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Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Windows Server® 2012 Essentials (the latest version of Windows Small Business Server 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 that helps them reduce costs and be more productive. Windows Server 2012 Essentials is an ideal first server, and it can also be used as the primary server in a multiserver environment for small businesses.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides:
  • Simplified backups. Enjoy peace of mind with daily, automatic backup of every computer on your network and the server itself.
  • Built-in disaster recovery. Microsoft’s online backup service helps you keep your data safe and secure in the cloud.
  • Centralized IT management. Save time by managing your devices through a single IT dashboard designed to easily handle common tasks and address IT issues before they occur.
And Dell delivers:
  • A simplified transition with factory preinstallation on Dell PowerEdge servers that optimize workload performance and help reduce risk, cost and time to a successful implementation
  • Testing and validation solutions with sizing tools to help speed deployment, ensure reliability and improve efficiency
  • A total solution, including servers, storage, networking, software, services and support from a single point of contact at a competitive price
  • Valuable add-ins in the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) preinstalled OS:
    • Intel® vPro™ Add-in for hardware-based management of vPro-enabled clients
    • Windows 7 Mobile Administration
    • Windows 7 Professional Pack and Mobility
  • The ability to administer the server from a Windows 8 phone or Windows 8 clients
Windows Server 2012 Essentials enables small businesses to protect, centralize, organize, and access their applications and information from almost anywhere using virtually any device. Additionally, Essentials has the ability to grow as your business grows, providing an elastic solution that allows you to purchase and then perform an in-place conversion to Windows Server 2012 Standard if your business needs change over time.