This product is delivered via email to your provided email address for your convenience. Upon request the keycode and / or the original packaging with Certificate of Authenticity can be mailed to you. SoftwareMedia stores your keycode which can be accessed anytime under My Account in case you ever need to authenticate the purchase of a genuine license. For more info check out our FAQ PageWindows Server 2008 R2 Standard Server License with Software Assurance
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard is the most robust Windows Server operating system to date. With built-in enhanced Web and virtualization capabilities it is designed to increase the reliability and flexibility of your server infrastructure while helping save time and reduce costs. Powerful tools give you greater control over your servers and streamline configuration and management tasks. Plus enhanced security features work to harden the operating system to help protect your data and network and provide a solid highly dependable foundation for your business.
Windows Server Hyper-V the next-generation hypervisor-based server virtualization technology allows you to make the best use of your server hardware investments by consolidating multiple server roles as separate virtual machines (VMs) running on a single physical machine. With Hyper-V you can also efficiently run multiple different operating systems -Windows Linux and others -in parallel on a single server and fully leverage the power of x64 computing. Hyper-V provides a dynamic reliable and scalable virtualization platform combined with a single set of integrated management tools to manage both physical and virtual resources enabling you to create an agile and dynamic data center.
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A Server License is required for each operating system environment running Windows Server. A User/Device CAL is required when a user or device is directly or indirectly accessing a Windows server. Additionally if the user or device is accessing or using Windows Remote Desktop services functionality of Windows Server a Windows Remote Desktop CAL is also required. A minimum of 5 CALs is required.
Brand Microsoft Product Type Full Version License Package Type License with Support Edition Standard Platform PC License Type License & Software Assurance MS Support Software Assurance (SA) Licensing Program Microsoft Open Business