Windows Server Valuable Features
Database Administrator at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is Active Directory.
Microsoft Exchange is very valuable for us.
I am quite satisfied with the user interface.
Recently, they added a new terminal window where you can SSH into Linux machines easily. The Linux packages that are now installed with the Microsoft Store can support a miniature version of Ubuntu and Linux integration tools. When installed, it can easily connect remotely to other operating systems.View full review »
System Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The active directory that the server provides is the solution's most valuable aspect.
The solution continues to improve and develop and we appreciate that it's always evolving. We've been working with the solution so long, we've seen a lot of changes for the better happen over time.View full review »
The solution, in general, is quite straightforward. A beginner could probably use it with ease. It's always more or less simple to understand how this works.View full review »
The most valuable aspect of the solution is its operating system. It's just like Linux or UNIX.
I'm using all the features within it and find them all quite helpful.
I love using it for the DHCP server, DNS services, and using a computer to map sites on our domain.View full review »
The advantage of the product is that it's user friendly, it's compatible with the scalar product applications, it's well known to our own users as well as to our end-user clients.View full review »
We appreciate how many different applications can be on the server at any given time.
The solution is easy to learn. It doesn't take much training.
The implementation is simple.
The graphic interface is very nice.View full review »
ICT Manager at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The solution is very stable. We haven't run into any performance issues so far.
It is very easy to use. The system is very user-friendly.
The solution allows for many applications to run on it.View full review »
We haven't had any issues so far. It works basically without any issues.
The solution is easy to use and very user-friendly. It's simple to navigate and to work with.
The solution is stable. The performance has been great over the years.
The product has the capability to scale.
The installation was very straightforward.View full review »
Executive Personal Assistant at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Overall, Windows Server 2016 provides a stable environment for some of the very large workloads that it is subjected to in our organization, and it is very easy to use.View full review »
Senior IT Specialist at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Every time they perform a new release, the solution gets better and better.
In the past year, Microsoft has done a lot of work around security. There have been a lot of improvements made in that respect.
Overall, the solution works well.
Senior IT Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 501-1,000 employees
The solution's usability is very good. It's very user friendly.
We've found the solution to be very flexible.
It's very useful for domain authentication and other tasks.
It's great for hosting all kinds of applications.
The initial setup is straightforward.View full review »
IT Infrastructure Manager at a consumer goods company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The main features that we are using are active directory, domain, and DNS.View full review »
ICT System Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
The most valuable part about nowadays Windows is PowerShell. They got serious and implemented a real console which was always lacking in Windows.
Operations Director / Business Critical Solutions Architect at a outsourcing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I'm quite satisfied with Windows Server. I find mutual authentication and the environment useful. Over the years, I've seen some very good improvements in the Windows Server's quality and functionality.View full review »
IT Infra Head at a consumer goods company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The solution is very easy to use due to the fact that it has a broad base. It is very easy to use for the end-user.
The installation is straightforward.
Technical support has been very good overall.View full review »
Principal Consultant at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
The features that I like the most are that it's easy to use and the integration.
Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The product, overall, is very simple. It's easy to use and navigate. It's got a good design.
The implementation is very easy. It doesn't give you any trouble.View full review »
Cloud Service Director at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
The operating system is the solution's most valuable aspect. Many people on the team are extremely familiar with it.
We haven't had any issues with the server whatsoever. It's been very reliable.View full review »
System Manager at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable features are the file transfer protocol (FTP) and the secure file transfer protocol (SFTP). These are both used for file sharing.View full review »
This solution is very user friendly, easy to use for any system administrator, simple to deploy applications, has a wide range of applications available, great UI, and takes less technical skills to operate than some other competitors. Additionally, the active directory has great functionality, if we want to integrate any assets, then we can easily do it.View full review »
Senior System Engineer at a comms service provider with 201-500 employees
I like the views in the user interface.View full review »
The biggest and the most important services used in most of the organizations in the world is the Active Directory. The policy management feature is a great option for managing different policies in the domain environment.
Also, integration with other Microsoft solutions like Exchange and System Center Configuration Manager has the great ability to manage all of the different features on system support, like upgrading, securing, and troubleshooting different Windows systems for clients.View full review »
Technical and Project Manager Industrial Directorate EES CLEMESSY at a construction company with 10,001+ employees
It's important to us that it is easy to use and has easy maintenance because we don't have specialists. It is necessary for us to have very simple maintenance procedures.View full review »
Deputy IT Manager at ICAPP (Americana Group)
The most valuable feature is its stability. We have had no problems with Windows Server and we plan to continue using it in the future.
This product has very good features.View full review »
Windows Server can be used for any kind of application. It is an operating system that supports enterprise applications. There is no application that doesn't go with Windows.View full review »
organizator informatike at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature of this solution is the ESRP that is used with the Windows Platform.
The most valuable features I have found to be the flexibility and wide range of support training available.View full review »
Vice President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Nothing is required for the maintenance of the solution, Microsoft does everything. It is very good and robust.View full review »
Assistant Manager – IT Infrastructure at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
It's easy to use.View full review »
I have found the solution to be flexible and easy to use.View full review »
We like all of the features connected with sharing resources, typical of a Hyper-V cluster manager. Several of these further stand out, including:
- The ability to Hot Add resources to the VM.
- The ability to work on the physical server without disconnecting services.
- Provides workspaces for the entire organization with fewer resources.
The most valuable feature of the solution is it works well overall.View full review »
Solution Director at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
We chose Windows Server because it is easy to use, and easy to maintain.View full review »
Technical Solutions Architect at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
The domain controller features are useful.View full review »
System Integration Engineer at a computer software company with 1-10 employees
We like the performance.
We use this solution because we need Microsoft. It's not a choice about the other operating systems.View full review »
Information Systems Infrastructure Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's user-friendly.View full review »
System Administrator at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
I like its simplicity.View full review »
Windows Server is very easy to use.View full review »
Software Test Engineer at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
I find the solution to be easy to use, flexible with overall great performance.View full review »
ASM at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
I like that it's simple and the users are happy.View full review »