Windows Storage Server 2012 is an advanced storage and file serving solution for any size organization that offers new levels of performance and reliability on a proven and reliable server platform.
Connect VMware ESXi using vSphere client
Once you connected below screen will come.
Now , create new virtual machine.
Select the configuration type.
Give VM name and Next.
On this screen data store is shown, capacity storage and freed space.
Now, select the Guest Operating System.
i.e Windows, Linux or Other. In this scenario we are installing Windows Server
Select the Network card and Adapter. Mention the number of NIC’s.
Select the Virtual disk size and provisioning.
Preview the virtual machine settings.
Attach the bootable CD and start.
Choose the language and other settings.
Click on Install now.
Enter the product key and click Next.
Accept the license and Click Next.
Choose the drive space and click Next.