|WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2 FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEMS
Windows Server2008 for Embedded Systems, with its new security, management and virtualization technologies, is a robust, secure, and reliable foundation on which to develop, build and deliver dedicated and specialized servers and server appliances. Windows Server 2008 for Embedded Systems is based on the same software as the general purpose versions of Windows Server 2008 and only differs from general purpose Windows Server 2008 exclusively in the licensing provisions. OEMs license the software for use in dedicated server environments at a reduced royalty rate relative to general purpose server and with licensing terms applicable to the embedded market.
Windows Server 2008 for Embedded Systems, with its smaller footprint, new virtualization technology for building multi-function appliances, new management and security technologies and lower acquisition costs, is a robust, secure, and reliable Windows Server operating system on which to develop and deliver best-of-breed dedicated solutions and appliances.
Windows Server 2008 has made enhancements in the following areas:
Smaller Footprint - Server Core
Smaller Footprint - Role-Based Installation
Security - BitLocker
Security - Read-Only Domain Controller
Manageability - PowerShell
|Note: Previous versions of Windows Server for Embedded Systems, including Windows Server 2003 for Embedded Systems, are also available for license. Please contact a Microsoft Authorized Embedded Distributor for details.|