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$149per month
Built to support basic sites and applications, our Lite Plan is suitable for new projects and built to grow with you.
  • e3-1220 V2 (3.10GHz)Intel® Core™ e3-1220 V2 (3.10GHz)
  • 4 Threads4 Cores,4 Threads
  • Storage1TB HDDStorage
  • Bandwidth10TBBandwidth
  • SetupFREESetup
$229per month
Designed to support businesses and high-traffic sites, the Standard Plan is ideal for companies needing power.
  • X5460 V1 (3.16GHz)2 x Intel® Core™ X5460 V1 (3.16GHz)
  • 8 Threads4 Cores,8 Threads
  • Storage1TB HDDStorage
  • Bandwidth20TBBandwidth
  • SetupFREESetup
$429per month
The Pro Plan will enable you to host your IT infrastructure on a secure server built for optimum performance .
  • e5-2620 V2 (2.10GHz)2 x Intel® Core™ e5-2620 V2 (2.10GHz)
  • 12 Threads6 Cores,12 Threads
  • Storage1TB HDDStorage
  • Bandwidth30TBBandwidth
  • SetupFREESetup

Every Dedicated Server Includes:

100% uptime
Network Uptime
100% of the Time
support around the clock
24/7 Support
From Experts
Bandwidth Carriers
Connected to 200+
certified with ssae 16
SSAE 16 Certified Secure & Safe
no hidden costs
Zero Upfront Costs
Pay What You See

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Comprised of the most powerful Microsoft operating systems available, Colocation America’s dedicated Windows server packages provide customers with robust, highly reliable platforms for web servers such as WordPress and Magento, database systems needing MySQL, mail servers using Microsoft Exchange and much more.

Powered by a top tier colocation facility and an extensive network of more than 200 leading bandwidth carriers, our solutions are customized to deliver all the reliability, security, and cost-efficiency solutions Windows has to offer.

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What Are the Dedicated Windows Hosting Requirements?

Below are the minimum system requirements to install Windows Server 2012:

  • Processor – 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
  • RAM – 512 MB
  • Disk Space – 32 GB
  • Other – Gigabit Ethernet adapter

What Is New in Windows Server 2012?

If you’ve been using Windows 8 on your personal computer, then you’re going to be familiar with Windows Server 2012. If you’re still using a previous version of Windows, or Windows Server 2008 then there’s going to be a bit of a learning curve, but it’s rather intuitive.

Instead of comparing Windows Server 2012 to Windows 8, let’s compare it to Windows Client OS since, if you’re on this page, you’re most likely familiar with that already.

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Additionally the OS is the same whether you purchase Windows Server 2012 Standard or Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. The only difference between the two is whether you only need to run up to two virtual machines (standard) or you need unlimited virtual machines (Datacenter).

Since the OS is the same, all the details below will fit into both the Windows Server 2012 Standard and Datacenter versions (i.e. there’s no Enterprise edition to mess everyone up like in the 2008 editions).

Windows Dedicated Hosting Licensing

Windows dedicated server hosting licensing has moved to a processor model. Microsoft’s logic behind this is as follows:

“Having a single-licensing model will make it easier for you to buy the right product for your needs and to compare the cost of alternatives (such as individual products, the CIS SKU outside of ECI, ECI and so on). Additionally, the new licensing model provides a single, familiar, and easy-to-track metric for all infrastructure products further reducing management overhead.”

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For Windows Server 2012 Standard, if you have a two-processor server and you want to run on a total of 4 VMs, you simply purchase two Standard edition licenses and assign them to your server. For example:

Number of Standard Edition Licenses on a Single ServerTotal Number of Virtual Machines

With one Windows Server 2012 Datacenter license, however, you can run an unlimited number of virtual machines with that one license.