Hybrid Cloud

Can’t-miss OMS Operations Management Suite Sessions at Ignite

This post was authored by the Enterprise Cloud Management Team. If you are attending Ignite or watching the event live and are interested in maximizing the management of your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environments, you should strongly consider attending the below sessions. Discover how Accenture and Time Warner manage hybrid environments today: This 45-minute session...

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New ideas, new solutions, new technical preview of Azure Stack

We’re pleased to announce the next step in delivering the power of Azure in your datacenters: Azure Stack Technical Preview 2! Since we released the first Technical Preview, we’ve been blown away by the conversations with customers about the solutions they want to build and the problems they want to solve with Azure Stack. They see...

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Millennial IT challenge employers to accelerate cloud adoption; hybrid remains important

This post was authored by Scott Woodgate, Director, Audience Marketing, Cloud Platform Marketing. The rise of millennials in the workforce is well on its way. In 2016 millennials already represent one in three workers and by 2025 millennials will make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce (Pew Research; Brookings Institute).  Each generation has its...

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Microsoft and Docker offer supported Docker Engine to Windows Server 2016 customers

Today, as part of the launch of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft and Docker are announcing an expansion of our partnership to enable customers to run Docker containers on Windows Server. As part of a new agreement, Microsoft and Docker will make the Commercially Supported Docker Engine (CS Docker Engine) available to Windows Server 2016 customers...

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Announcing the launch of System Center 2016 and new services for Operations Management Suite

This post was authored by Jeremy Winter, Director, Program Management, Enterprise Cloud. Navigating the transition to cloud means changes for IT operations. To manage cloud resources and across a hybrid environment, you need tools with the speed and flexibility to match the agility of the cloud. At the same time, you need specialized capabilities required...

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Join us for Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 sessions at Ignite

Heading to Atlanta for Ignite? We have a full line-up of sessions ready for Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. Hear from our product experts, partners and even customers who are already deploying the new features. For an overview, we recommend you join us for these sessions: Mike Neil and Erin Chapple kick off...

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Preview: RDS in Windows Server 2016

As a preview to the great new capabilities coming in the latest release of your trusted desktop and app virtualization, we have just released a new MS Mechanics video showcasing some of our greatest innovations in this release. Scott Manchester, Principal Group Program Manager on the Remote Desktop Services team, and our tech evangelist Simon...

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Understanding Software Defined Storage with Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016

This post was authored by the Microsoft Mechanics team. On the latest Microsoft Mechanics we take a look at software defined storage using new capabilities in Windows Server 2016. Elden Christensen from the Windows Server storage team joins Matt McSpirit to expose what’s behind the black box of a typical Storage Area Network (SAN) and how...

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