IBM Microsoft Drop-in-the-box offerings

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Available on selected IBM System x and BladeCenter models

Better Together: IBM System x servers with IBM's Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2

IBM Microsoft drop-in-the-box software includes certified drivers and IBM-specific media. It also has Bios-locked media tuned and customized to IBM servers. This eases installation and improves software performance. Affordable and easy to deploy, use, and maintain.

Whether you buy this software to give your existing server the latest in operating system excellence or purchase configured as a perfect complement to your new server order, here's why IBM System x servers with IBM's Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 are better together:

Customize your solution1

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition is optimized for large-scale virtualization and for workloads that require the highest levels of scalability, reliability and availability, offering unlimited Windows Server guest instance virtualization use rights to easily run large numbers of virtualized Windows Server instances with Hyper-V and VMware environment.

Description Program number Feature number
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter 2 CPU, 5 User CAL 5731-W28 0200
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter 4 CPU, 5 User CAL 5731-W28 0201


Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition provides high availability for mission-critical applications such as databases, messaging systems, and file and print services through such features as failover clustering for applications running in non-virtualized environments.

Description Program number Feature number
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 1-8 CPU, 25 User CAL 5731-W28 0198
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 1-8 CPU, 10 User CAL 5731-W28 0197


Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition provides organizations with the ability to deliver rich web-based experiences efficiently and effectively, with improved administration and diagnostics, advanced development and application tools, and lower infrastructure costs.

Description Program number Feature number
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 1-4 CPU, 5 User CAL 5731-W28 0196


To legally access the server software above, a Client Access License, or CAL, may be required. (A CAL is not a software product; it is a license that gives a user the right to access the services of the server.)

Description Part number
Windows Server 2008 CAL (5 User) 4849KCM
Windows Server 2008 CAL (5 Device) 4849KDM

1Please call your Inside Sales Representative to configure your customized solution

Financing

Financing may be available. Refer to the following IBM Global Financing Web site at: http://www.ibm.com/financing/us/


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