Windows Server is the broad, brand name that Microsoft has given to refer to each of the server operating systems that they release. While not the case in all instances, each Windows Server OS release has generally been named as a specific year, with the first release being named Windows Server 2003.
Each Windows Server option is a powerful operating system that supports enterprise-level:
- Data Storage
Both your desktop Windows version and Windows Server are both touted as user-friendly. This is true. However Windows Server versions are actually more powerful and are designed more specifically to be able to manage your web hosting, networking and databases.