Evaluate Windows Server 2008 R2 free for 180 days. Download the trial software for aÂ guided experience where you will receive periodic information on adoption, migration, and deployment. Virtual Hard Drive (VHD) images are also available to download forÂ a fast evaluation.
Windows Server 2008 R2 builds on the award-winning foundation ofÂ Windows Server 2008, expanding existing technology and adding new features to enable IT professionals to increase the reliability and flexibility of theirÂ server infrastructures. New virtualization tools, Web resources, management enhancements, and excitingÂ Windows 7 integration help save time, reduce costs, and provide a platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed data center. Powerful tools such as Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.5, updatedÂ Server Manager and Hyper-V platforms andÂ WindowsPowerShell version 2.0 combine to give customers greater control, increased efficiency and the ability to react to front-line business needs faster than ever before.
- Dynamic Memory lets Hyper-V administrators pool available memory on a physical host and dynamically distribute it to any virtual machine(s) running on that host.
- RemoteFX letsÂ Windows Server 2008 R2 administrators provide a rich end user desktop virtualization experience by delivering vivid content, independent of any graphics stack, toserver-hosted virtual and session-based desktops.Â DownloadÂ Windows Server 2008 R2