2019-05-21T14:57:00Z

What is your primary use case for Windows Server?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Windows Server is the core of most of our small business clients networks, it holds programs and data, allows secure sharing of data, and provides core network services like User Authentication, DNS, DHCP, and File shares.

2021-05-03T13:33:11Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are primarily using the solution for implementing some of our applications. The applications that are running are very easy to handle. Most of the applications are on the Linux environment, as well.

2021-03-31T18:21:20Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We have the product that my team works on and we need to, for example, deploy the solution on running servers. That way, the client can access it and the QAs in our team could test it. Also, we have some database servers other than the Windows Server. We use it for servers - indicators for better pages for better performance. We create the databases actually.

2021-05-14T01:25:21Z
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Top 5Real User

We use Windows Server for hosting web pages, our SQL databases, and other things.

2021-05-13T16:55:32Z
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Top 5Real User

Most of our computers have the Windows Server operating system, and all of our applications are running on it.

2021-04-13T15:42:44Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We use this solution to install and use applications on it.

2021-02-11T16:46:47Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We typically use the solution for hosting applications, which is more related to Visual Studio and other similar items.

2021-02-05T11:35:33Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use the solution on our DNS network. It's the de facto operating system in our organization.

2021-02-03T17:24:25Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use the solution as a database.

2021-02-03T10:25:22Z
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Top 10MSP

The solution is a general server, It can be used for any of the products that you want to create or use. For example, it can be used for application server deployment and web applications. It can be used for everything.

2021-02-01T12:27:12Z
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Top 10Real User

We have many brands that we use here in our firm. As an example, we use Dell for our Laptops, we use Lenovo, we use IBM for our computers, Cisco for our switches, and Microsoft.

2021-01-28T19:00:57Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We use Windows Server as our certified server for compatibility.

2021-01-28T18:38:48Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

We use Windows Server to host applications, host files, emails, Windows server emails, and data exchange. But for the most part, we use it to host applications, directory services, and DNS services.

2021-01-23T09:27:30Z
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Top 5Real User

We hosted servers on the solution. We installed programs and services on it such as Azure, an ERP product.

2021-01-10T08:04:24Z
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Top 10Real User

We are using Windows Server 2016 for our organization's backend applications which reside in a data center. HP provides us with our Windows platforms, and we also have Unix platforms from them as well. We have been using Windows environments since I joined my organization, which is close to 20 years now. Currently, we're doing what you can call a hosted private cloud with colocation and we are running some huge workloads using Windows Server in this cloud. From our side, the organization's 2800 end users are mostly running Windows 10 in a highly virtualized environment. So whenever we need more resources, it takes just a couple of minutes to get it up and running.

2021-01-08T16:41:14Z
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Top 20Real User

We are using Windows Server locally for our DNS. We are implementers, and we perform this service for our clients.

2020-12-22T18:09:03Z
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Top 10Real User

We primarily use the solution for the Arctic directory, SharePoint, or the Information System's company.

2020-12-18T18:21:04Z
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Top 10Real User

I've used it with government applications to integrate and install with Shine server and Fire servers, enabling remote access. For some clients, we have developed and installed an integrated solution for about 500 users and are usually 'anywhere applications.' One client is a government permit office, and they use it for GIS applications and keep track of services.

2020-12-01T10:25:09Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I primarily use the solution for college assignments. We are using it just to learn how to configure all the options that Windows Server provides for the active directory and basically all the necessary configurations. It's for enterprise infrastructure, so to speak. We are mainly focusing on group policy and remote authentication, the main controller, and all the functionalities that a Windows server provides through the access directory.

2020-11-17T18:33:50Z
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Top 20Real User

We are primarily using Windows Server for monitoring purposes.

2020-10-21T04:33:55Z
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Top 20Real User

We use these servers for databases and applications.

2020-10-11T08:58:23Z
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Top 5Real User

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.

2020-10-11T08:58:18Z
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Top 10Consultant

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.

2020-10-04T06:40:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I primarily use Windows Server as a hypervisor, running Hyper-V.

2020-09-29T05:58:33Z
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Top 5Real User

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.

2020-09-29T05:58:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We primarily use Windows Server for Citrix desktops and domain controllers.

2020-09-27T04:10:16Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution for our different applications.

2020-09-27T04:10:11Z
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Top 20Real User

I'm an ICT system engineer and we are customers of Microsoft.

2020-09-13T07:02:31Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

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.

2020-08-26T07:13:25Z
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Top 20Real User

We're primarily using the solution mostly for the file server and communication and so on.

2020-08-11T06:17:32Z
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Top 10Reseller

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.

2020-07-23T07:58:40Z
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Top 5Real User

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.

2020-07-12T11:48:50Z
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Top 5Real User

We use this solution for the deployment of virtual machines on Hyper-V.

2019-07-03T14:32:00Z
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Top 20Real User

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.

2019-05-21T14:57:00Z
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