This edition of Windows Server 2012 is ideal for small business environments, with up to 25 users or 50 devices; no CALs are needed. It has a simple interface and is pre-configured for connectivity to many cloud-based services. It is not licensed for use as both a physical server and a virtual server, though: it can only be used as one or the other.
For more advanced deployments, additional users, or support for more than two CPUs please check out the Standard or Datacenter versions.
|HDD Free Space||160 GB|
- Ideal for small business environments
- Simpler interface, pre-configured connectivity to cloud based services; no virtualization rights
- Licensing Model: Server (25 User Account Limit)
Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 is ideal for small businesses that have as many as 25 users and 50 devices.
*Can be used as one VM or one physical server, but not both at once.
*25 user limit
*Limited to 2 processors
*Does not support Hyper-V
*Does not support Remote Desktop Services
Configure a custom computer with the Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials.