Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials OEM
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
ideal server for small business, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials simplifies
the integration of optional cloud-based applications and services such as
Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure. Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials can
help minimize the time, effort, and money you spend on IT.
2012 R2 Essentials is a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution
designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices.
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.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials enables small businesses to protect,
centralize, organize, and access their applications and information from almost
anywhere using virtually any device.
System requirements for Windows Server 2012 R2
Minimum:1.4 GHz (64-bit processor) or faster for single core
1.3 GHz (64-bit processor) or faster for multi-core
Recommended: 3.1 GHz
(64-bit processor) or faster multi-core
Maximum: 2 sockets
Minimum: 2 GB, 4 GB if you deploy Windows Server Essentials
as a virtual machine
Recommended: 16 GB
Maximum: 64 GB
Hard disks and available storage space
160-GB hard disk with a 60-GB
system partition Minimum
No limit Maximum
Additional hardware and software requirements
for Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Gigabit Ethernet adapter (10/100/1000baseT PHY/MAC)
Some functionality may require Internet access (fees may apply)
or a Microsoft account
Supported Client operating systems
Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7,
Macintosh OS X versions 10.5 to 10.8.
Note: Some features require
professional or higher editions.
1 GB of available hard drive space (a
portion of this disk will be freed after installation)
A router or firewall that supports IPv4 NAT or IPv6