Windows Web Server 2008 R2 Edition was designed to be used as a single purpose internet facing web server that delivers rock solid foundation of infrastructure capabilities. It is integrated with the newly re-architected IIS 7.0, ASP.NET, and the Microsoft .NET Framework. Windows Web Server 2008 R2 enables your organization to rapidly deploy webpages, websites, web applications, and web services.
Web and Applications Platform
Windows Web Server 2008 R2 provides your organization 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.
- Greater technical capacity than the previous versions of Windows Server, and no limitation of Microsoft SQL Server installation.
- Highly effective platform for ASP.NET based Internet web deployments, because it includes the newly re-architected Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, Microsoft ASP.NET, and the Microsoft .NET Framework.
- Dedicated web-serving functionality and server roles that support four x64 sockets and 32 gigabytes (GB) of RAM.
- Economical next-generation web server that is competitively priced for enterprise or hosting organizations needing to rapidly deploy webpages, websites, web applications, and web services.
Windows Web Server 2008 R2 optimized specifically for Internet-facing web-serving environments and built on industry standards allowing organizations to easily build new, or integrate into existing, server infrastructure environments. Web developers can build webpages and services that can communicate with other platforms using standards-based interfaces like XML and SOAP. This level of cost-effective application development encourages business productivity and flexibility, and increases business solution opportunities.
Manage with Ease
More efficient administration tools, including delegated administration and shared configuration.
Powerful Hosting of Applications and Services
Expanded application hosting for .NET, ASP, PHP web applications, and XML services; web server extensibility throughout.
Lower Infrastructure Costs
Improved scalability and enhanced security and reliability with automatic application sandboxing.