Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Windows server 2012 R2 Essentials edition is flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices

  • Server / Client Deployment
  • For Users and Groups
  • Server Storage
  • Health Reports
  • BranchCache
  • Client Full System Restore
  • Data Protection
  • Remote Web Access

What you will get?

Windows Server 2012 R2 ESSENTIALS License Key
7.50 $12.00 $

Brand

Microsoft

Licensing Type

Retail

Licensing Term

Lifetime / One Time

Users Supported

1 / 2 User

Devices Supported

1 / 2 Device

Delivery Method

Digital Instant Delivery

Platform Supported

Windows

What is Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is an ideal first server that not only helps to reduce costs and increase productivity, but it also can be used as the primary server in a multi-server environment for small businesses. The Essentials Windows Server 2012 enables small businesses to protect, centralize, organize, and access their applications and information from almost anywhere using virtually any device

Features and Benefits

These features were introduced in Essentials edition of Windows Server 2012 to help customers

Server Storage

You can create shared folders on a secondary server while keeping the same Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path prefix. You can specify a space quota for a server folder. You receive an alert when a server folder size grows beyond its defined quota

Data Protection

File History backups are configured per user instead of per device. Also, you can automatically restore your data through File History backups on a new computer if your old computer is no longer functional or is unavailable.The first time you log on to your new computer in the network, you are prompted to restore your files from your File History backups

Users and Groups

You can create user groups and add user accounts to them. User account permissions can be managed through their user group memberships. If your server is integrated with Office 365, you can manage your Office 365 distribution groups from the Dashboard

MS online services integration

The integration of Windows Server 2012 with Microsoft online services, including Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Office 365, Windows Intune, and on-premises Exchange, is only supported in a single domain controller environment. The integration wizard for these Microsoft online services must be run on a domain controller

Client Deployment

The Connector can be used to connect to a server running Windows Server 2012 from a remote location. The Connector can trigger automatic VPN dialing in domain-joined clients, so that customers can always be connected to Server when they are working off-premises

Server Deployment

The Essentials Windows Server 2012 must be the domain controller at the root of the forest and domain, and must hold all the FSMO roles. As part of your installation process, you can opt to install Windows Server 2012 Essentials as a virtual machine by following instructions in a wizard

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Remote Web Access

Remote Web Access is optimized for touch devices and enhanced with rich HTML5 support

BranchCache

You can turn on BranchCache to improve data access if the server running Windows Server 2012 is located offsite

Client Full System Restore

You can create a client restore service by using the Set Up Client Restore Service task, perform client full system restore over the network

Office 365 Integration

The integration of Windows Server 2012 with Office 365 is only supported in a single domain controller environment

Health Reports

Health Reports is integrated with Windows Server 2012, and it no longer needs to be installed as an add-in

Mobile Devices

If your server is integrated with Office 365, you can manage your mobile devices by using the Exchange Active Sync functionalities

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