Windows Server Essentials is now available in two forms:
- as a server role – Windows Server Essentials
Experience, in the Standard and Datacenter editions of Windows Server
2012 R2 Preview. Installing the Windows Server Essentials Experience
role on Windows Server
2012 R2 Preview provides you all the features and functionalities (such
as dashboard, client computer backups, and Remote Web Access) of
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview without the locks and limits
imposed on it. For more information about this new
server role, see Windows Server Essentials Experience Overview.
- as a core Windows Server edition – Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview. As a part of your installation process, you can now opt to install Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview as a virtual machine using a wizard.
(thanks to Tom for the links)