Microsoft's line of Windows operating systems aimed at servers. Tag questions specific to a version with [windows-server-2012], [windows-server-2008], etc.
Windows Server is a brand name for a group of server operating systems released by Microsoft.
It includes all Windows operating systems that have "Windows Server" in their names, but not any other Microsoft product.
The first Windows server edition to be released with that brand was Windows Server 2003. However, the first server edition of Windows was Windows NT 3.1
- windows-nt-4 1996, July 31.
- windows-server-2003 April 2003, a version of Windows released in 2003, designed for server use.
- windows-server-2008 February 2008 based on the Windows Vista codebase.
- windows-server-2008-r2 July 2009 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.
- windows-server-2012 August 2012
- windows-server-2012-r2 October 2013