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With a Windows Server 2016 Essentials license you can use many of the newest features within this latest Server iteration by Microsoft. Quickly discover all functionalities!

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Windows Server 2016 Essentials

Windows Server 2016 Essentials offers a flexible and affordable server solution for users with up to 50 unique devices and 25 unique users. This newest Windows Server iteration by Microsoft includes many new features. Furthermore, different security functionalities are added and improved. With a Server 2016 Essentials license you guarantee data remains safe, whether it is stored locally or in a cloud-based storage. This makes Server 2016 Essentials the perfect software solution for small businesses.

New features of Server 2016 (Essentials)

Microsoft frequently releases updates for this newest Windows Server iteration. Also Windows Server 2016 Essentials has many interesting (new) features in comparison to the previous version:

Remote Access: Access certain desktops or laptops off premises with the integrated Remote Access.

PowerShell 5.0: PowerShell 5.0 introduces new cmdlets and modules for remote management and scripting of servers, applications and clients. PowerShell 5.0 is backwards compatible.

Windows Defender: This newest antimalware application by Microsoft is installed by default. Windows Defender is the best possible by Microsoft solution to detect and neutralize malware threats in real-time.

Windows Server containers: Windows Server containers allow for operating system-level virtualization. They function by providing just enough access to the operating system, libraries and underlying resources to host applications in and isolated user-space.

Active Directory Federation Services: New within Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) is the ability to authenticate users stored in LDAP or cloud-based providers.

System Requirements Server Essentials

Microsoft has set the following minimum system requirements for Microsoft Server 2016 Essentials:

  • Processor: 1.4 GHz (64-bit)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Hard disk: 32 GB
  • Graphics: 1024 x 768 (Super VGA) or higher resolution
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
  • Input devices: Keyboard and mouse may be required

All 38 language packs by Microsoft are available for Windows Server 2016 (Multilanguage).

Buy a Server 2016 Essentials license

Do you want to start using Windows Server 2016 in your small business? Then quickly look at the Server 2016 licenses by FastLicenses. We offer 100% original products keys against the lowest possible price. You will receive your product key and digital download within 5 minutes via e-mail.


  1. Cindy

    I had a few problems when i tried to validate. I got excellent help and advice and my product activated with no more problems. Jack was most helpful.

  2. DanandBetsy Delavan

    Lexone was very helpful and prompt as he helped me navigate a software compatibility problem requiring an exchange of the product I purchased.

  3. Emma Hammett

    Excellent, helped me to install my software with step by step instructions. Very helpful! Would recommend

  4. Greig Craig

    Finally Ugraded from Server 2012 for a great price. The transaction was fast and easy.
    Lexone was extremely helpful with installation query.
    thanks very much.

  5. Michael Walby

    Things go wrong sometimes that’s life but a quick response and effective action what more could I have asked thankyou for your efficient response and keep up the good work

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