Windows Server

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud Platform vision, Windows Server 2012 R2 brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure with new features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, the web and application platform, and more.

Get enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud
Bolster IT efficiency and flexibility with faster virtualized application deployment and maintenance. Built on Hyper-V, included in Windows Server, Microsoft virtualization solutions help reduce costs by consolidating more workloads on fewer servers. Increase IT agility and flexibility across on-premises and cloud resources with Microsoft virtualization solutions.

  • Hyper-V overview
  • Competitive Advantages of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V white paper
  • Download the Windows Server 2012 R2 trial with Hyper-V
  • Read the Virtualization Fabric Design Considerations Guide