At the heart of Microsoft’s Cloud OS, which transforms the datacenter and enables modern applications in this new era of IT, Windows Server 2012 captures the Microsoft experience of delivering global-scale cloud services to provide a highly dynamic, highly available, and cost-effective server platform for any datacenter or cloud.
Windows Server 2012 helps you flexibly build, deploy faster and scale web applications on-premises and in the cloud, using your development skills and knowledge.
Flexibility: Enables hybrid applications between the data center and the cloud.
Scalable and elastic: Provides frameworks, services, and tools to increase scalability and elasticity of modern applications.
Open: Enables mission-critical applications and enhanced support for open standards, open source applications, and various development languages.