Intel® Xeon® processor based servers provide an enterprise-ready alternative to more expensive platforms for mission-critical applications that require high availability and are essential to revenue generation, security and compliance. Intel® Xeon® processor based servers also deliver an energy-efficient platform for enterprise computing for the most demanding business-critical applications.
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 R2 powered by the Intel® Xeon® processors based servers provides customers the required levels of performance, scalability, and reliability to support mission critical business functions. All while offering significantly lower overall total cost of ownership and the ability to standardize on a flexible IT environment.
For mission critical scenarios, the Microsoft and Intel platform delivers a quantum leap in enterprise computing performance to run data-demanding applications faster than RISC-based or mainframe systems. Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2 powered by the Intel Xeon processors combines intelligent and expandable performance with world record-breaking scalability to run the largest and most demanding workloads.
Gain an enterprise-ready alternative to expensive and inflexible RISC-based and mainframe platforms at significantly lower cost. Microsoft and Intel have worked together for more than 20 years to ensure the highest levels of reliability, availability, and serviceability for business- and mission-critical computing. With scalable servers powered by the Intel Xeon processor 7500 and 5600 series running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2, organizations can run the most demanding enterprise workloads. All while enjoying significant cost savings without sacrificing reliability, performance, or scalability.