Windows Server 2008 comes in seven different versions ranging from all different varieties to accommodate their customers. The seven versions are R2 Foundation, R2 Standard, R2 Enterprise, R2 Data Center, R2 Web Server, R2 HPC, and R2 for Itanium-Based Systems. In this next section I will tell the significance of each of these versions.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation was used for entry-level technology. It was cost effective for the companies. The R2 Foundation targeted toward the smaller business owners. It helps support small businesses.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard was designed with built in enhances virtualizations and web capabilities. The standard was more reliable and flexible server and helps save time and money, which all companies love to do. Standard also as enhanced security to protect your data of your company
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise was more designed for more mission critical workloads and of course cost effective for the company. It is manageable and makes it easier for mobile employees to gain access to company resources when abroad.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Data Center was designed for enterprise-class virtualization and scale-up solutions. Reduces cost by consolidation applications.
Web Server 2008 R2 is a very powerful application and services platform designed specifically for internet-facing servers. This system had improved administration and diagnostic tools.
Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 is third generations of Microsoft Solution and is cost effective for the companies. It is high performance compatibility takes advantage of existing technology and employee skills. Enhances productivity of system administrators also, complemented by rich ecosystems of SI, ISV, and OEM partners to ensure customer access.
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems designed to deliver enterprise class platform for deploying business critical applications.
There are new features and enhancements made to Windows Server 2008 and...