Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is your best choice
When you're ready to transition workloads, apps and data to the cloud, choose Windows
Server 2022 Datacenter.
Designed for cloud environments and datacenters
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is designed for highly virtualized workplaces such as datacenters and cloud environments. The system also adds new layers of security and includes a host of other features and technologies that will transform the way you do business, improving efficiency and satisfaction.
At the forefront of server operating systems
No doubt, Windows has been at the forefront of server operating systems and one stunning example of this is Windows Server 2022.
System administrators need not look any further when choosing a server OS and here are some of the best reasons why:
The other is the Hyper-V Container. It is completely isolated from other containers and potentially from the host server. Hyper-V containers are appropriate for high-trust workloads where security is paramount.
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Features exclusive to the Windows Server 2022 Datacenter version
Shielded Virtual MachinesProtects a Hyper-V second-generation VM from access or tampering by using a combination of Secure Boot, BitLocker encryption, virtual TPM and the Host Guardian Service.
Software-defined networkingSDN facilitates network management and enables programmatically efficient network configuration in order to improve network performance.
Storage Spaces DirectStorage Spaces Direct takes internal storage from servers within a cluster and pools them together to give a highly resilient and scalable software-defined storage.
Unlimited OSEs / Hyper-V containersHyper-V containers and their dependencies reside in Hyper-V VMs and provide an additional layer of isolation.
Unlimited Windows Server containersWindows Server containers share the underlying OS kernel, which makes them smaller than VMs because they don't each need a copy of the OS.
Core functionality of Windows ServerServer Core provides a low-maintenance environment capable of providing core server roles.
Nano ServerIt boasts a 92% smaller installation footprint than the regular installation option.
Host Guardian ServiceConfigures guarded hosts and running shielded VMs in Windows Server and System Center Virtual Machine Manager.
Built-in Azure Hybrid Use Benefit
The advanced technologies and easy-to-use interface will give you the leverage you need to
successfully transition your business, increasing storage and efficiency.
With Windows Server 2022 Datacenter, you'll always have the most up-to-date technology available. With the built-in Azure Hybrid Use Benefit, you can even bring your on-premises Windows Server license with Software Assurance to Azure to save time and money.
Instead of paying full price for a new Windows Server virtual machine, you'll only pay the base to compute rate.