Windows Server Primary Use Case

reviewer1392543
Database Administrator at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use Windows Server to host all of our Windows-specific applications, such as Active Directory. We also use it for our systems that are running Microsoft SQL Server, since it used to be dependent on Windows. That is no longer necessary because we have an option to run it on Linux, as well. Our infrastructure includes systems from Microsoft, Linux, and IBM. View full review »
reviewer1174590
System Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Most of the time we use it for user account access. We also deploy Microsoft on machines that must run on Windows. Beyond that, we use it for the remote desktop, and obviously for its mobile Microsoft features. View full review »
Nehad Elkordi
IT Manager at Rashideen Egypt For Trade
It's a platform, so it brings on a system for the servers themselves. I have multiple services running over Microsoft Servers, for example.SAP, Exchange . All of my services already running are running over this platform. I also using it occasionally for application access. View full review »
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Noor Parkar
Sr. System and Storage Administrator at a government with 51-200 employees
We primarily use the solution for our different applications. View full review »
reviewer1379898
Senior IT Specialist at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We're primarily using the solution mostly for the file server and communication and so on. View full review »
reviewer1085004
ICT System Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
I'm an ICT system engineer and we are customers of Microsoft. View full review »
reviewer1423995
Principal Consultant at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
Our use cases are usually data and analytics. We are building platforms for our clients to exploit their data. We are building the data curation. Also, the analytics for the front end, and the presentation of the data for the end-user. View full review »
reviewer1425519
System Manager at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are primarily using Windows Server for monitoring purposes. View full review »
reviewer1390341
IT Infrastructure Engineer at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
I primarily use Windows Server as a hypervisor, running Hyper-V. View full review »
reviewer1431948
organizator informatike at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use these servers for databases and applications. View full review »
reviewer1099098
User with 1,001-5,000 employees
We started virtualizing servers to reduce the number of physical servers and to optimize the data center. We started with standalone installations of the Hyper-V server and synchronized with our virtual machine. After that, we built a cluster and all of the VMs were hosted in that environment. View full review »
reviewer1430925
Technologist at a security firm with 51-200 employees
We are in the waste logistics industry and we are using this product as the central server for our file systems. The SQL server is running on top of this. View full review »
reviewer1424022
Technical Solutions Architect at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
We primarily use Windows Server for Citrix desktops and domain controllers. View full review »
Jess Hsu
IT Engineer at a printing company with 201-500 employees
We use this solution for common management and group policy management. Within our organization, there are between 300 to 400 people using this solution and we intend to expand and continue using Windows Server in the future. View full review »
Luis (Abe) Ibrahim Delgado Pláter
User
We use this solution for the deployment of virtual machines on Hyper-V. View full review »
Learn what your peers think about Windows Server. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: August 2020.
441,726 professionals have used our research since 2012.