SOFTWARE FOR SERIOUS PRODUCTIVITY

Choosing the best operating system for your server just got a lot easier. Pair your ThinkServer rack or tower with trusted OS solutions from Microsoft® — tested for proven compatibility. Whether you&srquo;re a fast-growing small business or a demanding large enterprise with complex needs, Microsoft® offers outstanding choices. We offer a wide variety of Microsoft® server operating systems, either as factory preload or reseller option kit (ROK).

Software Operating Systems

Windows® Small Business Server 2011 Essentials

Supports up to 25 users

This OS provides a simple, easy-to-use solution to help protect your business data with daily backup features for your computers and servers. Plus, you can organize and access business documents from virtually anywhere with centralized storage — and the ability to grow as your business grows.

  • Based on Windows® Server 2008 R2 Standard technologies
  • Integration with compatible online services

Benefits

  • Daily automatic backups of clients and servers
  • Affordable and easy to deploy, use, and maintain
  • Organize and access files from virtually anywhere
  • Effortlessly connects to online services in order to expand capabilities

Windows® Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Supports up to 75 users

This OS delivers enterprise-class technology in an affordable, high performance all-in-one solution. Your customers will have easy access to e-mail, contacts, calendar, and business resources from any internet-connected PC through the new and improved Remote Web Access. Windows® Small Business Server 2011 Standard allows customers to share files, network resources, printers, and fax machines, while protecting their vital business information with automatic data backups and recovering accidentally deleted files.

  • Based on Windows® Server 2008 R2 Standard technologies
  • Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010
  • Windows® SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Updated Remote Web Access
  • WSUS 3.0 SP2

Benefits

  • Backup business data with restoration and recovery features
  • Affordable and easy to deploy, use, and maintain
  • Enterprise quality functionality and productivity capabilities
  • Organize and access files from virtually anywhere

Windows® Server 2008 R2 Foundation

Supports up to 15 users and 1P Systems

This entry-level OS offers an affordable, easy to maintain IT solution that helps small businesses protect their business information and allows their employees to be more productive by sharing files and resources, such as printers, scanners, and line-of-business applications. Windows® Server 2008 R2 Foundation delivers an entry-level IT solution scaled and priced for small business.

  • Server Manager
  • AD Rights Management Services
  • Cryptography Next Generation
  • Group Policy Preferences
  • Internet Information Services 7.0
  • Network Access Protection
  • Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Windows® Deployment Services

Benefits

  • Runs critical business applications
  • Share and access resources centrally (printers, business applications)
  • Store, find, and share data securely
  • Protect critical business information
  • Start small while planning for growth

Windows® Server 2008 R2 Standard

Supports unlimited users

This OS features built-in, enhanced web capabilities and virtualization technology. Windows® Server 2008 R2 Standard is designed to increase the reliability and flexibility of your server infrastructure while helping save time and reduce costs. Powerful tools give you greater control over your servers and streamline configuration and management tasks. Windows® Server 2008 R2 Standard provides organizations with the ability to deliver rich web-based experiences efficiently and effectively, with improved administration and diagnostics, advanced development and application tools, and lower infrastructure costs.

  • Internet Information Services 7.5
  • Windows® Server Hyper-V
  • Improved datacenter power consumption management
  • Remote Desktop Services
  • PowerShell 2.0 scripting
  • Web and Applications Platform

Benefits

  • Completely modular and extensible web server
  • Improved machine virtualization with Hyper-V
  • Remote Desktop Services – enhanced security, easy-to-manage
  • Improved datacenter power consumption management
  • Simplified remote connectivity for corporate computers with DirectAccess
  • Improved experience with Windows® 7
  • Improved performance for branch offices

RESOURCES
 
RELIABILITY.

RELIABILITY.

All Lenovo systems must pass our rigorous reliability standards and are stress tested for endurance. Many of our notebooks even pass 8 military specs for ruggedness under extreme hot, cold, humid, or dusty conditions.

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