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Top New Features in Windows Server 2016

Safeguard your business
Microsoft technologies have security built-in to help safeguard data across devices and apps onsite or in the cloud, and help you recover from business disruptions.
  • Just in Time & Just Enough Administration
  • Windows Defender for malware protection
  • Trusted/Secure boot
  • Shielded Virtual Machines
  • Host Guardian Services
Improve IT efficiency & productivity
To help deliver increased efficiency and maximize your IT investment, Microsoft's technology gives you the business tools of a much larger company, at the right price.
  • Enhanced Containers
  • Stretch Clusters
  • Rolling Cluster OS upgrades
  • Storage Spaces Direct
  • Storage Replica
  • Storage Quality of Service
Ready for the cloud
Whether you are moving to the cloud now or in the future; Get the best of both worlds, Microsoft technologies are designed for hybrid cloud IT environments.
  • Encrypted Virtual Machines and Containers
  • Azure Backup, Azure Storage, Azure Site Recovery
  • Azure Active Directory
  • RSMT Azure Remote Server Management Tools
  • Operations Manager Suite

 

Windows Server 2016 Editions

Essentials Edition
Small companies with basic IT needs purchasing first server; likely small or no dedicated IT department.
  • 25 users / 50 devices: No server CALS required
  • 1 physical or virtual
  • Must be root of domain
Standard Edition
SMBs that need advanced features, support for distributed office locations, and require a flexible way to virtualize their environment.
  • Unlimited, based on CALs
  • 2 VMs OR 2 Hyper-V containers
  • Unlimited Windows Server containers
Datacenter Edition
Companies of all sizes that have demanding IT workloads, require advanced storage, virtualization and application deployment.
  • Unlimited, based on CALs
  • Unlimited VMs
  • Unlimited Hyper-V containers
  • Unlimited Windows Server containers
  • Storage features including: Storage Replica and Storage Spaces Direct
  • New Networking Stack
  • Shielded VMs and Host Guardian Service

 

 

ASI SKU Description
189611 Windows Server Standard 2016 64Bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD 16 Core
189612 Windows Server Standard 2016 64Bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD 24 Core
189613 Windows Server CAL 2016 English 1pk DSP OEI 1 Clt Device CAL
189614 Windows Server CAL 2016 English 1pk DSP OEI 5 Clt Device CAL
189615 Windows Server CAL 2016 English 1pk DSP OEI 1 Clt User CAL
189616 Windows Server CAL 2016 English 1pk DSP OEI 5 Clt User CAL
189619 Windows Server Essentials 2016 64Bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD 1-2CPU

 

Windows Server 2012 R2
At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS 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.
 

Enterprise-class Improve performance and scale capacity more efficiently to run your largest workloads while enabling robust recovery options to protect against outages.
Application focused With enhanced support for open frameworks, you can build, deploy, and scale applications and websites with more flexibility by unlocking application portability between on-premises environments and public and service provider clouds.
Simple and cost-effective
Deliver multi-tenant-aware storage and networking multi-tenancy capabilities for storage and networking on low-cost, industry-standard hardware.
User-centric
Deploy a virtual desktop infrastructure and lower storage costs significantly using a broad range of storage options and VHD deduplication.
ASI SKU Description 
144409 Windows Server Standard 2012 (DVD) R2 2 CPU/VM
144453 Windows Server Standard 2012 R2 4 CPU/VM
144455 Windows Server Data Center 2012 (DVD) R2 2 CPU/VM
144456 Windows Server Data Center 2012 R2 4 CPU/VM
128359 Windows Server 2012 CAL 1 User
128361 Windows Server 2012 CAL 1 Device
128360 Windows Server 2012 CAL 5 User
128362 Windows Server 2012 CAL 5 Device
144454 Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2