Take less time to control your IT infrastructure with Windows Server 2008 R2 - designed to provide your academic organization with a highly secure, reliable, and cost-effective platform for powering applications, networks, and web services. From the workgroup to the data center, Windows Server 2008 R2 delivers valuable new and enhanced functionality that can help your people get more done - both in and out of the office.
New virtualization and web technologies, along with the latest security enhancements, help save time, reduce costs, and simplify management.
Powerful new tools, such as Internet Information Services version 7.5, Server Manager, and Windows PowerShell, simplify configuration, administration, and management tasks while increasing control of your servers and helping ensure your network is in accordance with established best practices.
Advanced security and reliability enhancements, including Network Access Protection, DirectAccess, Server Core, and Read-Only Domain Controller, help protect the server environment and can lower the total cost of ownership for remote worker connectivity, helping create a solid and flexible foundation for your organization.