Windows Server is the #5 ranked solution in top Operating Systems for Business
. PeerSpot users give Windows Server an average rating of 8.2 out of 10. Windows Server is most commonly compared to Ubuntu Linux:
Windows Server vs Ubuntu Linux
. Windows Server is popular among the large enterprise segment,
accounting for 59% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a
computer software company, accounting for 13% of all views.
Windows Server Buyer's Guide
Download the Windows Server Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: May 2023
What is Windows Server?
Windows Server is a versatile solution for various tasks, including domain control, virtualization, hosting applications, databases, managing user accounts in Active Directory, file sharing, and remote server access. It is also used for endpoint security, running ERP systems, and supporting business applications such as SAP and Microsoft Dynamics.
The solution is user-friendly and easy to configure and install, with technical support available. Windows Server is widely used and trusted. It has helped organizations by offering a domain controller and domain service, allowing them to sell products with Microsoft and keep processes running 24/7 without downtime.
Reviews from Real Users
There are a number of characteristics that make Windows Server an extremely effective solution. Two major ones are its inherent flexibility and its user-friendly nature.
PeerSpot user Antonio D., a sales manager at INFOSEC, takes note of Windows Server 2016’s flexibility when he writes, “The product is a good operating system. The features fit our needs very well. For example, with Windows Server, you can use a machine for printing, accessing the internet, or using some applications. You can do it all with one server. You don't need several servers. One is enough.”
Himanshu T., a system administrator and DevOps engineer at a tech-services company, takes note of the various way in which Windows Server 2016 is easy to use when he writes, “This solution is very user friendly, easy to use for any system administrator, simple to deploy applications, has a wide range of applications available, great UI, and takes less technical skills to operate than some other competitors. Additionally, the active directory has great functionality; if we want to integrate any assets, then we can easily do it.”
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