Microsoft Devices offers several different options relating to server solutions for the SMB market. Below you will find some helpful resources relating to Windows Server 2019 Client Access Licenses (CALs), Hybrid Cloud, and OEM/Reseller Option Kit (ROK) benefits.
Windows server 2019 is the operating system that bridges on-premises environments with Azure services, elevates security posture by protecting the datacenter, enables creation of cloud-native apps, and evolves the datacenter infrastructure to achieve greater efficiency and security.
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Edition
Some of the benefits of Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Edition for SMBs helps to increase storage capacity and performance with decreased cost. It also simplifies deployment and management through existing tools.
Not only do large enterprises need virtualization. SMBs are also embracing the hybrid cloud which can be seen here.
What is Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)?
An HCI consolidates software-defined computer, storage, and networking into one cluster to provide high-performance, cost-effective, and easily scalable virtualization. More details can be found here.
What is Server Virtualization?
Server virtualization is the partitioning of a physical server into smaller virtual servers, called virtual machines (VMs), to help maximize your server resources. This allows for increased efficiency, agility, and flexibility. Benefits of virtualization for SMBs can be found here.
Windows Admin Center
Reimagine server management
Now you can remotely manage Windows Server running anywhere—physical, virtual, on-premises, in Azure, or in a hosted environment. The tool, available with your Windows Server license at no additional charge, consolidates and reimagines Windows OS tools in a single, browser-based, graphical user interface.
What is Windows Server CALs?
CAL is not a software product; rather, it is a license that gives a user the right to access the services of the server. Your customers will need a Windows Server CAL for every user or device accessing a Windows Server 2019 Datacenter or Standard edition server.
Types of Windows Server 2019 CALs are: User CALs, Device CALs, and Additive CALs.
Windows Server 2019: Licensing and Editions
For more information on Microsoft Windows Server solutions, contact your Ingram Micro Sales Representative or your Microsoft Devices Product Specialist Chris Pierson.