Staying on an unsupported platform is putting your customer’s business at risk. Upgrade them to Windows Server 2012 and they will experience a faster, more flexible platform that is built for the business world of tomorrow.

Greater flexibility and agility

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud Platform vision, Windows Server 2012 R2 brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure with new features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, the web and application platform, and more.

Any customer that is relying on Windows Server 2003 for day-to-day operation of their business networks is facing significant risks

  • Windows Server 2003 and the workloads running on it will become more expensive to operate.
  • Computers and networks will become vulnerable to malicious software  and other security issues.
  • Any outdated software will create compliance issues.

Look at what your customer’s will gain by moving to Windows Server 2012

  • Server consolidation. Get the most out of server hardware investments as their business grows.
  • Disaster recovery. Make sure important data isn’t lost. Hyper-V Replica  is included as part of Windows Server 2012 R2 and provides automated data protection and recovery across servers.
  • Flexible, cost-effective storage. Scale data storage quickly,  at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions.
  • Easy remote access. Give their employees the flexibility to work from any location and provide your organization the peace of mind that comes from knowing data is protected.
  • A consistent user experience. Provide their workforce with a consistent, well-managed experience across the many different types of computers and mobile devices in use.

The evolution of Windows Server

Windows Server 2012 R2 enables high-performance and supports high-scale workload and infrastructure innovation across storage, identity, networking, virtualization, and more. Windows Server 2012 R2 is an enterprise-grade platform providing 5x more logical processor support, 4x more physical memory and 16x more memory support per virtual machine. The Customer Factsheet below gives you an overview of the features available in the different Windows Server versions and also provides licensing options.

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Windows Server 2012 Customer Factsheet

Get an instant view on the features of each Windows Server 2012 Edition and give your customers more reasons than one to upgrade.

‘Ready-to-Go’ Marketing

To help you sell Windows Server 2012 to your customers, we’ve put together a series of cobrandable demand generation emails.

The emails highlight the business benefits Windows Server 2012 has to offer and provides a helpful end-user Getting Started Fact Sheet download.

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Ingram Micro Professional Services

Make the future better – help your customers transition with confidence

Ingram Micro have built a Professional Services team, that work closely with partners to provide solutions across the latest server, storage, network, virtualization and infrastructure technologies available today.

Our proven Migration Team delivers customer solutions that simplify and ease migration from Windows Server 2003; specifying the right hardware, configuration and logistics management to streamline the transition.

When you work with us, both you and your customers benefit from vendor approved best practices, and unprecedented experience in moving services and applications from obsolete server technology to the new Windows Server 2012 R2.

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