Microsoft OEM Software

Microsoft OEM Software

Adding Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server OEM to PowerEdge servers help your organization meet the availability, reliability and performance goals of business-critical applications.

Microsoft OEM software can make it faster and easier to deploy a hardware and software solution and is available at competitive pricing compared to volume license agreements. Best of all, Dell Technologies is your one source for software and hardware support with Dell ProSupport.


Windows Server 2022 Now Available!

Innovate on an enhanced security platform with the latest PowerEdge servers and Windows Server 2022.

Racked and Ready with Microsoft OEM Software

PowerEdge servers with Microsoft OEM software are delivered to your datacenter ready to go. Adding Microsoft OEM software to your PowerEdge servers, virtualized solutions, or hyperconverged infrastructure, takes the guesswork and hassle out of SQL Server and Windows Server deployment. 


Less Expensive

for Windows Server 2019 OEM compared to a Windows Server 2019 Volume License.


Faster to Deploy a Server

Deploy a PowerEdge server in 40 fewer steps with Windows Server OEM.

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OEM Software and Hardware Support

Dell Technologies supports your full stack when you deploy Windows Server OEM with ProSupport.


Featured Report Simplifying IT with All-in-One Solutions and the Shift to All-OEM Solutions


  • 34% of IT decision makers want a single point of contact for any IT issues or questions.
  • 31% of decision makers value pricing discounts that come with a joint hardware and software purchase.
  • 27% prefer buying hardware and software together for easier product implementation and product compatibility.

Read the full report to learn how IT decision makers are making life easier with PowerEdge server and Microsoft OEM solutions.

Microsoft OEM Software on PowerEdge Servers

Microsoft OEM Software on PowerEdge Servers

Microsoft OEM software on PowerEdge servers offers a simpler, faster, and less expensive server software solution to help IT teams deploy and support new servers.

  • Single partner for OEM software and hardware eliminates the need for multiple vendor contracts.
  • With pre-installed OEM software, your PowerEdge servers “just work” right out of the box.
  • Add Dell ProSupport™ IT-management services that support the entire solution—both hardware and software.

Save time and money with Microsoft OEM Software on PowerEdge servers.

Consider SQL Standard OEM for your database deployment.

Microsoft OEM Software for PowerEdge servers Quick Reference Guide.

Microsoft OEM Software on Virtualized Solutions

The VMWare Tanzu Advantage Microsoft OEM Software on Virtualized Solutions

Dell Technologies helps customers along their journey to a modern, hybrid cloud environment with PowerEdge servers and industry-leading Microsoft OEM software on the most prolific virtualization platforms including VMware ESXi, vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Windows Server deployment with VMware virtualized PowerEdge servers.

Simplify Your IT Transformation with Dell Technologies Data Sheet.

Upgrade to SQL Server 2019 on Hyper-V Whitepaper.

Microsoft OEM Software on Hyperconverged Solutions

Microsoft OEM Software on Hyperconverged Solutions

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) simplifies deployment and operations, saves on costs through a smaller footprint, and delivers higher performance. Microsoft OEM software including SQL Server and Windows Server software can be added to your Azure Stack HCI, vSAN or VxRail environment saving you considerable time and money compared to a volume license. 

SQL Server on Microsoft Azure Stack HCI.

Essential Resources Microsoft OEM Software Resources

IT Buying Trends White Paper

See how organizations are simplifying the IT purchasing process with all-in-one hardware, virtualization and OS solutions.  

SQL on PowerEdge Servers

This whitepaper offers a simple and cost-effective upgrade path for your outdated or unsupported SQL databases

SQL on VMware

Dell Technologies can simplify the move to SQL 2019 in VMware vSphere with a practical upgrade path. 

SQL on Azure Stack HCI

Achieve near-linear scalability for your SQL Serer database on Microsoft Azure Stack HCI solutions from Dell. 

SQL on PowerEdge ESG Report

This analyst report demonstrates why PowerEdge servers are the smart choice for Microsoft SQL databases.  

SQL on PowerEdge Solution Brief

This brief provides an overview of the benefits of running SQL server on PowerEdge servers.  

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