Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Windows Server 2012 Essentials is one of Windows Server 2012‘s four editions, along with Foundation, Standard and Datacenter. Windows Server 2012 Essentials serves as a $425 replacement for Windows Small Business Server and Windows Home Server, both of which Microsoft will be discontinuing with the release of Windows Server 2012.

Among Windows Server 2012 Essentials’ new features are Storage Spaces, File History, Remote Web Access (RWA) and native apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. Windows Server 2012 Essentials is expected to become available for purchase on October 26th, 2012.

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