Storage plays a critical role in cloud and datacenter services. With the increase in new applications and the expectations for continuous services, storage demands continue to grow. Windows Server 2012 offers a wide variety of storage features and capabilities to address the storage challenges faced by your organization. Whether you have cost-effective industry standard hardware or high-end Storage Area Network for the most demanding workloads, Windows Server 2012 provides you with a rich set of features that will help
you maximize the returns from your storage investments.
Windows Server 2012 was designed with a strong focus on storage, from the foundation of the storage stack up, with improvements ranging from provisioning storage to how data is clustered, transferred across the network, and ultimately accessed and managed. With flexible capabilities that you can combine to meet your business needs, Windows Server 2012 storage solutions deliver the efficiency, performance, resiliency, availability, and versatility you need at every level.