Windows VPS Features: RDP & Cloud Optimizations

If you use Windows Server for web hosting, development, or as a remote desktop host, you should consider using virtualized Windows infrastructure. Our Windows VM hosting platform supports instant, on-demand deployment a variety of different Windows versions, including both server and home OS’s.

We have designed our Windows VPS builds (see below for complete list) from the ground-up to offer the best performance and reliability possible on a virtualization-based (cloud) platform. With a range of key upgrades, enhancements, and built-in features that we have developed over several generations of virtualized Windows OS releases, we are confident that we are providing the most convenient, capable, and user-friendly Windows remote desktop server experience.


  • 5-minute deployment, with networking and system settings fully pre-configured
  • RDP (Remote Desktop) pre-configured and accessible over public network
  • Network drivers (virtual NIC) supporting up to 10Gbps
  • Storage drivers supporting high-speed I/O to solid-state (SSD) storage arrays
  • System paging and memory handling to perform well in low-memory VM environments
  • System performance optimized to benefit server applications and desktop applications, depending on OS
  • Minimized hard disk usage for convenient deployment
  • Security settings and Windows Update tweaked for convenient deployment
  • Included tools and programs like Chrome and WinSCP for easy setup

Each of the available Windows OS images has been optimized for deployment in the smallest disk footprint possible, and most images can be deployed with just 15GB of total storage space. We recommend some extra storage space for the system logs and page file to expand, applications, and other files.

Available Windows OS Images

Server 2012 R2 Standard

  • Installation Size: 9.7GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit

Server 2012 R2 Datacenter

  • Installation Size: 9.8GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit

Server 2008 R2 Standard

  • Installation size: 13.2GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit

Server 2008 R2 Datacenter

  • Installation Size: 9.7GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit

Server 2008 Enterprise SP2

  • Installation Size: 11.9GB
  • Architecture: 32-bit

Server 2003 R2 Enterprise

  • Installation Size: 4.9GB
  • Architecture: 32-bit

Windows XP Professional

  • Installation Size: 16GB
  • Architecture: 32-bit

7 Enterprise

  • Installation Size: 17GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit or 32-bit

8.1 Enterprise

  • Installation Size: 17GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit

Windows 10 Enterprise: Insider Preview

  • Installation Size: 11.3GB
  • Architecture: 64-bit


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Questions about our service or compatibility? Please contact us!

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