Windows Server

The Windows Server operating system and components such as Remote Desktop Services and Active Directory

Windows Server

The Windows Server operating system and components such as Remote Desktop Services and Active Directory

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Several subscription-based licenses include the right to access instances of the Windows client OS hosted on a virtual desktop infrastructure
Windows Server 2012 R2 includes numerous new or improved storage, manageability, identity and virtualization features that may make it a compelling upgrade for enterprises.

Azure RemoteApp, currently in preview, provides Windows client applications on a VDI platform hosted and managed by Microsoft

Windows Server 2012 R2 service can now synchronize on-premises file server shares to remote Windows 7 clients

Updates to high-performance computing (HPC) solutions for Windows emphasize integration with Windows Azure by offering larger compute-intensive instances, better virtual networking, and more flexible scheduling and management

Exchange Server 2013 SP1 became generally available in Feb. 2014, adding Windows Server 2012 R2 support, new features, and fixes

The free Windows Azure Pack allows enterprises and hosters to deploy Windows Azure services without using the Microsoft-hosted Azure offering

Windows Server 2003 and 2003 R2 leave Extended support July 14, 2015, so organizations should already be planning to migrate systems from those versions

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 updates in the first half of 2014 will improve the user interface for mouse and keyboard and deliver other new features

Tiered storage in Windows Server 2012 R2 allows a combination of drive types to balance performance and cost efficiency