Windows Server IoT

Microsoft Windows® Server IoT products are fully functional versions of Microsoft’s server operating system with built-in security, reliability, and availability features intended for use in an embedded solution consisting of purpose-built hardware and application software. Windows IoT Server is the choice of OEMs looking for long term product availability to more easily design, build and deploy dedicated embedded server appliances.

Interested in a trial download? Find the main server trials here.

Windows Server Embedded Key Features

  • The same full Server Operating System as "normal" versions
  • Language Independent Licensing – Multi User Interface (MUI) Language OPK
  • Online Activation Disabled – for customers with more than 100 pcs per year and above, activation can be disabled via an application to Microsoft
  • Long Lifetime – for at least 10-15 years.


Product Family Name EOL - End of License
Windows Server 2008 R2 and CALs for Embedded Sytems 06.02.23
Windows Server 2012 for Embedded Sytems 30.06.27
Windows Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Sytems 30.06.27
Windows Server 2016 for Embedded Sytems 31.12.31
Windows Server 2016  CAL for Embedded Sytems 31.12.21
Windows Server 2016 RDS CAL for Embedded Sytems 31.12.21
Windows Server IoT 2019 and CALs 31.12.29
Windows Server IoT 2022 and CALs 31.08.31
Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems 06.02.23
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Systems 31.12.20
Windows Storage Server 2016 for Embedded Systems 31.12.23
Windows Storage Server IoT 2019 31.12.29
Windows Storage Server IoT 2022 31.08.31
SQL Server 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems 31.07.23
SQL Server 2012 for Embedded Systems 31.03.27
SQL Server 2014 for Embedded Systems 31.12.28
SQL Server 2016 for Embedded Systems 31.07.31
SQL Server IoT 2017 30.11.32
SQL Server IoT 2019 31.01.30