There are many staggeringly unique features of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard that make it stand out from other Windows servers. Many features have been included in this edition of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard, simply to give it a cutting edge identity and authenticity. All in all, these features help in achieving the aim of the Windows server and ensure that it functions and operates at par with the expectation from the standard.
- Installation Options: Adding to the flexibility that a user can achieve with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard, there is a unique option for switching between the Server Core and Server with Graphical user interface mode. This switching between the two does not need re-installation of the entire Windows server though. The use and flexibility of this option has rendered it a desirable and recommended option in most systems these days. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard adds even more flexibility to its use by allowing a third installation option to run on the system, though with certain restrictions.
- User interface: In Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard, the server manager has been redesigned to allow management of multiple servers. Using the Metro based user interface, a user can achieve this task. As compared to the earlier versions, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard has a lot more command lets.
- Task manager: With an all new task manager in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard, processed and their performance have been enhanced in a major way. Emphasis has been paid to appearance and flexibility of operations by the user. With the user of sophisticated tools and enhanced features, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard aims to achieve a complete makeover in the way tasks are performed and completed.