CPU socket: 3.1 GHz (64-bit processor) or faster multi-core
Memory (RAM): 8GB
Hard disks and available storage space: 160 GB hard disk with a 60 GB system partition
Network adapter: Gigabit Ethernet adapter (10/100/1000baseT PHY/MAC).
Internet: Some functionality may require Internet access (fees may apply) or a Windows Live® ID Account.
Supported Client operating systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, Macintosh OS X version 10.5 to 10.8.
Router: A router or firewall that supports IPv4 NAT.
Super-VGA 800 x 600 (minimum) or 1024 × 768 (recommended) or higher-resolution monitor (headed mode only)
Keyboard and Microsoft® Mouse or compatible pointing device (headed mode only)
Supported networking configuration:
Your server computer must be connected via a network cable to a router.
The router should be a UPnP-certified device, but it is not required.
The router should be in the 192.168.x.x subnet, but it is not required.
Server management and automation
Web and application platform
Access and information protection
Virtual desktop infrastructure