Designed for departmental and standard workloads, Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, delivers intelligent file and printer sharing, more secure Internet connectivity, centralized desktop policy management, and Web solutions that connect employees, partners, and customers. Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, provides high levels of dependability, scalability, and security.
Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, takes the best of Windows 2000 Server technology and makes it easier to deploy, manage, and use. The result is a highly productive operating system that is more secure, reliable, highly available, and scalable.
At a high level, Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, provides support for:
- Advanced networking features such as Internet Authentication Service (IAS), the Network Bridge feature, and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS).
- Four-way symmetric multiprocessing (SMP).
- 4 gigabytes (GB) of RAM.
Customers seeking the highest availability and scalability should consider Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition.