Version Comparisons

There are four different versions of Windows Server 2003. Here is a quick list, followed by a detailed examination of the differences:

  • Standard Edition. This version is intended for file-and-print services and general purpose application support. It can also act as an Internet gateway and dial-in server.

  • Enterprise Edition. This version is the upgrade path for Windows 2000 Advanced Server. It has greater memory and processor capacity than Standard Edition, along with support for clustering and advanced certificate services. It is intended for high-end applications and high-availability services. It also supports services that are no longer included in the Standard Edition package.

  • Datacenter Edition. This version comes as ...

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