The "Certified for Windows Server 2022" , "Certified for Windows Server 2019" and "Certified for Windows Server 2016" badges
identify hardware components, devices, drivers, systems and solutions
that meet Microsoft standards for compatibility and recommended practices
with the Windows Server 2016 operating system. Products and Solutions that
have earned the Certified for Windows Server badge are also fully supported
in Hyper-V environment.
The badges that identify certification for earlier Windows Server operating system versions, such as the "Certified for Windows Server 2012 R2" and
"Certified for Windows Server 2012"
, and the "Certified for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2" and "Certified for Microsoft Windows Server 2008"
badges identify hardware and software solutions that meet Microsoft
standards for compatibility and recommended practices with the respective Windows
Server operating systems. Solutions that have earned either of these Certified for
Windows Server logos are also fully supported in Hyper-V environment from the same
release. The certified applications have been tested by Independent Software Vendors
(ISVs) using technical specifications and tools required by Microsoft. ISVs have
independently verified the compatibility of such applications and confirmed support
to customers that deploy the certified applications.