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Windows Server 2008 R2




Windows Server 2008 R2 includes new and enhanced tools and capabilities in the following five categories.

Web Applications Platform

Windows Server 2008 R2 includes many improvements that make it the most robust platform for Web Applications based on Windows Server among all the versions of Windows. It contains up-to-date Web server role and the Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5 and provides extensive support.NET Server Core mode.


Virtualization plays a crucial role in the modern data centers. Provided by virtualization, improving the efficiency allows organizations to significantly reduce the complexity of operation and power consumption. Windows Server 2008 R2 supports the following types of virtualization: virtualization of desktop and server systems with Hyper-V and virtualization concepts with Remote Desktop Services.

Scalability and Reliability

Windows Server 2008 R2 supports the unseen amounts of workloads, dynamic scalability, availability and reliability at all levels, and also several other new and updated features, including the use of modern processor architectures, increasing of componentization of the operating system and improve the performance and scalability of applications and services.


Continuous control of servers in data centers — one of those tasks that take IT professionals the most time. Any management strategy of management should support the control of the physical and virtual environments. To help solve of this problem in Windows Server 2008 R2 includes new tools that reduce the complexity of management Windows Server 2008 R2 and perform everyday tasks on server administration.

Joint work with Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2 includes a several of features designed to work with client computers, which running Windows 7 — the next version of Windows at Microsoft.