Key Benefits:

  • 16 Core License
  • Ideal for physical or minimally virtualized environments
  • Licensing model core-based
  • Requires Windows server CALs
  • License includes permission for two OSEs or VMs
  • Lifetime customer support at no extra cost

Vendor: Microsoft

Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Datacenter 16 Core License

Digital download, no hard copy will be shipped.

Availability: ESD - Electronic Download. Ships 5 - 30 Minutes after checkout (During Normal Business Hours)


Product Type: Windows Server
SKU: P71-09389

Year: 2022
Edition: Datacenter
System Requirements

Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Datacenter

Windows Server was here before you knew it, now it's there when you need it the most. The latest Windows Server 2022 Datacenter edition is available for purchase with the most powerful features.

Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is the latest and most advanced Windows server for your business. Easily keep up with these ever-evolving threats with our new security features like secured-core; never worry about cyberthreats again!

Microsoft has made it easier to install and manage VMs in the new Datacenter edition, centered around making your virtual machines better. Whether you want to minimize downtime or take advantage of the benefits of cloud – Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is just what you need.

Windows Server 2022 Datacenter offers you great new features including Application Guard that protects your Virtual Machines against exploits by malware without modifying code. It also comes with the essential cloud-ready application platform and security solution for your applications. Make future updates quick, painless, and unnoticeable to end users.

Key Features:

  • Enhanced Security: Protect your data and infrastructure with advanced security features, including built-in threat detection and protection against evolving cyber threats.
  • Efficient Storage Solutions: Optimize storage efficiency and reduce costs with features like deduplication and Storage Spaces Direct, enabling seamless management of your data storage needs.
  • Hybrid Capabilities: Seamlessly integrate with Azure services for hybrid scenarios, enabling you to leverage the power of the cloud while maintaining control over your on-premises environment.
  • Container Support: Embrace modern application development with support for containers, enabling you to build, deploy, and manage containerized applications with ease.
  • Improved Performance: Take advantage of improved performance and scalability, allowing your servers to handle increasing workloads without compromising speed or reliability.
  • Enhanced Administration: Simplify server management with streamlined administration tools, making it easier to deploy, configure, and monitor your server infrastructure.

Windows Server 2022 Datacenter

Windows Server 2022 Datacenter is the latest and most advanced Windows server for your business. With new security features like secured-core, this mainstream server can defend against ever-evolving threats with more flexibility than before.

With its use of cloud capabilities such as Azure, there’s no need to compromise on tasks when you have other options. This release brings a powerful variety of opportunities for managing hardware and application access with improved VM management, an enhanced event viewer, and many others in Windows Admin Center.

Main features

With Windows Server 2022 Datacenter, users gain access to features such as server virtualization, storage, software-defined networking, web application platforms, server management and automation, information protection, virtual desktops, and much more.


Built-In Containers

Built-In Containers

Develop and manage with agility thanks to Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
New Deployment Options

New Deployment Options

Increase availability and reduce resource usage with the lightweight Nano Server
Innovative Networking

Innovative Networking

Software-defined networking to automate with cloud-like efficiency


Cost-Efficient Storage

Cost-Efficient Storage

Build highly available, scalable software-defined storage and reduce costs
Added Layers of Security

Added Layers of Security

Enhance security and reduce risk with multiple layers of built-in protection. Rely on new layers of protection built into the operating system to further safeguard against security breaches. Help block malicious attacks and enhance the security of your virtual machines, applications, and data.

Enhance Security with Windows Server 2022


Manage cloud-ready workloads with more ease

This innovative software focuses on providing a high level of flexibility of use and control to businesses in need of a solution to manage cloud-ready workloads with more ease.

Prevent malicious attacks

Windows Server 2022 also helps to prevent malicious attacks against your system with a strengthened security suite that also detects any suspicious activity as a preventative measure.

Change applications into cloud-ready solutions

Users can change existing applications into cloud-ready solutions and help developers to create new apps using containers, microservices, and the new Nano Server. Your data center can be run with an automated and resilient operating system and will have access to many of the same cloud-efficient features found in Microsoft Azure data centers.

The Windows Server 2022 Datacenter - 16 Core License operating system requires a minimum amount of resources to function efficiently. To run this server OS properly, having more than the minimum requirements will ensure that your device is set up correctly for scalability.



  • Processor: Minimum 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor compatible with the x64 instruction set is required. The processor must support security features like DEP and NX Bit.
  • Memory (RAM): The minimum requirement for your server’s RAM is a total of 512MB. ECC (Error Correcting Code) must be included.
  • Disk space: You require at least 32GB of available hard disk space to install Windows Server 2022 Standard. The installation of the GUI will require an additional 4GB of space.
  • Network adapters: The network adapters on your computer should have a 1 gigabit per second ethernet adapter and be PCI Express compatible.

Other Requirements

  • You need to have a UEFI 2.3.1c-based system and firmware that supports the Secure Boot feature.
  • A Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is required to use certain features of Windows Server 2022 such as BitLocker Drive Encryption.
  • A graphics device and monitor with a resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher is necessary for this product.
  • A keyboard and a mouse (or other compatible pointing devices) are required.
  • If you plan on installing Windows Server 2022 via disk media, your PC should have a DVD drive.