to computer backups, server storage, low disk space, and more. These alerts, and the prescriptive guidance they include, allow you to respond to and correct issues proactively—before they become problems that impact productivity.
This product can only be ordered by Schools, Public Museums, and Public Libraries. This is a special license product, and does not include printed boxes and manuals. License is custom-created by Microsoft for the end-user -- so the order will take approximately 5 days to process. Customer will receive delivery of licenses electronically - including instructions for downloading installation software, and volume license serial numbers. As this product is a custom license, this product is not returnable.
Customers can choose to purchase Microsoft Software Assurance on their licenses. With Microsoft's 24-Month Software Assurance, your licenses will receive all updates and upgrades on this product for a period of 24-Months from the date of issue of the license. Protect your software investment and ensure that you have access to the most current technology. At the end of the 24-Month Software Assurance plan period, you can renew Software Assurance for a further period 24-Month period. Call us at 800-433-6326 with any questions about the Microsoft Software Assurance.