The New Cost-Effective Technology Foundation
MS Foundation Server, from ServersDirect, allows you to share documents, printers and applications within your business.
This allows you to save time using documents and sharing information. The remote access capability let's you work from anywhere as though you are in the office
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The proven and reliable technology of Windows Server Foundation provides you with a foundation to run most small-business applications. It’s an affordable platform for the core portfolio of IT capabilities, including file and print sharing, remote access and security. A simple and familiar Windows experience makes it easy for organizations to get up and running.
As the heart of a true local area network, Windows Server Foundation lets employees exchange data securely, without requiring e-mail or the Internet access. Additionally, Windows Server Foundation provides an easy upgrade path to higher-end versions of Windows Server, so your IT solution can grow as your business grows.
Windows Server Foundation can grow along with your businesses, providing the ability to upgrade to a higher-capability edition of Windows Server as needed. Easy availability of skilled manpower, compatibility with most hardware devices, and the peace of mind gained from running a genuine Windows-based server helps you achieve the highest return on investment.
Why Windows Server 2008 Foundation?
Windows Server 2008 Foundation is designed to meet your needs better than traditional alternatives:
- General purpose Server
Windows Foundation Server provides you with a dependable and affordable technology foundation for running your business applications as well as sharing information and resources. Being based on Windows Server 2008, you can run not only core infrastructure, terminal services and identity management solutions for your business – you can support you core LOB applications built on the simplicity and technical capabilities that Windows Server 2008 provides.
- Provides channel convenience
Buying Window Server Foundation could never be easier. Windows Server Foundation comes pre-installed along with your server hardware saving you the efforts of separately procuring and installing the operating system on the server hardware. And as Windows Server Foundation is supported by an extensive network of trusted Microsoft partners, you can rest assured that your investment is reliable.
- Make your first server investment
Ensuring your initial server investment is key to the success of your IT, Windows Foundation provides an ideal first server supporting your single-server network. Windows Server Foundation can be also deployed in a variety of ways to meet your needs – providing flexibility. Best of all, Windows Server Foundation is full upgradable to higher versions for when your business grows – the Windows Server family grows with you. You can know that your investment in Windows Foundation server will ensure you data and applications will be reliable, secure and provide room for you to grow as needed.
Windows Server 2008 Foundation Benefits
Windows Server Foundation, built on reliable technology, provides your organization with an affordable, easy-to-deploy foundation for running most business applications as well as sharing information and resources. Learn more about these core benefits below.
- Business Value
Strengthen your business with a genuine, dependable and affordable technology foundation for running your business applications as well as sharing information and resources.
A simple and familiar Windows interface, compatibility with most hardware devices, and an easy upgrade path to higher-end versions of Windows Server make it easy to manage your IT needs.
- Technology Capabilities
Run most business applications on reliable technology. Windows Server Foundation is an affordable platform for the core portfolio of IT capabilities, including file and print sharing, remote access and security features. As the heart of a true local area network, Windows Server Foundation lets employees exchange data very securely, without requiring email or the Internet.
Windows Server 2008 Foundation Recommended Uses
Windows Server 2008 Foundation is an ideal first server and can be deployed easily to create a single-server network. Windows Server Foundation can be deployed in a variety of ways to meet your needs.
- Core Infrastructure
Windows Server Foundation is an excellent option for use with single or multiple workloads, such as file sharing, print sharing, networking, Terminal Services, remote connections, and other common server roles. Also, Windows Server Foundation can be used for Internet Web services and as a Web server platform for intranets and extranets where user authentication is required.
- Active Directory
Windows Server Foundation can be used as an Active Directory server or domain controller, and can also join a domain as a member server or domain controller (but the 15 user limit still applies across AD scenarios)
- Terminal Services (Remote Desktop)
Windows Server Foundation is also ideal for multiple-user computing, such as sharing Microsoft Office or using Terminal Services.
- Line of Business Applications
Your line of business applications that are built for the Windows Server 2008 family can be deployed on your server. If they have the “Certified for”, or “Works with” accreditation for Windows Server 2008 Standard, then they will be supported on Windows Server Foundation, as well as being able to deploy many third party software which is currently available for Windows Server 2008.