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Windows MultiPoint Server 2012

Windows MultiPoint Server 2012

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Windows MultiPoint Server 2012:
•Gives each student computer access in schools that cannot afford a computer for every student.
•Helps teachers manage the classroom and individual student learning experience in schools that already have computers for every student.

With Microsoft MultiPoint Server 2012 multiple users can simultaneously share 1 computer, significantly reducing total cost of ownership.

Key Features:
  • Improve student access to computers and reduce costs.
  • Increase the number of students who can access computers
  • Reduce your initial hardware costs because you only need to buy one host computer that multiple students can use at the same time.
  • Reduce your maintenance costs because you only need to service and support one computer.

One computer, many students; Putting computing power into the hands of more students:
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 addresses the problem of affordability by giving each student his or her own station with a monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse; these stations are then connected to a single computer and share its processing power.

Makes school computing more affordable:
  • With Windows MultiPoint Server 2012, schools can lower the upfront cost of technology, consume less energy, and reduce ongoing operating costs.

Empowers educators, engages students:
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 enables schools to give all students their own computing stations, supporting teachers in their efforts to guide every student's experience using a system that's easy to learn and use.

Provides simple setup, easy management:
  • No matter what your computing experience and technical knowledge, you'll find that Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 offers a simple, flexible installation that's easy to manage and return to a healthy state, and enables the use of most Windows-based educational software.

Many computers, optimized teaching; Managing learning when students have their own computers:
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 helps schools manage many computers using Windows 7 or Windows 8.
  • Centralize control over each computer in the classroom—desktop, laptop, or tablet, whether they belong to the school or student, giving the teacher a straightforward and manageable way to coordinate and support student learning.

Optimizes interaction between teachers and students:
  • Teachers have access to an easy-to-use MultiPoint Dashboard on their stations, from which they can interact with students and guide their work.

Provides flexible installation, simple management:
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 was designed to be easy to install and maintain, regardless of the level of technical knowledge of those responsible for computer technology in the school.
There are two ways to acquire MultiPoint Server 2012:
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 Academic can be acquired through the Microsoft Academic Volume Licensing program.
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 can be acquired pre-installed from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
In addition to the server licence, MultiPoint Client Access Licences (CALs) are required. Both device and user variants of the Windows Multipoint Server CAL are available to allow customers to optimise their CAL purchase decisions based on their individual needs. However, two CALs will be required for connection to Windows MultiPoint Server, a Windows Server CAL, and a MultiPoint Server CAL.
Microsoft volume licensing: Learn how Microsoft licensing fits your organisation
Datasheet: Download the Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 datasheet
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