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Microsoft Servers

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Microsoft Servers is a brand that encompasses a line of Microsoft server products. This includes the server editions Microsoft Windows operating system itself, as well as products targeted at the wider business market. Unlike Microsoft's Dynamics or Office product lines, most of the products sold under this brand are not intended to be line-of-business services in and of themselves. Previously this brand was called Windows Server System.


As of December 2006, the lineup of Windows Server System software includes:

  • BizTalk Server - Business process design and integration tools
  • Commerce Server - E-Commerce portal
  • Exchange Server - E-mail and collaboration server
  • ForeFront - Line of security products for Windows
  • Host Integration Server - Data and management connector between Windows environments and mainframe systems such as AS/400
  • Identity Integration Server - Identity management product
  • ISA Server - Firewall and caching web-proxy, known as Microsoft Proxy Server in its earlier iterations
  • Speech Server - Speech applications for automated telephone systems, including voice recognition
  • SQL Server - Relational database system with a number of business intelligence analysis tools
  • Virtual Server - Virtualization of operating systems
  • Windows Server - Server operating system
  • Windows Server Update Services - Software update services for Windows and other applications
  • Windows Small Business Server - Windows Server and additional technologies
  • Windows Storage Server - File server-focused edition of Windows Server, with built-in back-up tools

Microsoft Office server products

Some of the products included in the Windows Server System product branding are designed specifically for interaction with Microsoft Office. These include:

  • Forms Server - Server-based electronic forms
  • Groove Server - Collaboration server; works in conjunction with Groove
  • Live Communications Server - Instant messaging and presence server, integration with telephone PBX systems. Integrates with Office Communicator
  • Project Server - Project management and resource allocation services; works as the server component to Microsoft Project
  • SharePoint Portal Server - Intranet portal server facilitating publishing, searching, and sharing of information. Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer is the correlating desktop client product for building SharePoint services and web sites.

Microsoft System Center

Microsoft System Center is a set of server products aimed specifically at helping corporate IT administrators manage a network of Windows Server and client desktop systems. When first introduced, the "System Center" brand included products from the Windows Server System line, but has since evolved to include new products.

As of December 2006, this line of products includes:

  • System Center Capacity Planner
  • Data Protection Manager
  • System Center Reporting Manager
  • Operations Manager - Services and application monitoring
  • Systems Management Server - Configuration management, hardware/software asset management, patch deployment tools for Windows desktops

Other technologies

Some technologies that Microsoft has shipped separately from the Windows Server line of operating systems have been incorporated into the operating system itself. These include:

  • Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Services for UNIX
  • Terminal Services
  • Windows Media Services
  • Rights Management Services

Discontinued server products

  • Microsoft Application Center - Deployment of web applications across multiple servers
  • Microsoft BackOffice Server
  • Content Management Server - Web site content management and publishing
  • Microsoft SNA Server
  • Microsoft Site Server

External links

  • Official Microsoft Servers web site
  • Official Microsoft System Center web site
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