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FREE WEBINAR: Three ways to migrate to a hybrid-cloud environment (with demos!)

This blog post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal PM, Windows Server. The path to hybrid cloud is paved with good intentions. But it’s easy to get off-track if you don’t begin by making some important decisions about existing applications and infrastructure. Fortunately, you have several great options —so how do you choose the right...

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Skill up with Know it. Prove it. challenges for IT Pros!

This blog post was authored by Matthew Calder, Senior Content Developer, Learning and Readiness Team.  Looking to augment your knowledge and expand your abilities? Check out the two IT Pro tracks in the latest Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) Know it. Prove it. challenge, underway now and wrapping up on May 17! Pick up valuable skills...

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Three reasons to watch my free webinar on what’s new in Hyper-V

This post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal PM Manager, Windows Server. In case you missed my recent webinar, “Software-define your infrastructure with Hyper-V using Windows Server 2016,” don’t worry, you can still watch it… for free! Solutions, not features. Covering all of the exciting new features in Windows Server 2016 would take a couple...

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On-demand webinar: Accelerate application delivery with Docker Containers and Windows Server 2016

Adoption of Windows Server 2016 is well underway, and one area of innovation getting a lot of interest is the new Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers, which work with the Docker Engine that comes with each license of Windows Server 2016. Whether your organization is creating new applications or modernizing traditional applications, please join us...

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Demo Tuesday // How to turn event logs into security intelligence

Welcome to our new Demo Tuesday series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. Smart security with OMS and Windows Server 2016 The flood of security event logs can be enough to overwhelm an army of system administrators. In the event of a breach, what’s needed isn’t...

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Demo Tuesday // Shielded Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2016

Welcome to our Demo Tuesday Series. Each week, we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. You can’t put virtual machines (VMs) under lock and key Customers are virtualizing pretty much everything they can today, from SharePoint to SQL Server to Active Directory domain controllers. That has created an interesting...

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Demo Tuesday // Windows Server: Just Enough Administration

Welcome to our Demo Tuesday Series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. Don’t leave all of your keys on one ring One of the new Privilege Identity controls in Windows Server 2016 is Just Enough Administration (JEA). It uses PowerShell to provide role-based administration. That way...

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Demo Tuesday // Storage Replica: prevent data loss during a disaster

Welcome to our new Demo Tuesday series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. What would happen if a disaster strikes one of your datacenters? How much data would you lose? Hours, days, or weeks? And how many millions would that cost your organization? These are extremely...

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Use Windows Server 2016 and software-defined networking to build a better network

Windows Server Program Manager Greg Cusanza joins Matt McSpirit to demonstrate the software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities in Windows Server 2016. Watch as Greg explains those capabilities and shows you how to use SDN to dynamically create, secure, and connect your network to meet the evolving needs of your apps, speed up the deployment of your...

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Preview: Remote Desktop Services 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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