Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard is an application from Microsoft for data management. Its particular strengths lie in business intelligence and business-critical applications, as well as in cloud integration in accordance with your wishes and needs. This standard edition is a server+CAL based license, with 32-bit and 64-bit versions available.
An Overview of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Features:
"AlwaysOn" the optimized solution for high-level availability and emergency restore.
"xVelocity" delivers maximum speed for queries and performance
Comprehensive security and encryption options
Comprehensive service and support
Data calculation and visualization for analyses and decisions.