As strategic partners and industry leaders for nearly 30 years, HP and Microsoft are combining the intelligence of the world's most self-sufficient servers, like the ProLiant MicroServer Gen8, with the renowned productivity and ease of use of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Foundation and Essentials editions. Together, we're making it easy to protect all of the computers and data you own, share and access files and applications from anywhere, and simplify the entire process of owning and using business technology.

What's new

Do you want to improve the productivity and efficiency of your Small and Home Business? Take it to the next level with the uniquely-designed HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen 8. Its small, quiet and cool design allows it to fit into your existing home and office environments.

Combine it with Windows Server 2012 Foundation, if you want to share files for greater efficiency and productivity for an environment of 10 users. Or, take it to the next step by protecting your important business data if you choose Windows Server 2012 Essentials for a maximum of 25 users with easy access to cloud solutions.

HP ProLiant MicroServer

The HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is a small, quiet, and stylishly designed server that is ideal as a first server solution for small businesses. With a form factor that is easy to use and service, it helps small businesses drive down their expenses while improving productivity, efficiency, and security.

  • Simplified IT Management with Built-in Gen8 Technologies, as it includes HP iLO4, providing access to innovations like Intelligent Provisioning for quick and simple installation and setup.
  • Place it anywhere—the compact and quiet, HP MicroServer stacked with the PS1810 switch solution looks and works great, even in your front office.
  • Consolidate your business information into one central server to eliminate chaos and help usher in productivity, collaboration and security.
  • Seamless network connectivity increases simplicity and flexibility.

Windows Server 2012 Foundation

Windows Server 2012 Foundation provides a Windows Server experience for as many as 15 users by running popular business applications and providing a secure, reliable IT platform for your small business, as well as share information and resources.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Windows Server 2012 Essentials is a cloud connected first server, ideal for small businesses with up to 25 users by providing a powerful and flexible solution that helps protect, organize, and access your business information and run the applications you need on premise or in the cloud.

Together, any of these solutions, will:

  • Protect what's yours: Safeguard the data and computer systems your business depends on
  • Help you access with ease: Centralize, share and access files and computers from anywhere
  • Simplify your life: Make your business more productive without having to focus on technology