Windows Server 2008 R2 is a multi-purpose server designed to increase the reliability and flexibility of your server or private cloud infrastructure, helping you to save time and reduce costs. It provides you with powerful tools to react to business needs faster than ever before with greater control and confidence.
Whether you want to consolidate servers, build a private cloud, or offer Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), the features of Windows Server 2008 R2 enable you to take your datacenter and desktop strategy to a new level.
Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is a capability in Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 which separates where the desktop or application is used from where it runs. It accelerates desktop & application deployments enabling any client to run any application or operating system. RDS also helps to keep critical intellectual property secure and to radically simplify regulatory compliance by removing applications and data from the desktop.
Microsoft® Exchange® provides businesses with email, calendar, and contacts on the PC, phone & web, so employees can stay connected and in sync.
Microsoft® Lync® is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform. With Lync, users can keep track of their contacts’ availability; send an IM; start or join an audio, video, or web conference; or make a phone call—all through a consistent, familiar interface. Lync is built to fully integrate with Microsoft Office