Windows Server

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Windows Server is a brand name for a group of server operating systems released by Microsoft. It includes all Windows operating systems that have "Windows Server" in their names, plus Windows 2000, but not any other Microsoft product.

Members[edit]

This brand includes the following operating systems:[1][2]

Microsoft has also produced Windows Server Essentials (formerly Windows Small Business Server) and Windows Essential Business Server (discontinued), software bundles which includes a Windows Server operating system and some other Microsoft Servers products.[3][4][5]

Other server operating systems[edit]

The following operating systems are not part of Windows Server family but are designed for operating on server computers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Windows Server". Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform. Microsoft. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform". TechNet. Microsoft. Archived from the original on 8 December 2010. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Windows Essential Business Server". Microsoft TechNet. Microsoft Corporation. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Windows Small Business Server 2008 Technical FAQ". Microsoft TechNet. Microsoft Corporation. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Thurrott, Paul (3 September 2011). "Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials". Supersite for Windows. Penton Media, Inc. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 

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