Windows Server 2012 Standard is an easy-to-use server solution that ensures the storage and safety of business data, as well as the security of access to shared data and print services. It primarily assists medium sized companies on their needs for visualisation each day.
This edition of Windows Server 2012 comprises of a physical server that asks for license. Each license covers a couple of processor; a server that holds four processors or CPU therefore requires two licenses. Each of these licenses is permitted to utilise two Windows Server virtual machines. However, Windows Server 2012 Standard only allows two licenses for its Windows Server virtual machine. The need for Client Access License or CAL arises whenever a user or device accesses the server – not like Windows Server 2012 Datacenter that has no limitations on the quantity of users.
Windows Server 2012 Pre-Installation System Requirements (Minimum):