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Pros
"The most valuable feature is that there is an inbuilt HANA firewall.""The main feature is that Linux is flexible to work with for most web-based applications."

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"Provides workspaces for the entire organization with fewer resources.""The most valuable feature of this solution is Hyper-V Live Migration for Critical applications.""I'm using all the features within it and find them all quite helpful.""The active directory that the server provides is the solution's most valuable aspect.""Windows Server is very easy to use.""Every time they perform a new release, the solution gets better and better.""The most valuable feature is Active Directory.""The main features that we are using are active directory, domain, and DNS."

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Cons
"We have had trouble integrating Autodesk with the SUSE manager.""I would like to see better functionality for interacting with cloud-based systems."

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"One area that needs improvement is the management console.""Support for direct USB recognition for the virtual machines would improve this solution.""Overall, from a security perspective, Microsoft needs to improve.""The solution could offer higher availability.""The command-line interface should be improved.""Right now what is needed on the server-side is an easier release process. Every year or every third year they are releasing a newer version and it could go smoother.""Better integration with more platforms would be useful.""They can simplify the utilization and control of the system when you have a lot of setups. They provided something called Windows Center or Control Center in version 2019. It's a free tool that comes with the Windows Server. You can install it on your desktop and use it. This tool simplifies the control and monitoring of all servers. If I have 200 servers, I don't need to log in to each one to configure it. I can manage them from this tool. However, this tool needs quite a lot of improvements. It's difficult to use, and they need to improve it."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"When we first implemented this product, we had licenses for support."

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"Microsoft is relatively inexpensive compared to other database platforms.""This is not an expensive product.""It is an expensive product."

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Overview

The modern and modular OS helps simplify multimodal IT, makes traditional IT infrastructure efficient and provides an engaging platform for developers. As a result, you can easily deploy and transition business-critical workloads across on-premise and public cloud environments.

Windows Server 2016 is the most cloud-ready server Microsoft has ever built and includes a lot of technology that was inspired from our experience in the public cloud. It has big improvements in security, software-defined infrastructure and technologies to help developers build modern microservice-based applications, in the cloud or on-site. 

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Sample Customers
Air India, Akademicki Szpital Kliniczny (ASK), Allone, Altran, Apollo, ARCHIVA, Asia Innovatory Management School, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH, AutoData Norge AS, Baldor Electric, Business Connexion, CASIO, Ciclum Farma, Delta Lloyd, Edumate , HPE,  SAP SE,  Lenovo, BMW, T-Systems, UCX, Turners & Growers, Shenzhen Development Bank, Bosch Group, JK Tyres & Industries, IOCL, European Space Agency, Daimler AG, China Minsheng Banking Corp, Café Coffee Day, Unisys,  Petrochina Company Ltd, Fitch Ratings, ABeam Consulting Co Ltd, Tyro Payments, Rackspace, Pacific Textiles, ...Rakuten, Rackspace, Tyco
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company6%
Government5%
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Financial Services Firm20%
Manufacturing Company15%
Computer Software Company15%
Consumer Goods Company10%
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company19%
Government7%
Media Company5%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise43%
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Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise39%
Find out what your peers are saying about Canonical, Microsoft, Red Hat and others in Operating Systems (OS) for Business. Updated: October 2020.
442,845 professionals have used our research since 2012.
SUSE Linux Enterprise is ranked 6th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 2 reviews while Windows Server is ranked 2nd in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 18 reviews. SUSE Linux Enterprise is rated 8.0, while Windows Server is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of SUSE Linux Enterprise writes "Good performance, integrates well with Active Directory, and has an inbuilt HANA firewall". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Windows Server writes "Good user interface and technical support, and Active Directory is very helpful for us". SUSE Linux Enterprise is most compared with Red Hat Linux (RHEL), openSUSE Leap, CentOS, Ubuntu Linux and Windows 10, whereas Windows Server is most compared with Red Hat Linux (RHEL), Windows 10, Ubuntu Linux, CentOS and openSUSE Leap.

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