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Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices. Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is an ideal first server that not only helps to reduce costs and increase productivity, but it also can be used as the primary server in a multi-server environment for small businesses.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials enables small businesses to protect, centralize, organize, and access their applications and information from almost anywhere using virtually any device.

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Product Key

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials supports product key activation:

R9N79-23MWD-MBP9B-KHF8Q-C36WX


Editions

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials ISO 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials on Microsoft Azure

Languages

English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)

Technical Resources

Access technical product resources—such as evaluation guides, training courses, and forums—at the Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Resources Page.

Things to Know

Migration and Upgrade
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials will need to be re-installed when moving from prior versions to production bits. See the Installation, Migration, and Upgrade information.

More than 25 users or 50 devices?
Did you know that you can run Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials within Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter? Try the Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter evaluation.