Windows Server 2012nWindows Server powers many of the worlds' largest datacenters, enables small businesses around the world, and delivers value to organizations of all sizes in between. Windows Server 2012 redefines the server category, delivering hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation, and more. Simply put, Windows Server 2012 helps you transform your IT operations to reduce costs and deliver a whole new level of business value.nnWith Windows Server 2012, Microsoft delivers a server platform built on our experience of building and operating many of the world's largest cloud-based services and datacenter. Whether you are setting-up a single server for your small business or architecting a major new datacenter environment, Windows Server 2012 will help you cloud-optimize your IT so you can fully meet your organization's unique needs.nnBeyond VirtualizationnOffers a dynamic, multitenant infrastructure to help you scale and secure workloads and build a private cloud. Windows Server 2012 can help you provide:nnComplete Virtualization PlatformnA fully-isolated, multitenant environment with tools that can help guarantee service level agreements, enable usage-based chargeback, and support self-service delivery.nnImproved Scalability and PerformancenA high-density, scalable environment that you can modify to perform at an optimum level based on your needs.nnConnecting to Cloud ServicesnA common identity and management framework to enable highly secure and reliable cross-premises connectivity.nnThe Power of Many Servers, the Simplicity of OnenDelivers a highly available and easy to manage cloud-optimized platform. Windows Server 2012 can help you provide:nnFlexible StoragenDiverse storage choices that can help you achieve high performance, availability, and storage resource efficiency through virtualization and storage conservation.nnContinuous AvailabilitynNew and improved features that provide cost-effective, highly available services with protection against a wide range of failure scenarios.nnManagement EfficiencynAutomation of a broad set of management tasks and simplified deployment of workloads as you move toward full, lights-out automation.nnEvery App, Any CloudnOffers a cloud-optimized server platform that gives you the flexibility to build and deploy applications and websites on-premises, in the cloud, or across both. Windows Server 2012 can help you deliver:nnFlexibility to Build On-Premises and in the CloudnA consistent set of tools and frameworks that enables developers to build symmetrical or hybrid applications across the datacenter and the cloud.nnA Scalable and Elastic InfrastructurenNew features to help you increase website density and efficiency, plus frameworks, services, and tools to increase the scalability and elasticity of modern applications.nnAn Open Web and App Development EnvironmentnAn open platform that enables mission-critical applications and provides enhanced support for open standards, open-source applications, and various development languages.nnModern Workstyle, EnablednProvides users with flexible access to data and applications while simplifying management and maintaining security, control, and compliance. Windows Server 2012 can help you offer:nnAccess to Applications and Data from Virtually Anywhere, Any DevicenSeamless, on-demand access to virtualized work environments from virtually anywhere.nnA Full Windows Experience AnywherenA personalized and rich user experience from virtually any device that adapts to different network conditions quickly and responsively.nnEnhanced Data Security and CompliancenGranular access to data and corporate resources based on strong identity, data classification, and centralized policy administration and auditing.