MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2019 STANDARD 2-CORE
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Flexibly supplement your license requirements for Windows Server 2019 Standard with the 2-Core packages from Wiresoft! The Standard edition of Windows Server 2019 is especially designed for use in smaller data centers: it offers sufficient virtualization capabilities combined with good scalability, strong performance and effective security layers as needed for reliable protection of data and applications in multi-Cloud environments.
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Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core
Flexibly supplement your licensing needs for Windows Server 2019 Standard with the 2-Core packages from Wiresoft! The Standard edition of Windows Server 2019 is especially designed for use in smaller data centers: accordingly, it offers sufficient virtualization capabilities combined with good scalability, strong performance as well as effective security layers needed for reliable protection of data and applications in multi-Cloud environments.
The Windows Server 2019 Standard server operating system combines physical and virtual networks to deliver data and services over Cloud-based Server, making it ideally suited to meet the IT needs of SMBs. With Windows 10 as the operating system, many optimizations as well as new, powerful features, this edition is thus best equipped for all workloads.
Important decision factor for the purchase of the Standard Edition of Windows Server 2019 are the available possibilities for virtualization - among other things by means of containers. Thus, this represents indispensable functions especially for smaller companies that want to provide reliable infrastructures in this area as well.
Windows Server in 2019, the Standard edition enables companies to more closely connect on-premises environments with the Cloud, including via the Microsoft Azure Services, which provide additional hybrid features as well as security layers.
Licensing of the Windows Server 2019 Standard edition is Core-based, whereby Pro Server is always based on 16 cores as the minimum number. Server with a higher number of cores can be conveniently and flexibly licensed as a supplement with 2-Core packages.
The Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core Package can be found at Wiresoft as used software - with the great advantage of a significantly lower price than for corresponding new goods - and without differences in all typical features, which this edition offers in terms of functions - especially in virtualization -, security and performance. Detailed information about all features and functions of Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition as well as about Microsoft licensing terms applicable to 2-Core packages is provided in the following overview.
Windows Server 2019 Standard for the operation of multi-Cloud environments
Also the edition Windows Server 2019 Standard offers some possibilities for the virtualization, which concern also the security of data and applications - this on a higher level than the predecessor version: to it many improvements and additions of there already known functions contribute, as well as the possibilities of creating over it software-defined hyperconvergent (HCI) infrastructure platforms; these offer thereby still more advantages for the Server- and Desktop-virtualization by the simpler implementation and scaling, as well as the better manageability.
Comparison: What features does Windows Server 2019 Standard offer?
The decision to purchase the Standard edition of Windows Server 2019 is usually influenced by whether certain virtualization features are either not available or only available in limited performance: Hyper-V, for example, can only be used here to a very limited extent, and the same applies to Shielded Virtual Machines (VMs) as well as Storage Spaces Direct and storage replication, as well as SDN (Software Defined Networking) and SDS
(Software Defined Storage).
Virtualization options with Windows Server 2019 Standard
Basically, the Windows Server 2019 Edition Standard offers limited virtualization - it is therefore designed more for those companies where this plays a minor role. Therefore, the number of virtual machines and Hyper-V containers that can be run is also limited here, with a RAM limit of 24 TB, as in the more comprehensive edition. For more on this, see below.
In Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition, the Storage Replica storage feature is available with limitations, but Storage Spaces Direct is not supported. Storage Replica supports both synchronous and asynchronous replication of data and prevents its loss at the file system level: synchronous replication mirrors data at physical locations with a fail-safe volume, and asynchronous replication performs this function between locations over network links with a higher latency.
Other new features of Windows Server 2019 Standard
Also available in Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition are the following key features for analytics, container use, and hybrid infrastructure unification:
System Insights for comprehensive Server analysis
In Windows Server 2019, the predictive analytics feature System Insights is available for this purpose, which is supported by a machine learning model for more efficient functioning. System Insights allows comprehensive insights into the operation of locally deployed Server by analyzing performance indicators and events to make accurate predictions for the reactive management of Windows Server instances, which can lead to a reduction in effort and thus help organizations reduce operational costs.
Kubernetes and Linux support
Windows Server 2019 also offers comprehensive container support in the Standard edition. When using Hyper-V containers, however, it is important to note that the license for the Standard edition only allows 2 containers, as only 2 virtual machines (VMs) are allowed for them; also, no support for host monitoring is included. Windows Containers, on the other hand, can be operated in unlimited numbers.
In addition, Kubernetes and Linux are now supported more comprehensively, so that Linux and Windows containers managed with Kubernetes can be used in parallel. Specifically for Kubernetes, new features such as container networking are also available in the Standard edition, among others.
Greater data and network protection with Azure Services
With Azure, hybrid capabilities are also available in Windows Server 2019 Standard to work seamlessly in an on-premises data center as well as in Cloud. Azure alone provides a Cloud with an end-to-end hybrid infrastructure with unified security, identity and management capabilities:
- Azure Active Directory enables universal management and protection of identities with help across multiple environments.
- Azure Arc allows Azure management and Azure services to be extended to any infrastructure.
- Through the Windows Admin Center, Azure services such as Azure Backup, Azure Site Recovery, and Azure Monitor can be enabled quickly and easily.
Thus, Azure Services in Windows Server 2019 Standard not only provide improved protection of on-premises Active Directorys, but also easier synchronization and backup of data.
Hardware requirements for installing and operating Windows Server 2019 Standard
Windows Server 2019 is based on the Windows 10 operating system. In order for Windows Server 2019 Standard to be used in an unrestricted and secure manner, the underlying hardware must meet all of the minimum requirements listed below. Additional requirements are additionally dependent on the particular system configuration as well as other installed applications.
- Hard disk space: 32 GB
- Random access memory (RAM): 512 MB
- Disk space for Server desktop display: 2 GB
- Processor: 64-bit architecture
- Processor speed: 1.4 GHz
- Graphics card: 1,024 x 768 pixels, support for Super VGA
- Network card: Gigabit Ethernet, 1x
Licensing with Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core Package
The licensing of a server with Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition is also carried out for used software according to the Microsoft licensing regulations: The number of cores is used as a benchmark for calculating the license requirement. The following terms and conditions apply.
General Microsoft license terms for Windows Server 2019 Standard
A Server software such as the Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition is always licensed on the basis of the physical hardware used. In addition to the number of physical Core processors, the number of virtual Server processors is also taken into account. Each Server license covers 2 physical processor cores. In accordance with the Microsoft license terms, a minimum number of 8 cores Pro processor is always taken as a basis - even if the existing hardware has fewer than 8 cores. Further for each physical Server at least 2 processors are used, from which the minimum number of 16 cores results.
Serverif you have a higher number of cores than 16, you have to license them with 2-Core packages to Windows Server 2019 Standard additionally.
Additional licensing requirements for Windows Server 2019 Standard
In a Hyper-V environment, all processors must be licensed that correspond to physical processor cores. The Windows Server Standard edition entitles you to run a maximum of two Hyper-V instances Pro Core license. If more Hyper-V instances are required with the Standard edition, all active cores must be re-licensed for this purpose.
In addition to the Windows Server Standard license, all clients - User as well as endpoints - that access Windows Server 2019 must also be provided with their own client access license (CAL). These User and Device CALs are also available used at Wiresoft at a reasonable price.
FAQs about Wiresoft used software like Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition
The functionality of a 2-Core package offered by Wiresoft as used software to Windows Server 2019 Standard generally does not differ from the comparable new, unused server license - as a software generally does not wear out. Other typical questions about already used Windows server licenses are answered below.
Where does Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core used software come from?
Used software to Windows Server 2019 Standard such as the 2-Core package comes from companies that usually first purchased it new themselves, not always, but often also used it and later sold it to Wiresoft. By the further purchase to Wiresoft and/or the offer in the Wiresoft Shop this is called then used software, even if it can be used like a new license.
Is the sale as well as the purchase and use of used Windows Server 2019 Standard software legal?
Yes: In case of Wiresoft used software, you as a buyer can be confident that both the purchase of Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core as well as the regular use do not violate any valid laws: the determining legal situation allows both the trade of Microsoft used software as well as its use, as long as it comes from the license stock of a company. Several court decisions have clearly confirmed this fact again and again.
Do used Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core licenses also have buyer protection?
Yes: The Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core package offered as used software at Wiresoft as well as other used software offers you as a buyer the same security and advantages as with new Server software: Thus you have the usual buyer security by the software instant download after your completed purchase and the immediate license activation with the supplied valid license Key.
Does Wiresoft Used Software like Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core have any other advantages?
Wiresoft Used software also offers our customers a great economic advantage due to its lower price, because they can use it to update their software inventories more economically than with corresponding new software. Microsoft Used software like the one from Wiresoft can thus also contribute to the reduction of operating costs, because it also offers audit security due to the complete proof of purchase!
In the Wiresoft software store you find not only the edition Windows Server 2019 Standard 2-Core package as inexpensive used software, but also the 16-Core package for the basic licensing of your server. If you have a higher virtualization requirement, then you will also find the Windows Server 2019 Datacenter edition - as well as corresponding pre-release versions of Windows Server 2019 - in addition to the respective required client access licenses (CALs). The wide-ranging used software portfolio of Wiresoft also includes many other Microsoft programs - with all the benefits mentioned. If you have any questions regarding your licensing of Windows Server 2019 Standard, please feel free to use our expert advice via chat or by e-mail or phone.