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HP ProLiant MicroServer now certified for Windows Server 2012 R2

The HP ProLiant MicroServer , an ideal first server solution for small and growing businesses, is now certified for Windows Server 2012 R2 (click here for details). 


The HP ProLiant MicroServer is a general purpose server that provides an infrastructure for either Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials (a unique cloud-enabled solution) or Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation (providing a familiar Windows user interface).  The HP ProLiant MicroServer is a cost-effective starter server recommended for businesses with fewer than ten clients.   


When deploying Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft recommends the minimum hardware requirements:




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Limited to one processor; per-server licensing

Up to two processors;

per-server licensing

Min. CPU requirement

1.4 GHz 64-bit

1.4 GHz 64-bit

64-bit RAM standard and maximum

2 GB/32 GB

2 GB/64 GB (16 recommended)

Error-correcting code memory



Network interface card (NIC)

Multiple NICs supported

Multiple NICs supported

Storage required

32 GB

160 GB with a 60 GB system partition



The HP ProLiant MicroServer is upgradeable to a maximum of 8 GB of RAM and 4 drives with a maximum configuration of 8 TB.  HP ProLiant options available for the ProLiant MicroServer can be found on the QuickSpecs.




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Additional information can be obtained at:


To download the ‘Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 from HP: Bringing together the world's leading server hardware and software’ Data Sheet click here.


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