SQL Server Enterprise delivers comprehensive high-end datacenter capabilities for demanding database and business intelligence requirements. Learn more about the SQL Server 2016 product editions and features at www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Operating System: Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, 64-bit OS only
The SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Edition – Server/CAL software is for installation for customers with legacy SQL Server Enterprise Edition Server/CAL licenses and active SA coverage.
Actual installation requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you choose to install. Visit the SQL Server TechNet library at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506.aspx for detailed hardware and software installation requirements for SQL Server 2016.
Important Note: SQL Server 2016 has a critical pre-requisite for updated Visual Studio VC++ 2013 Runtime Libraries. To install or check if this update is required on your system, please see KB316398.