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Windows Server 2012 is the broadest, most scalable and most elastic platform for web and applications. Its consistent, open set of tools and frameworks gives developers the flexibility to build and deploy applications on-premises, in the cloud, and in a hybrid environment. Windows Server 2012 will empower you with:

  • Flexibility to build on-premises and in the cloud: Developers can use the same languages and tools to build on-premises and cloud applications, enabling them to build applications that use distributed and decoupled components.
  • An open web platform: Internet Information Services (IIS), part of Windows Server 2012, offers a well-established platform for both open-source web stacks and ASP.NET, opening up a wide range of choices for application development.
  • A scalable and elastic web platform: Service providers can use new features in Windows Server 2012 to increase density, simplify management, and achieve higher scalability in a shared web-hosting environment.

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The Windows Server 2012 evaluation software is available in Standard and Datacenter editions. You will be prompted to choose a version during the set-up and registration process.

ISO available in: Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish.

VHD available in: English