What is Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
Building on legacy, Windows Server 2012 datacenter redefines the category, delivering hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation, and more. Simply put, Windows Server 2012 datacenter helps you transform your IT operations to reduce costs and deliver a whole new level of business value.
Features and Benefits
Ideal for highly virtualized private & hybrid cloud environments
Full Windows experience anywhere
Full Windows experience anywhere, with a personalized and rich user experience on popular devices, while adapting to different network conditions quickly and responsively.
Flexible storage, to offer diverse storage choices that deliver performance, efficiency, and while taking advantage of the industry-standard hardware.
Management efficiency, to automate a broader set of management tasks, simplify deployment of major workloads, and provide the path toward full lights-out automation.
Continuous availability, to provide cost-effective, highly available services, with protection against a wide range of failure scenarios.
Enhanced data security and compliance
Enhanced data security and compliance, where central audit and access policies enable fine control of access to data and corporate resources based on strong identity, data classification, and simplified administration for remote access. Instead of paying full price for a new Windows Server virtual machine, you'll only pay the base to compute rate.
Access from virtually anywhere, any device
Access from virtually anywhere, any device, with easier, on demand access to a virtualized work environment, including from branch locations and public connectivity services.