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Windows 2008 Servers and Windows 2008 Hosting

Windows server 2008 is the successor to Windows server 2003.  It was developed alongside Windows Vista and shares much of its functionality and design.   Its improvements range from a new Windows Firewall to the addition of Windows Communication Foundation which is based on .NET Framework 3.0.   This edition also makes several memory and file system improvements which allow for increased maximum RAM and files sizes.  Windows 2008 server also introduces Server Core which is an installation of Windows server without a GUI.  This installation can be useful when installing Windows server 2008 as a Web server or Hyper-V virtual server.

Windows 2008 hosting has several benefits over previous versions of Windows.  With the introduction of Server Manager, an administrator can quickly setup and manage new services from a central location.  The Hyper-V hypervisor in Windows 2008 server lets administrators run virtualized guest operating systems within the host OS.  Failover clustering can be setup so that multiple servers can back up each one another and share the processing load over several servers. NTFS has been improved in Windows 2008 server by being able to detect imminent hard drive failures as well as self-healing capabilities where damaged data clusters can be repaired automatically.

There are several editions of Windows Server 2008 available:

  • Standard, Enterprise and Web Server editions available in both 32 and 64 bit
  • Windows Web Server 2008 and Standard Server 2008 have a 4 gigabyte RAM limit on 32 bit systems and a 32 gigabyte limit on the 64 bit version
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise has a 64 gigabyte limited on 32 bit systems and a 1 terabyte limit on the 64 bit edition
  • Windows 2008 R2 was released in only 64 bit and has a 2 terabyte limit on the Enterprise and Data center Editions.  R2 Standard has a 32 gigabyte RAM limit.  R2 HPC Server 2008 has a 128 gigabyte limit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation edition has an 8 gigabyte limit

Windows 2008 Server can be configured using the latest hardware to achieve the fastest server solution.  It can also be used with Plesk, a full featured web interface that allows you to access your server from anywhere.  

SingleHop’s team of experts have intricate knowledge of Windows 2008 server and can assist setting up your server correctly.  Do not hesitate to ask any questions about how you can use Windows 2008 hosting to help your company grow for many years to come.

Explore our featured Windows 2008 Server Solutions

Windows 2008 Servers

Server   CPU Speed Memory HDD Monthly
Single Xeon X3430 PDF 1x2.4GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 2x500 GB $169 Order Now
Single Intel Xeon PDF 4x3.2GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $199 Order Now
Single Xeon X3430 PDF 1x2.4GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 2x500 GB $199 Order Now
Single Intel Xeon PDF 4x3.5GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $209 Order Now
Single Intel Xeon PDF 4x3.2GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $209 Order Now
Xeon E3-1230 V2 PDF 4x3.2GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $219 Order Now
Xeon E3-1270 V2 PDF 4x3.5GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $219 Order Now
Single Intel Xeon PDF 4x3.2GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $229 Order Now
Single Intel Xeon PDF 4x3.5GHz 8 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC 1x500 GB $259 Order Now
Single Intel E5-2620 PDF 6x2.0GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC/RG 1x500 GB $289 Order Now
Dual Xeon E5-2620 PDF 12x2.0GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC/RG 1x500 GB $359 Order Now
Dual Intel E5-2620V2 PDF 12x2.0GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC/RG 1x500 GB $369 Order Now
Dual Xeon 5520 PDF 8x2.26GHz 64 GB DDR3 800MHZ ECC/RG RAM 4x500 GB $369 Order Now
Dual Xeon E5-2620 PDF 12x2.0GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC/RG 1x500 GB $389 Order Now
Dual Intel E5-2620V2 PDF 12x2.0GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333MHZ ECC/RG 1x500 GB $399 Order Now
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