Greater flexibility and agility with Windows Server 2012 R2
At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision, Windows Server 2012 R2 brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure with new features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, the web and application platform, and more.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard: for physical or minimally virtualized environments.
Server management and automation
Web and application platform
Access and information protection
Virtual desktop infrastructure
Required processor: 1 GHz or faster
Required memory: 2 GB
Required hard disk space: 20 GB available
Required video card: 1366 × 768 screen resolution; DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver