MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2022 DATACENTER 2-CORE
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Complete your licensing needs for Windows Server 2022 Datacenter with 2-Core packages from Wiresoft! The Datacenter edition of Windows Server 2022 is specially designed for use in larger, modern data centers: it offers almost unlimited virtualization options and high scalability - including Shielded VMs and many hybrid functions - and combines reliable performance and additional security layers for comprehensive protection of data and applications in multi-Cloud environments.
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Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core
Complete your licensing needs for Windows Server 2022 Datacenter with 2-Core packages from Wiresoft! The Datacenter edition of Windows Server 2022 is specifically designed for use in larger, modern data centers: it offers almost unlimited virtualization options and high scalability - including Shielded VMs as well as many hybrid features - and combines reliable performance and additional security layers for comprehensive protection of data and applications in multi-Cloud environments.
The server operating system Windows Server 2022 Datacenter enables the secure linking of physical and virtual networks or the provision of Cloud-based servers and is thus ideally suited to meet the current requirements of modern IT. Based on Windows 10 as the operating system, this edition offers many optimizations for existing functions as well as new, powerful features and Services.
Important decision factors for the purchase of the Datacenter Edition of Windows Server 2022 are the features Hyper-V, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Storage Spaces Direct and Storage Replica: Together with Shielded Virtual Machines for the operation of an unlimited number of virtual computers, these represent indispensable functions for all companies that need to provide reliable virtualization infrastructures. In addition, the Datacenter Edition includes other exclusive features such as:
- Unlimited Storage Replica
- Hyper Converged Infrastructure
- Software-defined Networking
- Software-defined Storage
Windows Server 2022 offers companies a close connection of on-premises environments with the proven Microsoft Azure Services - these provide further hybrid functions as well as additional security layers and support for the change as well as the Server migration including data to the Cloud with the Storage Migration Service.
Licensing of Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is always Core-based, whereby 16 cores are always used as the minimum number Pro Server . Larger Server can be licensed additionally with 2-Core packages. This way you can easily and flexibly extend your license requirements.
At Wiresoft you can find the Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core package as used software - at a significantly lower price than the corresponding new software - which offers all Datacenter-typical features regarding functionality, performance and security. Detailed information about the powerful features of Windows Server 2022 Datacenter as well as the Microsoft licensing terms with 2-Core packages is provided in the following overview.
Windows Server 2022 Datacenter - for virtually unlimited virtualization
The edition Windows Server 2022 Datacenter raises the possibilities of virtualization - as well as the security of data and applications - to a new level: in addition to many enhancements and additions to features already known from the previous version, it has the ability to create software-defined HCI (hyperconverged) infrastructure platforms, which offer many advantages in Server- and Desktop-virtualization, because they are not only easier to implement and manage, but also to scale, simplifying the deployment of even complex IT infrastructures.
What added value does Windows Server 2022 Datacenter offer?
Basically, the Windows Server 2022 Edition Datacenter offers the maximum in virtualization options - which is why it is particularly suitable for companies where virtualization plays an important role alongside the associated higher IT workloads. In the Datacenter edition, the number of virtual machines and Hyper-V containers that can be run is unlimited, with a RAM limit of 24 TB. For this, the following important features are also available with maximum functionality:
Enhanced protection in the Cloud with Shielded Virtual Machines
Shielded VMs (Virtual Machines) enable the creation of highly secured virtualization infrastructures. Virtual Server are thus secured in such a way that data and applications stored in a public Cloud are reliably protected against unauthorized access or use. Existing VMs can also be converted to Shielded VMs and protected Linux VMs can also be created. The installation of Shielded VMs is done with the Server-Manager, in the Windows Admin Center or via PowerShell.
Software Defined Networking
The Software-Defined Networking (SDN) feature enables centralized configuration of both physical (such as routers, switches and gateways) and virtual network devices and elements (such as Hyper-V virtual switches, Hyper-V network virtualization and RAS gateways) as well as their dynamic management in Windows Server 2022 . Existing SDN-compliant devices can be used to achieve greater integration between the physical and virtual networks, as network layers are no longer tied to network devices. Windows Server in this regard, 2022 Datacenter Edition provides the ability to peer and seamlessly connect two networks, as well as firewall monitoring.
With SDN is possible, for example:
- Dynamically create, secure and connect networks
- Define policies to control physical and virtual networks
- Scale network policies
- Accelerate deployment of workloads
- Minimize network security risks
- Encrypted Networks for secure encryption of virtual networks via Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS)
Software-Defined Storage (SDS) in Windows Server 2022 decouples storage hardware from storage software. As a result, data storage can be managed, scaled and provisioned independently of the underlying storage hardware. It can also be easily replaced or expanded without changing operational processes, which also contributes to cost efficiency.
In Windows Server 2022 Datacenter, the Storage Replica function is available without restriction. This supports both synchronous and asynchronous replication of data, effectively preventing its loss at the file system level. While synchronous replication mirrors data at physical locations with fail-safe volumes, asynchronous replication between locations uses network links with higher latency. Disaster Preparedness and Recovery (DR) also minimizes the risk of downtime.
Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)
Storage Spaces Direct combines the local data storage of Server into a virtual cluster. Its nodes can connect different physical data carriers or data carrier systems, and communication between them takes place via the SMB protocol. S2D thus offers increased fail-safety, so that even several cluster nodes can fail in the event of a large number without the cluster itself being affected.
In addition to the simple implementation and management of software-defined storage (SDS) systems, Storage Spaces Direct also enables the creation of scalable, highly available storage systems, whereby the Server storage can be used independently of its hardware and thus more efficiently.
Other new features of Windows Server 2022
In addition to these exclusive features of the Windows Server 2022 Datacenter edition, companies also have access to the following important features:
Comprehensive Analysis with System Insights
Supported by a machine learning model, the predictive analytics feature System Insights is available in Windows Server 2022 . This provides insights into the operation of locally deployed Server by analyzing their performance indicators and events to make accurate predictions, which can help reduce the effort required for reactive administration of Windows Server instances, thereby helping to reduce operational costs.
Kubernetes and Linux support
In Windows Server 2022, Kubernetes and Linux are now better supported: Linux and Windows containers managed with Kubernetes can be used in parallel as a result. New functions such as container networking are also available for Kubernetes, and individual images have also been improved here.
Higher protection of data and network with Azure Services
Reliable protection not only of data, but also of network infrastructures, is becoming increasingly important in companies. In Windows Server 2022, powerful functions such as Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) with Exploit Guard and Domain Controller are available for this purpose.
Here, the hybrid features available in Windows Server 2022 enable improved protection of on-premises Active Directorys as well as easier use of Microsoft Azure services - so that closer collaboration between Windows Server and Azure Services enables easy synchronization of data or data backup, including with:
- Azure Backup
- Azure Site Recovery
- Azure Update Management
- Azure AD Banned Passwords
- Azure AD Password Protection as well as
- Azure Network Adapter
This connects a local Server with a virtual Azure network in the Azure Cloud. The Storage Migration Wizard also facilitates Server migration including data to Cloud, where Azure File Sync can act as the storage location.
Hardware requirements for running Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
The Windows Server 2022 software is based on Windows 10. To ensure trouble-free and secure operation of Windows Server 2022 Datacenter , the hardware used must meet the minimum requirements listed below. The actual requirements also depend on the respective system configuration as well as the installed applications.
- Hard disk space: 32 GB
- RAM space: 512 MB
- Memory for Server desktop display: 2 GB
- Processor architecture: x64
- Processor speed: 1.4 GHz / 64 bit
- Graphics card with support for Super VGA: 1,024 x 768 pixels
- Network card: 1x Ethernet with minimum throughput in the GBit/s range
Licensing with Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core
When licensing servers with Windows Server 2022 Datacenter , the Microsoft license terms must also be observed for used software, which uses the number of cores as the basis for calculation. The following regulations apply:
General Microsoft License Terms for Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
Microsoft Server-Software such as Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is always initially licensed on the basis of the physical hardware. In addition to the number of physical Core processors, the number of virtual Server processors is also counted. One Server license always covers two physical processor cores. The Microsoft license terms are based on a minimum number of 8 cores Pro processor - regardless of whether the existing hardware has fewer than 8 cores. In addition, Pro physical Server is based on a minimum of 2 processors = 16 cores.
If a Windows Server company has a higher number of cores than 16, then these can also be flexibly licensed with 2-Core packages to Windows Server 2022 Datacenter.
Other licensing requirements for Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
In a Hyper-V environment, all processors are licensed that correspond to the physical processor cores. Especially the edition Windows Server Datacenter entitles execution of an unlimited number of Hyper-V instances. The prerequisite for this is, as already stated, that all corresponding processor cores of the server have already been licensed.
No license is required for Linux instances in the Datacenter edition.
In addition to the Windows Server license, all clients - User and end devices - that access Windows Server 2022 must also be equipped with a client access license (CAL). Also User and Device CALs are available at Wiresoft cheap used.
FAQs about Wiresoft used software at Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
A 2-Core package for Windows Server 2022 Datacenter offered by Wiresoft as used software does not differ in its usability from a corresponding new, unused server license - not only because software generally does not wear out. Nevertheless, there are often further questions about used Windows server licenses - these are answered below.
Where does a used software like Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core come from?
Software offered by Wiresoft as used to Windows Server 2022 Datacenter, such as the 2-Core package, comes from organizations or companies that have usually purchased it themselves as new, possibly used it and later sold it to Wiresoft. After the sale to Wiresoft or with the offer in the store, this is therefore referred to as used software, whereby it can be used like a new license.
Are the sale, purchase and use of used Windows Server 2022 Datacenter software legal?
Yes: You can trust at Wiresoft that for you as a customer both the purchase of a used software like Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core, as well as the actual, official use by yourself does not violate any valid laws, because the usual jurisdiction permits not only the trade with Microsoft used software, but also its use, if the software originates from the license stock of a company. Various court rulings on this have clearly confirmed this fact time and again.
Does a used Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core license also come with the usual buyer security?
Yes: Even used software like the offered Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core package offers you as Wiresoft customer the same advantages as comparable new Server software: You have the usual buyer security by immediate download after purchase and can activate your Server license with the included valid license Key immediately.
Does Used Software like Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 2-Core have other advantages?
Used software offers Wiresoft customers above all a great economic advantage, because they can update their software inventories much more favorably than with new goods, and thus keep them comfortably up to date. Thus used software of Wiresoft can contribute to the lowering of the operating cost, because it offers by the complete proof of all buyers besides also audit security!
In the Wiresoft software store you find not only 2-Core packages of the edition Windows Server 2022 Datacenter as inexpensive used software, but also the appropriate 16-Core packages for the basis licensing. With a smaller virtualization need you find here also the Windows Server 2022 Standard-Edition - like also Vorversionen of Windows Server 2022 - and in addition also the in each case necessary client access licenses (CALs). The wide-ranging used software portfolio of Wiresoft also includes many other Microsoft programs - with all the benefits mentioned above. If you have any questions regarding your licensing of Windows Server 2022 Datacenter or any other edition, please feel free to contact our competent support via chat, e-mail or phone.