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Windows Server 2008 Foundation Edition

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Foundation is a new operating system edition to be released by Microsoft that is targeted at SOHO,Micro Businesses and Small Businesses. It’s a Linux-Replacement that fit to small business IT budget . Below are the features and limitation you might need to consider before purchase this edition:

Windows Server 2008 Foundation Edition

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Foundation is a new operating system edition to be released by Microsoft that is targeted at SOHO,Micro Businesses and Small Businesses. It’s a Linux-Replacement that fit to small business IT budget . Below are the features and limitation you might need to consider before purchase this edition:

  • Cheap (You don’t need CALs to connect to Foundation except for Terminal Service and Windows Right Management)
  • Subset of the Windows Server 2008 roles and features
  • OEM license (pre-installed on new server)
  • 15 User Limit
  • 50 TS Connections
  • 50 RRAS Connections
  • 10 TAS Connections
  • 30 SMB Connections
  • 1 socket systems only
  • 8GB maximum memory support
  • No virtualization use rights

For more detail:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/foundation.aspx
http://windowsitpro.com/mobile/pda/Article.cfm?ArticleID=101841&FAQ=1